Davignon Martin Architecture
11 Reviews

Britannia Residence

Expert landscaping and reflective design coalesce in this remarkable private residence. Inspired by contextual and site variables, the design and resulting architecture uses warm and inviting materials throughout. Interior and exterior spaces are intertwined together to take full advantage of the project's large inner city site. The center of this experience is a courtyard carved out of the site's core, around which interior and exterior elements purposefully revolve. Although the original site was flat and indistinct, a much more dynamic landscape was manufactured to embody characteristics similar to the home which is designed upon it. The result is a residence with lofted, suspended and private spaces designed throughout. - Western Living, 2011
Country: Canada
Ferrier Webb Residence - Exterior
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Shape, mass, volume. The center of this experience is a courtyard carved out of the site's core, around which the interior and exterior elements purposefully revolve. A pavilion of the house was then designed so the homeowner could drive under it, then through an inner courtyard and into a garage located part of a guest pavilion, deliberately placed at the front of the site to...More
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Entry
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The distinct, custom-designed exterior metal door sharply contrasts with the brick facade and wood ceiling. Floor to ceiling windows tie the interior to the exterior.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Staircase
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Drawing inspiration from the overall site, the dark staircase elevates upwards from the main floor, supported by a custom made metal handrail.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Dining Room
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Timeless architecture creates an ideal backdrop for the client's art collection and furniture, creating a perfect harmony between modern and traditional elements.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Kitchen
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Designed for entertaining, the kitchen doors open onto a magnificent patio with built-in barbecue.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Living Room
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Large scale furniture was selected to accentuate the architecture.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Living room
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Large scale furniture that accentuates the architecture was selected for the living room.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Living Room
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Floor to ceiling windows tie exterior to interior, connecting different elements of the site and flooding the interior with light.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Lounge
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Floor to ceiling windows tie exterior to interior, connecting different elements of the site and flooding the interior with light.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Bedroom
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The bedroom is a serene balance of light walls and furniture floating on a dark floor.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Staircase
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Floor to ceiling windows and skylights tie exterior to interior. Glass railings add to the expansiveness.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Exterior
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Floor to ceiling windows blur the lines between interior and exterior.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Staircase
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The architecture was created to showcase the client's large scale art . Glass railings, and windows that run from the floor to ceiling further the open concept and allow both the art and the exterior to be viewed from various perspectives.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Exterior
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Exterior
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A gestalt of mass, scale and materials. The back of the house includes a large patio for eating and entertaining.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Exterior
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Textural differences in materials and directionality break up the exterior wall planes and add architectural interest.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Interior
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A window detail. The scale and placement of the windows throughout the home visually blur distinctions between interior and exterior spaces.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Entrance
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The architecture was created to showcase the client's large scale art . Glass railings, and windows that run from the floor to ceiling further the open concept and allow both the art and the exterior to be viewed from various perspectives.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Entrance
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The front entrance. Additional architectural interest is achieved through the directional use of materials and the contrast of warm wood with cool concrete.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Exterior
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Textural differences in the materials used break up the exterior wall planes and add architectural interest. .
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Model
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A model of the completed residence shows how the site, which was originally flat and indistinct, was literally carved out of the landscape. It's now an extension of the house that was built on it.
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Ferrier Webb Residence - Patio
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A shot of the interior courtyard, showing the stacked floors and layering of materials.
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