ONE FOR THE AGES HIGH-TECH MATERIALS BOOST TIMELESS RENOVATION By Clare Dear
his top-to-bottom restoration by Covenant Construction is a masterful blend of heritage aesthetic and modern materials to retain the classic look of this house located prominently in the heart of London’s Wortley Village. Covenant Construction is headed by owner Craig Hardy, his wife Bonnie and their business partner Randy McCulloch. Bonnie oversaw the design elements of this project, and the team set out to
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ensure the renovation of the house, built in 1908, continued to fit the Old South streetscape. “We wanted the house to look like it had always been there,” says Craig, who worked closely with the village and London’s heritage committee in planning and designing the changes the client was seeking. For example, a bump-out on the living room wall, which faces the street, was one of the items on the wish list, as well as adding and reconfiguring windows on that side of the house.