The Hambly House:  Houses by dpai architecture inc

11 gorgeous homes to celebrate Canada from coast to coast

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From Antigonish to Yellowknife, Canadians are gearing up for our 150th birthday – our sesquicentennial since Confederation! 

It's time to participate, celebrate, and explore our linguistic, cultural, and regional diversity, as well as the richness of our history and heritage. Well, here on homify we have a ton of Canadian talent to add to the celebration. These 11 spectacular Canadian homes will show you the huge diversity of architectural styles and showcase the work of talented architects in Canada. 

Want to join the celebrations? You'll find events and projects in your city by visiting Celebrate Canada.

1. This sweet cottage home has a solid and simple design that shows Canadians know how to make spaces shine, without needing to be ostentatious.

 If charming is your style, then this family home's face-lift will be huge inspiration. 

2. The Arbutus House was made with all of the quality materials that make Canadian architecture so gorgeous and efficient. The siding is a red cedar with galvalume strips tucked between them and the frame of the home is Douglas fir timber.

3. The smooth white stone on this home creates a polished look, while the intriguing roof adds in character.

Rockcliffe Park:  Houses by Flynn Architect
Flynn Architect

Rockcliffe Park

Flynn Architect

The smooth white stone on this home creates a polished look, while the intriguing roof adds in character. There's no need to be boring when creating sleek design, Canadians prove it! 

4. Our nation's capital has this gem as a perfect example of a private home that still manages to be warm, look at that light brown wood!

Lighthouse:  Houses by Linebox Studio
Linebox Studio

Lighthouse

Linebox Studio

5. This square home is made brilliant with the unusual windows and their dressings, or lack of dressings, on smooth concrete!

Fold Place:  Houses by Linebox Studio
Linebox Studio

Fold Place

Linebox Studio

6. If you have the water front to put a boat house on, you should. This charming blue siding is a great nautical choice.

Lake of the woods Boat house:  Houses by Unit 7 Architecture
Unit 7 Architecture

Lake of the woods Boat house

Unit 7 Architecture

7. Eco-friendly design is huge priority for Canadians, and this Winnipeg home proves it can be stylish too.

Handsart Residence Exterior:  Houses by Unit 7 Architecture
Unit 7 Architecture

Handsart Residence Exterior

Unit 7 Architecture

Are you loving the landscaping? A professional can help you get the same look. 

8. Who says modern has to be square? This curvy home plays with shape in a totally unique way.

Originally built in 1939, the Hambly House is one of only a handful of Art Moderne houses to be found in Ontario.

9. Homes that blend in with their forest surroundings are hugely popular in Canada, and this tall beauty shows us why.

McKellar Park New Home:  Houses by Jane Thompson Architect
Jane Thompson Architect

McKellar Park New Home

Jane Thompson Architect

There's so many more forest themed homes for you to explore, here

10. Believe it or not, this beauty was a renovation, combining huge modern windows with a classy stone foundation.

11. We can't finish our list without a quick stop at this chic and compact Toronto home. The purple tint is wild!

Mini Craven:  Houses by Linebox Studio
Linebox Studio

Mini Craven

Linebox Studio

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