Osler Ski Club Custom Cabin 7 Osler Pines Road
Location: Collingwood, Ontario Project type: New Home Style: Contemporary, Modern, Transitional Storeys: 2 Size: 5200
Beds: 4 Baths: 3
Features: This custom cabin was designed from the ground up as a retirement home for our amazing clients. Seeking a west coast contemporary dream home, SMPL went to work in early 2016 working on the design plans and seeking approvals from Osler ski club.
From the Client: SMPL architects were hired to design and engineer a new luxury home. Joel simply shines above the best. He is articulate, a great communicator, technically competent and extremely organized. confidential
_Clean, Calgary Modern. 6008 33rd ave
Location: 6008 33rd ave, Calgary, Alberta Project type: New Home Style: Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 3,275
Beds: 4 Baths: 4
Features: Clean, Bold, and Simple forms are what make this modern home unique. Built in an older neighbourhood in Calgary, Alberta: this home boasts beautiful exposed concrete finishes throughout the cohesive living spaces. An open riser staircase with glass railings is a main focal feature of the design, which can be seen from every room on the main floor. Large and Plentiful windows help to fill the space with natural daylight.
Blue Mountain Retreat 157 Indian Circle
Location: 157 Indian Circle Project type: New Home Style: Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 3500
Beds: 4 Baths: 5
Features: This contemporary design is placed in the woods to take advantage of its surroundings --- large expansive windows and doors help to bring the outdoor living environment inside. Steel, Wood and concrete help to clad this home and anchor it in its amazing setting. Construction to commence shortly
Boxy Renovation 324 Sandlewood
Location: Oakville, Ontario Project type: Addition, Renovation Style: Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 2200
Beds: 3 Baths: 3
Features: This project is a renovation and addition to an existing multi level side split in a beautiful neighbourhood in oakville. The main floor features 12' ceilings, and a large 16 foot sliding patio door out to the back deck and pool area.
Clean, Modern and Bold.
Location: Belvedere Style: Contemporary, Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 3900
Beds: 4+1 Baths: 6
Features: This modern home features exposed concrete architectural features along with steel and stucco siding. The home is designed in such a manner that the master bedroom has spectacular views of Lake Ontario.
Custom Residence 468 Southland Crescent
Location: 468 Southland Crescent, Oakville Project type: New Home Style: Contemporary, Modern, Transitional Storeys: 2 Size: 5000
Beds: 4 Baths: 6
Features: This is a newly constructed home, in the heart of southwest oakville. Built on a pie shaped lot, to maximize size based on strict zoning regulations, the home features 4 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Glass Railings, wide plank oak flooring and an open concept design help to accentuate the open floor plan design this home plan has to offer.
European inspired modern 217 Woodale
Location: Oakville, Ontario Project type: Addition, New Home, Renovation Style: Contemporary, Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 2900
Beds: 4+1 Baths: 3.5+1
Features: This large scale renovation and addition project is essentially rebuilding this home from the ground up in a great spot in Oakville. A large expansive lot allowed a plethora of design options and large scale overhangs to maximize the usability of the subject lands, and at the same time maximize the architecture of the home.
Farmhouse Modern 176 Viewbank Cres
Location: 176 Viewbank Cres Project type: New Home Style: Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 3600
Beds: 4+1 Baths: 5
Features: This modern farmhouse is a custom design for some clients of ours. They're building their dream home to enjoy for many years to come.
From the Client: It has been a pleasure working with Joel. We initially hired SMPL for a modern renovation and in the process decided to build a new custom home. Joel was extremely patient and professional as we made numerous changes.Joel provided exceptional customer service, valuable advice and truly collaborated with us, taking our abstract ideas from conversations and rough sketches to a beautiful architectural design. Would highly recommend SMPL.
Infill Modern Cantilever Home 82 Charleston
Location: Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario Project type: New Home Style: Contemporary, Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 2800
Beds: 3 Baths: 3
Features: Spacious open concept floor plan on main level with a strong connection to the backyard living space that features a concrete patio, hot tub, and fire pit.
Lean and Mean Modern 401 Smith
Location: Burlington, Ontario Project type: New Home Style: Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 2800
Beds: 3+1 Baths: 2.5+1
Features: This modern home squeezes itself onto a 40' lot in an amazing part of beautiful Burlington, Ontario. With its large tree as a focal feature for the front windows of this home, The house features expansive glass, open living plan, a covered outdoor living room in the rear yard and open air 2nd floor balcony off the front of the home.
From the Client: Joel and his team are amazing. From the beginning we felt very confident.Being in the service industry our selves,were impressed with their quick design and revisions. They were also recommended by two of our clients as well. Phil Schultz
Mississauga Lux Modern 2070 Parker
Location: Mississauga, Ontario Project type: New Home Style: Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 7300
Beds: 4 Baths: 6
Features: This Luxury 7,300 square foot above grade home design is scheduled to start construction mid 2017. It is the first of 10 homes to be built in a custom high end cul de sac in an amazing part of Mississauga, Ontario. The home will feature a glass wine cellar and elevator, reflection pool at the front entry, main floor office with private entry, 3 car garage, and huge open plan living spaces.
Modern Infill Project 128 Mountain Park
Location: 128 Mountain Park Project type: New Home Style: Contemporary, Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 2400
Beds: 3 Baths: 3
Features: This modern infill home has a rooftop deck with full views of the Toronto skyline. Fitting onto a 23' wide lot, the home falls within all zoning regulations at a skinny 17' width.
Traditional Excellence 1551 Warland Road
Location: 1551 Warland Road, Oakville Project type: New Home Style: Transitional Storeys: 2 Size: 3800
Beds: 4 Baths: 5
Features: This home was designed from the ground up. SMPL was involved in land acquisition, architectural design services, contractor bid process, site progress management, and interior design services. Working closely with the clients on this beautiful home, we wanted to match timeless elegance of a traditional design with some modern touches and "glitzy" detailing to ensure the clients utmost happiness to live in for years to come.
From the Client: We hired SMPL Design Studio to create the architectural design of our new custom built home. This includes exterior design as well as interior layout. Joel Tanner was a pleasure to work with and completely professional. He was always available to answer any questions we had during the process and implemented our suggestions in efficient ways. We are thrilled with the final product and would highly recommend Joel to anyone who is looking for a down-to-earth, easy-going and highly qualified architect. Gabby and Joe DaSilva
Transitional Gables 2421 Applewood Drive
Project type: Addition, New Home, Renovation Style: Transitional Storeys: 2 Size: 3400
Beds: 4 Baths: 5
Features: This transitional home design is located in the heart of Bronte, in beautiful Oakville Ontario. With an open concept plan and large expanses of glass to bring the outside in, this home takes advantage of all its sites features to the best of its abilities. Surprisingly the project is a major renovavation / addition and not actually a new build.
Carnahan|Smith Residence Santa Rosa Road
Location: Christina lake, British Columbia Project type: Cottage/Vacation Home, New Home Style: Contemporary, Green, Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 2600
Beds: 3 Baths: 3
Features: in floor exposed concrete floors on both levels, steel siding and roofing for zero maintenance, passive solar design, high efficiency windows and doors
Blackhurst Renovation 2105 Apple Valley Lane
Location: Burlington, Ontario Project type: Renovation Style: Modern Size: 1800 square foot home
Beds: 3+1 bedroom Baths: 2 bathroom
Features: 60” Electric fireplace, oak flooring locally sourced and finished on site, high gloss custom white cabinetry with walnut accent boxes on pantry wall, quartz countertops, high efficiency windows and doors, vaulted ceiling created using existing roof trusses, curbless shower in main bathroom, floating stairs, glass entry walls to basement and main floor.
From the Client: My husband and I hired Joel to help us transform a 1966 side split into a functional, modern, interesting home for our selves and our 2sons. Joel was very detailed with his amazing drawings and helped us bring our vision to life. He is a great communicator and is always just a phone call away which puts our mind at ease knowing that we can count on him for timely responses to our never ending renovation questions. I highly recommend SMPL Design Studio
Beck Residence 812 Highway 3A
Location: Nelson, British Columbia Project type: New Home Style: Modern Size: 3600 square foot new custom home, 500 square foot attached garage
Features: Four sided gas fireplace in living room,lakeside living, mountain views, massive expansive windows and decks wrapping around the front of the home, bridge over pond/waterfall to front entry. Cedar soffiting on all roofing, natural stone siding, all appliances by sub zero, granite marble and quartz used on horizontal surfaces, douglas fir timber beams from british Columbia, solar hot water, solar electric, spray foam insulation for entire building envelope
From the Client: Joel was amazing to work with. He got right into my head and created a home that met and exceeded my expectations. He was very insightful right from the beginning, from home placement on the lot to making the home appealing and functional. Joel was a wealth of information and provided me with not only products to choose from but an endless list of quality tradesmen to help with the project. The house is going to be featured in Canadian Homes and Cottages in October 2012.
Castlegar Residence 3827 5th Avenue
Location: Castlegar, BC Project type: New Home Style: Modern Size: 3 Bedrooms
Beds: 3 Bathrooms
From the Client: Joel's design idea's are new, fresh and out of the box. We were looking for something different and he came through 100%. I would recommend SMPL design Studio to anyone.
Forfar Home 209 Forfar Street West
Location: Caledonia, Ontario Project type: New Home Style: Contemporary, Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 2400
Beds: 4 Baths: 4
Features: Designed to maximize natural light during all hours of the day, remote operated skylight for natural stack ventilation in the home during the summer months, locally sourced timbers and flooring, spray foam insulation throughout building, ICF foundation system, full LED lighting in entire home
Modhome Developments 135 Moyle Drive
Location: Yellowknife, NWT Project type: New Home Style: Contemporary, Green, Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 1300
Beds: 3 Baths: 3
Features: pre-wired and plumbed for solar electric, built to energuide 80 standards, super insulated, on demand hot water, HRV system, triple pane windows, bamboo flooring, modular homes built in controlled factory environment, zero maintenance siding materials
Price Renovation 55 Price Avenue
Location: Hamilton Ontario Project type: Renovation Style: Contemporary, Modern Storeys: 2 - 4 level side split Size: 1800 square foot home
Beds: 4 bedroom Baths: 2 bathroom
Features: Gas fireplace with custom steel surround and recycled barn wood mantel/shelving, bamboo flooring and open rise bamboo tread staircase, cust om steel railings, custom walnut kitchen cabinetry, ikea bathroom fixtures
From the Client: We hired SMPL for a complete house renovation. From the start, Joel had a wonderful vision to transform a dated side split to a stunning, modern, functional home, in just 10 weeks! Joel understood our needs and was open to all ideas and questions along the way. He was fantastic to work with, as were all of his subcontractors. Great ideas, attention to details, quality craftsmanship and respectful of budget. We love our new home!
Rochette Residence 2122 Paisley Avenue
Location: Burlington, Ontario Project type: Addition Style: Contemporary Size: 500 square foot + 400 square foot artists studio
Features: Three sided gas fireplace, double sided w aterfall feature, full outdoor kitchen, clear cedar soffiting on all roofing, natural stone veneer, all appliances by DCS, natural granite used on all horizontal surfaces, douglas fir timber beams from british columbia
From the Client: The SMPL design team is creative, highly professional and wonderfully client oriented. They turned our backyard lifestyle dreams into reality with innovative ideas and solutions that will move our family and friends into luxurious outdoor summer living season after season. Their porch design integrates natural elements including Douglas Fir timbers, slate, stone, fire and water and provides an upscale look and feel with minimum maintenance.
Tanner Renovation 21 Sherwood Rise
Location: Hamilton, Ontario Project type: Renovation Style: Green Size: 2100 square foot home
Beds: 3 bedroom Baths: 2 bathroom
Features: Increased energy efficiency (energuide 80) rating from 64 upto 78 during renovations by increasing wall and roof insulation values, upgrading windows and doors, new high efficiency furnace, hot water tank and AC, energy star appliances, all LED lighting in entire home, 2 gas fireplaces, bamboo flooring throughout main level, custom kitchen built by local cabinet maker, windows and doors built by local manufacturer, recycled barnboard upcycled from local demolished barn (200+ yrs old)
Sproat Drive Project 1010 sproat drive
Location: nelson bc Project type: New Home Style: Contemporary, Green, Modern Storeys: 2 Size: 1900
Beds: 3 Baths: 3
Features: Concrete board and steel low maintenance siding, metal windows, polished concrete floors, passive solar principles
From the Client: I would recommend Joel to anyone looking to build a home. His attention to detail and creative ability is evident when you look at the three homes he has designed for us. Joel cares about offering value and being there for his clients when they need him. I'm looking forward to building another SMPL design soon! Paul Smith