Archive for November, 2012

This is a project that we had renovated the interior on a few years ago, and now it was time to clean up the exterior. There are many homes that, although they are structurally sound, are looking very tired from the outside. With this project, we wanted to add a modern twist to the standard […]

You don’t always have to add square footage or do major structural changes to make a big impact with a renovation. I love how this tired Victorian 2 storey got a second chance at life. The new exterior is clean and modern, but still respects the vintage of the home.

There are a ton of 3 level split houses in Calgary and they are the perfect candidate for renovations. Typically these homes were built after WW2, which means, for the most part, the structure and building techniques are fairly similar to what we do today. The structure will most likely (with proper engineering) support additional […]

Meet the team


rectangle has a really great group of people and Tim, our site manager, is no exception! Tim works tirelessly to ensure our projects stay on schedule and run smoothly. When not doing his part for Calgary modernism, Tim is an avid photographer and loves the Ship & Anchor.



While renovating this great pre-war 2 storey last year, our client really wanted to keep some of the original character. There was a section of the existing 2nd floor structure that did not have any plumbing or duct work running through it, so it was decided to leave that portion exposed. I really love how […]

sneak peak


The CHBA Sam awards are coming up and we are excited to have a couple of really great renovation projects entered. Our Bankview renovation should be a strong contender this year! We will have more photos of this project up on the main site soon.