Innovative Courtyard House
Architect couple Christine Ho Ping Kong and Peter Tan transformed a back-alley concrete shell into a sleek, family space.
This award-winning Toronto home features an open concept kitchen that separates the living room from the office area. A plywood and teak veneered island is equipped with a cooktop and sink while the teak-covered rangehood also houses lighting. Varnished plywood ceilings and walls create warmth and keep the sun-drenched space from feeling too bright. Poured-concrete flooring gives the home an industrial vibe.