A 40 Foot Glass Wall Folds Open To Connect The Interior And Exterior Spaces Of This Home

A 40 Foot Glass Wall Folds Open To Connect The Interior And Exterior Spaces Of This Home

Photography by Brandon Barre

Multi-disciplinary atelier Ancerl Studio has designed a modern home in Toronto, Canada, and unique to the house, is a large 40 foot folding glass wall that folds open.

Multi-disciplinary atelier Ancerl Studio has designed a modern home in Toronto, Canada, and unique to the house, is a large 40 foot folding glass wall that folds open.
Photography by Brandon Barre

Spanning across the living room and the dining room, the large opening connects the interior spaces to the outdoors, expanding the livable space.

This modern living room includes a folding glass wall, two bi-fold pocket doors that open up and hide away, revealing the TV and open shelving, as well a three sided open flame custom fireplace.
Photography by Brandon Barre

When closed, the glass walls provide an abundance of natural light to the interior spaces. Other interesting design details found in the living room are the two bi-fold pocket doors that open up and hide away, revealing the TV and open shelving, as well as the three-sided open flame custom fireplace, that can be enjoyed from not only the living room and dining room, but also the outdoor space when the wall is opened.

This modern living room includes a folding glass wall, two bi-fold pocket doors that open up and hide away, revealing the TV and open shelving, as well a three sided open flame custom fireplace.
Photography by Brandon Barre

Let’s take a look around the rest of the home…

The Exterior

The design of the house includes a solid front facade, with a tucked away entryway, that afforded the client the privacy they desired.

The design of this modern house includes a solid front facade, with a tucked away entryway, that afforded the client the privacy they desired.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj
The design of this modern house includes a solid front facade, with a tucked away entryway, that afforded the client the privacy they desired.
Photography by Brandon Barre

The Front Door And Entryway

Welcoming visitors to the home is a 7-foot wide black-framed glass pivot door, that opens into the entryway furnished with a console table and a stool. The material palette in the home includes white walls, ceilings, warm wood millwork, and white ash engineered floors.

Welcoming visitors to this modern home is a 7-foot wide black-framed glass pivot door, that opens into the entryway furnished with a console table and a stool.
Photography by Brandon Barre

The Scotch Lounge And Home Office

Throughout the home, there are 14-foot ceilings, which can be seen in the open plan Scotch lounge and home office. A walnut accent wall showcases a pair of floor-to-ceiling, temperature-controlled wine fridges, and both open and closed storage for the home office.

A modern 'Scotch Lounge' is a casual place for drinking and relaxing.
Photography by Brandon Barre
A walnut accent wall showcases a pair of floor-to-ceiling, temperature controlled wine fridges,
Photography by Brandon Barre
An open plan home office with walnut shelving.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj

The Dining Room

A large shelving unit separates the dining room from the Scotch lounge, while a set of bi-fold doors open to reveal a wet bar.

A large shelving unit separates the dining room from the Scotch lounge, while a set of bi-fold doors open to reveal a wet bar.
Photography by Brandon Barre

The Kitchen

In the kitchen, minimalist white cabinets line the walls, while a large island provides space for multiple stools. Hidden within the cabinetry is a dedicated coffee station.

In this kitchen, minimalist white cabinets line the walls, while a large island provides space for multiple stools. Hidden within the cabinetry is a dedicated coffee station.
Photography by Brandon Barre
In this kitchen, minimalist white cabinets line the walls, while a large island provides space for multiple stools. Hidden within the cabinetry is a dedicated coffee station.
Photography by Brandon Barre

The Swimming Pool And Landscaped Garden

The outdoor space has been landscaped with a variety of different areas, including a swimming pool and deck, a lounge area with an outdoor kitchen and fireplace, and a dining area.

This modern outdoor space has been landscaped with a variety of different areas, including a swimming pool and deck, a lounge area with outdoor kitchen and fireplace, and a dining area.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj
This modern outdoor space has been landscaped with a variety of different areas, including a swimming pool and deck, a lounge area with outdoor kitchen and fireplace, and a dining area.
Photography by Brandon Barre

The Stairs

Wood stairs connect the various levels of the home, with a black handrail that contrasts the white wall.

Wood stairs connect the various levels of this modern home, with a black handrail that contrasts the white wall.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj

The Hallway

A hallway with a glass ceiling connects the top of the stairs to the bedrooms.

A hallway with a glass ceiling connects the top of the stairs to the bedrooms.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj

The Primary Bedroom

The primary bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, and a sliding glass opens to a private outdoor space.

This modern primary bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, and a sliding glass opens to a private outdoor space.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj
This modern primary bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, and a sliding glass opens to a private outdoor space.
Photography by Brandon Barre
This modern primary bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, and a sliding glass opens to a private outdoor space.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj

The En-Suite Bathroom

A wall of wood closets link the bedroom to the en-suite bathroom, which showcases a white vanity with large mirrors, a built-in bathtub, and a double shower with a glass surround.

A wall of wood closets link the bedroom to this modern en-suite bathroom, that showcases a white vanity with large mirrors, a built-in bathtub, and a double shower with glass surround.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj
A wall of wood closets link the bedroom to this modern en-suite bathroom, that showcases a white vanity with large mirrors, a built-in bathtub, and a double shower with glass surround.
Photography by Kimberly Czornodolskyj
A wall of wood closets link the bedroom to this modern en-suite bathroom, that showcases a white vanity with large mirrors, a built-in bathtub, and a double shower with glass surround.
Photography by Brandon Barre

The Guest Bedroom

In one of the other bedrooms, a glass door opens to a small balcony with tree views.

A modern bedroom with a glass door that opens to a small balcony with tree views.
Photography by Brandon Barre

The Floor Plan

Here’s a look at the floor plan of the ‘Waxwing Residence’.

The floor plan of a modern home with three levels.
Architecture and Interior Design: Ancerl Studio | Builder: Maia Legacy Builder
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