Architecture · October 13, 2021 1


The Remodel Of This Victorian House Included A Triangular Window For Sitting On The Top Floor

A modern extension has been added to a Victorian home, and includes a triangular window furnished as a meditation space.


Creative Union Network has designed a modern extension for a Victorian semi-detached dwelling in Toronto, Canada.

The homeowners wanted to increase their livable space by building a third-floor addition.


A modern extension was added to a Victorian home, creating a third floor with extra living space.

From the conception, the was constrained by the city of Toronto zoning-by-laws which restricted the heights and setbacks of the addition.

A Victorian home with a modern extension.

Despite the difficulties faced, the architects were still able to create an open and airy space with an abundance of natural light.


A modern house extension that added a third floor to a Victorian home.

The new design included numerous skylights and built-in air vents to emphasize the minimalist aesthetics of the space.

The open-plan interior, which can be used as an office or living space, includes a wall of custom designed shelving and cabinetry.

This open plan interior, which can be used an office or living space, includes a wall of custom designed shelving and cabinetry.

Adjacent to the shelf is a triangular window nook that been furnished with a rug, plenty of pillows, plants, and a meditation bowl.


A triangular window nook that been furnished with a rug, plenty of pillows, plants, and a meditation bowl.

At the other end of the open room are a fireplace and folding doors that open to the balcony that overlooks the rear yard.

In open plan top floor includes a fireplace and folding doors that open to the balcony that overlooks the rear yard.


A modern living room with plants, skylights, and a black fireplace.

There’s also a small kitchenette with white and wood cabinetry and a matching white countertop.

A small kitchenette with white and wood cabinetry and a matching white countertop.

Through a doorway by the kitchen is the bathroom, where white tiles cover the walls and the front of the built-in bathtub. Wood shelving on the wall complements the wood vanity on the opposite wall.


In this modern bathroom, white tiles cover the walls and the front of the built-in bathtub. Wood shelving on the wall complements the wood vanity on the opposite wall.

Photography by Riley Snelling | Design: Creative Union Network