16 Aug '16, 3pm

Naturally-cooled Toronto home boasts a beautiful multi-level indoor garden

Naturally-cooled Toronto home boasts a beautiful multi-level indoor garden

The house, designed as an infill residential project, occupies a corner lot in Toronto’s North York neighborhood. It seems to grow upwards with the development of the indoor garden that starts at the basement level. Strategically placed narrow windows protect the residents from outside views, while harvesting natural light throughout the day. By placing spaces that require a high level of privacy on the street level, and defining the courtyard on the lower level, the architects created a structure that protects its inhabitants from the city noise.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/naturally-cooled-toronto-home-boasts...

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