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EDITOR’S MESSAGE

“Spring is here,” or so sang Ella Fitzgerald once upon a time, although most Canadians have probably spent the last couple of months thinking more along the lines of another phrase from that song, “once there was this thing called spring.” After what has been a seemingly endless cold winter across the country, I know that for many—me included—springtime couldn’t come fast enough. While it’s nice to curl up under cozy throws, drink mugs of salted caramel cocoa and eat comforting food through the colder months, by the time March rolls around (okay, probably sooner) I’m pretty much ready to toss off the layers, sit in the sunshine and eat huge bowls of fresh veggies. Out of curiosity I asked some of the Homes & Living team what it is that they enjoy about spring. What topped the list? The way everything smells. Spring smells clean, fresh and full of the perfume of blooming flowers, grass and new life released from the grip of old man winter. The energy around and within us is also different. People are happier, with a bounce in their step and a smile on their face. At H&L we are washing off the last wisps of winter with our Kitchen & Bath issue, so when you’re sitting

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FEATURED CONTRIBUTORS ANDREA COX Andrea Cox is a Calgary-based communications consultant and freelance writer/editor with a passion for food, wine, design and sustainable ways of living. She contributes to the Calgary Herald, Oilweek Magazine and numerous architecture and design publications. You’ll often find her on the west coast, connecting with nature and gleaning inspiration for her first foray into fiction.

CLAUDIA KWAN Claudia Kwan is a Vancouver-based journalist who works in all mediums. Over the past decade, she has reported for outlets such as the Vancouver Sun, Global Television, CBC Radio, and openfile.ca. While she still loves chasing down breaking news, a significant part of her heart is reserved for her love of stories involving real estate, food and wine.

DANIELLE METCALFE-CHENAIL Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail is a writer and historian based in Edmonton. She is the author of For the Love of Flying (2009) and Polar Winds: A Century of Flying Canada’s North, to be released by Dundurn this fall.

GOODY NIOSI Goody Niosi is a former film director, scriptwriter and editor. She has been writing for newspapers and magazines since 1990 and also has six published books to her credit including The Romance Continues, the biography of well-known artists Nixie Barton and Grant Leier. She lives in the countryside on Vancouver Island where she is working on her next book.

TONY WHITNEY Tony Whitney has covered automobiles and the automobile industry for more than 25 years, handling assignments for TV, radio, consumer magazines, websites, business magazines, auto publications and newspapers. He hosted the network TV show Driver’s Seat for more than two decades and regularly handles Canada-wide talk shows for CBC radio and other networks.

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CONTENTS

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FEATURE HOME

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HOMES 18 DESIGNER PROFILE: ANGELIQUE DE PENNART Inspired by Art, Travel and Curiosity By Seema Dahwan

28 FEATURE HOME: SOLUR

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Architectural Alchemy By Andrea Cox

36 FAR OUT HOMES: FENNELL FLOATING RESIDENCE Fitting the Rhythm of the River By Goody Niosi

52 HOT KITCHENS

Realizing our Dream Spaces By Ben Vorst

66 SMART KITCHENS

Modern Solutions for Cutting-Edge Cooking By Ben Vorst

70 STYLISH SANCTUARIES Creating the Perfect Bathroom By Ben Vorst

82 ICONIC ARCHITECTURE: MIES VAN DER ROHE Less is More By Claudia Kwan

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LIVING 22 CELEBRITY PROFILE: MARTHA VARCOE STURDY Full Circle By Laura Goldstein

47 EXPRESSIONS: APRIL LACHEUR Exposing the Roots By Laura Goldstein

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50 LIVING WELL: MOUNTAIN TREK Back to Basics with Mother Nature By Catherine Roscoe Barr

88 EPICURE: SAVOURING SPRING A Feast for the Senses By Chef Duncan Ly

98 COMMUNITY CHARACTER: LOUGHEED HOUSE Calgary’s Downton Abbey By Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

101 FAST & LUXURIOUS Luxury SUVs By Tony Whitney

110 WEB EXCLUSIVES By Jaclyn Dean and Doug Parkhurst

112 LOOKING FORWARD

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FEATURE HOME

WITH ITS SOARING ANGLED ROOFLINES AND SHEATHS OF GLASS, SOLUR STANDS OUT FOR ITS IMAGINATIVELY CONCEIVED ARCHITECTURE.

Located on a stunning ridge lot in Calgary’s northwest neighbourhood of St. Andrew’s Heights, the 7,386-square-foot home echoes aesthetics prevalent in contemporary designs but with a softeredge, inspired by the West Coast design vernacular. “We really wanted to orient the home on the land, connecting the house with the environment, maximizing the views,” says Chris York, owner and founder of Riverview Custom Homes. “The home was designed to be a flagship for my company—the show home—so we didn’t reign back on anything. We went all out.” To help create the vision, York engaged interior designer Paul Lavoie and architect Matt Klinkenborg of Where People Live. “The big element that we wanted to focus on was transmission of light and Matt did a really excellent job of that,” says York. The home exudes a deep connection to place and is defined by the surrounding landscape. “We wanted to design something that was going to be striking and that would cause people to take notice,” says Klinkenborg, who wanted to create a dazzling jewel along the ridge. He also wanted to merge the indoors with the outdoors. “That’s really part of my design vernacular, but it is a tough call here in Calgary because of the weather. I mean, when it is minus thirty-three, the last place you want to be is outside,” he says with a laugh. Nevertheless, the home’s cascading three-storey column of floor-to-ceiling windows lends a sense of indoor-outdoor harmony, allowing for stunning views of both the downtown cityscape and the overlying ridge.

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WORDS BY ANDREA COX PHOTOGRAPHS BY JAMIE BEZEMER

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FAR OUT HOMES

ASPIRATIONAL GLOBAL DWELLINGS

WORDS BY GOODY NIOSI PHOTOGRAPHS BY CAMERON NEILSON

THE FENNELL FLOATING RESIDENCE FITTING THE RHYTHM OF THE RIVER

For Portland, Oregon architect Robert Oshatz, every building site has its own poetry and every unique home he builds must not only fulfill a client’s dreams and wishes but also the poetry of the land. In the case of the Fennell Floating Residence, the challenge was even more exceptional—this home had to fit the rhythm of the river. Initially the client wanted a quick build but, Oshatz explains, “I design everything from the inside and work my way out so the structure functions just the way a person wants to live in it. Light comes in where they want sunlight coming in and stays out where they don’t want it; they have the views where they want to have the views. They are not adapting themselves in any way—it’s all being adapted to their way of life. Then the exterior of the structure is just a reflection of that internal space. You can’t really change the exterior without changing and affecting the interior space. They all work together.” That kind of care and thought takes time, not only in the planning and design but also in the building. And the site itself has to become part of the architecture.

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“You’re building a structure that is at peace with its environment and people are at peace within the structure,” says Oshatz. His buildings seem to rise organically out of their surroundings, with curved contours prevalent when building on the west side of the Cascades and more defined edges evident on the arid east side. True to its location, the Fennell Floating Residence echoes the surface of the river—with stronger waves overshadowing the smaller ones and one large wave on the river side of the structure—so it’s like sitting inside a wake. The use of glulam beams, where wood pieces are end-jointed and arranged in horizontal layers or laminations, allows for graceful exterior curves that echo the contours of the river. And the expansive glass façade is broken up by two dramatic Douglas fir beams that frame the sunset. The master bedroom sits over a study, looking out over the great room and the river beyond. Just off the master bedroom a deep tub faces the view while a glass shower directly behind the tub ensures that a morning shower is an experience of pure beauty.


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IN THE WORLD OF ARCHITECTURE, THE FENNELL FLOATING RESIDENCE IS MAKING WAVES.

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KITCHENS SECTION WORDS BY BEN VORST

HOT KITCHENS WHAT’S THE BEST PART OF BEING A FOODIE IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF KITCHEN DESIGN? IN-HOME ESPRESSO MACHINES? WIRELESS DIGITAL CONTROLS FOR APPLIANCES? CLIMATE-CONTROLLED WINE CELLAR CABINETS? THE LIST GOES ON.

LARGE GARDEN WINDOWS TIE THE REALMS OF FOOD AND FEASTING TOGETHER AT EVERY MEAL.

MOVE INTO THE LIGHT Above all, the interior designer in each of us embraces the most indulgent of modern advantages—the ability to have our cake and eat it, too. Modern technology and imaginative design trends are fine on their own, but their true value is in how they allow us to realize our dream spaces. Inside these pages you’ll find tangible evidence of a new era dawning in kitchen design, along with a few tips to guide you on your journey: six of the best “dream come true” kitchens in real homes. Want a fun, funky, functional space that both gathers the family and moves people around? You can have that. How about a sumptuous decked out kitchen that would fit right into a seaside villa and oozes elegant style … but still has integrated appliances and a durable prep area? It’s yours! The message from the design world is that you don’t need to compromise in the kitchen, whether that means a seamless transitional space that clicks into the overall vision or a pièce de résistance that will be a joy to work in and wake up to.

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NATURALLY BRIGHT MIRRORED CABINETS AFFORD PERFECT SYMMETRY AND BRING DEPTH TO A MINIMALIST DISPLAY.


KITCHEN STYLE: CONTEMPORARY SUMMARY: A SPANISH-DESIGNED GEM THAT FUSES LINEARITY WITH LIGHT AND JUXTAPOSES NATURAL ELEMENTS AND MODERN FINISHES TO CREATE A WIDE OPEN, SERENE BREATH OF FRESH AIR.

CLOSED STORAGE AREAS OFFSET THE EXPANSIVE OPENNESS OF THE GRAND DESIGN.

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AN ISLAND RANGE PUTS THE CHEF IN THE CENTRE, CREATING UNHINDERED MOVEMENT AND FREEDOM TO BE PART OF ALL THE SOCIAL ACTION.

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DISCRETE HIS-AND-HERS BASINS KEEP THE MORNING RUNNING SMOOTHLY; STYLISH DESIGN KEEPS BULKY COUNTERTOPS FROM CLUNKING UP THE OVERALL ROOM DESIGN.

BATHROOMS

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STYLISH SANCTUARIES CREATING THE PERFECT BATHROOM

WHAT COULD BE BETTER THAN ROLLING OUT OF YOUR DREAMS AND INTO YOUR DREAMY ENSUITE? Creating a haven is what interior design is all about and this is exemplified in the bathroom: a sanctum inside a bigger sanctuary, there’s a reason they are also called restrooms. The site of our most intimate personal attention, the washroom is where we build ourselves up to face the day and where we later peel away the layers of armour we don in the outside world. It’s safety incarnate. As such a private and personalized area, the lavatory is a space to which we cannot dedicate enough planning and design, especially when building from scratch or executing a full remodel. It often uses the best materials and incorporates the most modern amenities, for both comfort and long-lasting functional integrity. Sinking time and effort into creating the perfect bathroom for yourself isn’t just an effort in self-indulgence—it’s architectural and psychological due diligence!

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NATURAL TILE—WITH MINIMAL FINISH—KEEPS TEXTURE AT THE FOREFRONT OF ITS EFFECT.

BROAD-PLANK STRIPPED FLOORING MIMICS A WALK IN THE SAND TO START THE DAY.


OCEAN VISTAS ARE AN INSPIRING AND DYNAMIC START TO THE DAY, AND THE COMMANDING FEATURE TO SET THE ROOM THEME BY.

BATHROOM STYLE: RUSTIC/CONTEMPORARY SUMMARY: A PAEAN TO SEASIDE LIVING, REPLETE WITH STAND-ALONE ELEMENTS THAT IMBUE THE SPACE WITH SIMPLICITY. SOARING CEILINGS REFLECT THE BEACH VIEW OUTSIDE AND WORK HAND-IN-GLOVE WITH THE TALL MIRRORS, CREATING A TRANSITIONAL AURA. THE INTEGRATED COLOUR SCHEME—WITH NATURAL SUBSTANCES—MAKES THIS A VERY ZEN SPACE.

A WOODEN RACK IS A MUST IN A ROOM WITH MINIMAL TEXTILES.

SOAKER TUBS ANCHOR THE SPACE; LINEAR DESIGN KEEPS THE THEME CONSISTENT, WITHOUT BEING AUSTERE.

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A STAND-ALONE SPIGOT IS THE LONE MODERN DESIGN ELEMENT, WORTH IT FOR THE FLEXIBILITY IT PROVIDES.

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IN THE NEWS

UPDATES AROUND THE COMMUNITY

NORDSTROM MANAGER ANNOUNCED

Nordstrom | Chinook Centre | Calgary, AB | nordstrom.ca Nordstrom is heading north to serve Canadians better—starting right here amongst Calgary’s great mix of retailers—and Shelia Wooldridge has been chosen to lead the way as manager of their new 140,000-square-foot Chinook Centre store, opening fall 2014. Wooldridge, who grew up in Iowa, joined the company in 1996 as a sales person in Dallas then worked her way up the retail ladder over the last two decades. She comes to Canada from Texas and will be managing 400 new employees. “Shelia is one of our best leaders and she excels at developing and mentoring employees,” said Karin McKibbin, President of Nordstrom Canada. Look for more Canadian stores to come in Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa.

FROM THE RANCHE TO THE LAKE HOUSE FIRST CANADIAN PORCELANOSA STORE

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Fontile Corporation—a family-run business—has been around for 60 years and is proud to be the first exclusive Canadian distributor of Porcelanosa products. Alberta’s growth in the design and architecture industry makes it a perfect location for Porcelanosa to cross boarders.

As you step into The Lake House, grand glass windows overlooking Lake Bonavista offer you a view to appreciate year round—all from the comfort of your dining table.

Porcelanosa | 1334 – 11 Avenue SW | Calgary, AB 587.349.2290 | porcelanosa-associate.com/calgary

Located at the heart of Calgary’s design district, the 8,000-square-foot store will allow local designers to showcase their use of Porcelanosa products—highlighting the city’s talent. The diverse portfolio of products featured ranges from ceramic tiles and kitchen cabinetry to bathroom fixtures and hardwood flooring. Porcelanosa is still run by the family who founded it in 1973 in a small Spanish village by the Mediterranean Sea. Its presence has extended to over 140 countries and is known as a global leader in innovative ideas, cutting-edge design, eco-friendly manufacturing and unprecedented distribution of tile, kitchen and bath products.

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Elk antler chandeliers and a grand fireplace add the perfect element of rustic elegance while the outdoor patio is perfectly perched for ‘savoury sips’ at this prime event location. Award-winning Chef Thomas Neukom and Wine Director Brad Royale provide clients with a locally-inspired experience reflecting true Rocky Mountain cuisine.


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MCKINLEY MASTERS CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY

This year the Canadian Home Builder’s Association handed out 60 awards and five Grand SAMs—Builder of the Year, Renovator of the Year, Multi-Family Builder of the Year, Builder of Merit (small builder) and Partner of the Year—in recognition of the efforts and excellence of this industry. An industry that has built 12,500 homes this past year and is almost 40,000 people strong. Visit the website for a list of this year’s winners.

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It has not always been a smooth road, however. It’s taken founder Mark Kwasnicki a lot of time and effort to put together a great group of people who he can trust and delegate to so he can finally take some time off. “This business is all about relationships,” Kwasnicki says. To celebrate, McKinley Masters is holding a party at its first showhome in six years. The luxury three-storey duplex with double garage—located in Bowness, where Kwasnicki grew up—is their first multi-family project. When asked what the future held for his company, Kwasnicki said, “young blood and fresh ideas.”

CELEBRATING THE FAMOUS 5

Heritage Park Historical Village Calgary, AB | 403.268.8501 | heritagepark.ca With their new exhibit, opening June 2014, the Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women, Heritage Park Historical Village celebrates five women who were instrumental in the fight for women’s rights in Canada—Nellie McLung, Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, Lousie McKinney and Henrietta Muir Edwards. Back in 1929 they petitioned for the word “person” to include women under the British North American Act and won women the right to vote. For Heritage Park’s 50th anniversary, a replica of Nellie McLung’s 1907 home is being built. This 7,100-square-foot interpretive centre will include a classroom, library, veranda for Sunday afternoon teas and two levels designated to tell the stories of these remarkable ladies.

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INDOOR HERB GARDENS BY JACLYN DEAN Are you looking to add more nutrients into your lifestyle? Tired of taking vitamins day after day? Why not enhance your food with fresh herbs instead of dried herbs? Building an indoor herb garden is easier than ever and we have some tips.

COOKING WITH NATURE BY JACLYN DEAN Are you debating on adding an outdoor kitchen? There are a lot of questions to consider like location, lighting and materials. We have asked the experts on tricks and tips for the perfect outdoor kitchen that you and your family can enjoy for years to come.

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DESIGNER PROFILE: ANGELIQUE DEPENNART Page 18-20 Photographs provided by Angelique dePennart of ce de ce inc, cedece.ca Page 18-19 Foothills Estates residence, photographed by Ric Kokotovich Photography, rickokotovich.com; INLIV client oasis and entrance, inliv.com, photographer unknown; Rath, photograph provided by ce de ce inc; Park Modern by custom home builder Alloy Homes, photograph by Marie-Hélène Bilodeau, MHB Photo-Graf, mhbphoto-graf.com

CELEBRITY PROFILE: MARTHA VARCOE STURDY Page 22-27 Art by Martha Varcoe Sturdy, sturdyliving.com; Photographs by Ema Peter, emapeter.com; Image retouching provided by Christine Faminoff, christinafaminoff.com; Creative direction by Karla Peckett, hlmagazine.com; Page 26 Breaking painting, photograph by Katie Huisman, katiehuisman.com

FEATURE HOME – RIVERVIEW CUSTOM HOMES Pages 28-34 Home Built by Riverview Custom Homes, riverviewhomes.ca; Home Design by Paul Lavoie, paullavoiedesign.com; Landscape Design by Urban Innovation Landscaping; Photographs by Jamie Bezemer; Office and master bedroom photographs by Merle Prosofsky, prosofsky.com All suppliers listed to the best of our knowledge, provided by Riverview Homes: Appliances by Trail Appliances, trailappliances.com; Home Automation and Security Systems by Future Tech; Stonework by Bearstone Masonry, bear-stone.com; Paint by Centurion Painting, centurionpainting.ca; Furniture by Home Evolution, home-evolution.com; Fireplace(s) by Diamond Fireplace, diamondfireplace.com; Lighting Fixtures by The Lighting Centre (Todd), lightcentre.ca; Carpet by Maguire Flooring, maguiresflooring.com; Tile by Stone Tile, stone-tile.com; Kitchen and Bath Cabinets by Kitchen & Bath Classics, kitchenandbathclassics.com; Countertops by Prestige Granite & Stone, prestigegraniteandstone.com

FAR OUT HOMES Page 36-44 Architecture by Robert Harvey Oshatz, oshatz.com; General contracting by Even Construction, evenconstruction.com; Structural engineering by TKSE Inc; Photographs by Cameron Neilson, camneilson.com

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KITCHEN AND BATHROOM SECTION Page 52-64 HOT KITCHENS Section Cover: Page 52-53 The +MODO kitchen by Poggenpohl, poggenpohl.com; Designed by renowned Spanish designer Jorge Pensi, pensistudio.com Page 54-55 Baltimora kitchen by Scavolini, vancouver.scavolinistore.net, scavolini.us Page 56 Purple condo kitchen by Klondike Contracting, klondikecontracting.com (Georgie Awards 2013 Winner for Best Condo Renovation under $300,000) Page 58 IKEA kitchen, AKURUM/LIDINGÖ grey cabinets, ÅKERBY countertop, FOTO pendant lamp, black HENRIKSDAL bar stools, FÅGLEBODA handles, ikea.ca Page 60-61 Mood kitchen by Scavolini, vancouver.scavolinistore.net, scavolini.us Page 62 Industrial/ Transitional kitchen by Beyond Homes, beyondhomes.ca Page 64 IKEA kitchen, AKURUM/LIDINGÖ grey cabinets, DOMSJÖ apron-front sink, ÅKERBY countertop, ikea.ca Page 66-68 SMART KITCHENS: Page 66 Kitchen photo provided by Bradlee Distributors Inc., bradlee. net Page 67 WeMo-enabled Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker from Belkin’s collaboration with Jarden Consumer Solutions, belkin.com, photograph provided by The iPR Group, theiprgroup.ca; Chef’s Cookbook Holder by Prepara, prepara.com; Faber Multi-Media Imago+ Hood Vent with LCD TV, Faber Kitchen Range Hoods, faberonline.com, Faber products are available through Pacific Specialty Brands, pacificspecialtybrands.com Page 68 Luxury Tower by Euro-Line Appliances, euro-line-appliances.com; SBS 246 unit, 48” side-by-side combination by Liebherr, liebherr.ca Page 70-76 STYLISH SANCTUARIES Section Cover: Page 70-71 Britania Gales bathroom from Porcelanosa Calgary, porcelanosa-associate.com/ calgary Page 72 Hampton Brown bathroom from Porcelanosa Calgary, porcelanosa-associate.com/calgary; Milano Pagina waterfall shower by Fantini Rubinetti, available at Cantu Bathrooms and Hardware Ltd., cantubathrooms.com; BE Collection Soaking Tub with surround wood shelf by WETSTYLE, wetstyle.ca, designed by Patrick Messier, messierdesigners.com Page 74-75 Riviera Pagina by Fantini Rubinetti, fantini.it, available at Cantu Bathrooms and Hardware Ltd. cantubathrooms.com; Ona Madagascar Beige from Porcelanosa Calgary, porcelanosa-associate.com/calgary; Bathroom design by Beyond Homes, beyondhomes.ca Page 76 IKEA’s bathroom with personality, HEMNES/RÄTTVIKEN sink cabinet, GRANSKÄR bath faucet with strainer, GODMORGON mirror, RIBBA and VIRSERUM frames, ikea.ca

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