M&S Architectural Ltd. (2017)

This North York, Ont., homeowner’s backyard landscape was approximately 20 to 25 years old, and was in dire need of a makeover. As a result, M&S Architectural Ltd., of Gilford, Ont., was tasked with reinvigorating their backyard and create a place where the homeowner could relax and entertain.
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Indoor living goes outdoors

The concept of outdoor living started with the backyard pool and many in the industry are aware this trend has expanded exponentially over the years. The backyard is no longer a domain just for kids and the pool; therefore, designers/builders who embrace this concept are not only offering to...
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Tumber & Associates Ltd. (2017)

When it came to overhauling this country retreat in Hockley Valley, Ont., Tumber & Associates Ltd., was faced with a rural, largely undisturbed backyard, and a client wish list that included a 
pool along with a cabana that was big enough to accommodate large gatherings for entertaining.
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Small custom pool installation fits the bill

When this author first visited this project site in Richmond Hill, Ont., he was perplexed with respect to where exactly the pool would be installed. The estate was quite wide; however, it was not very deep and the property lines were irregular. Further, there were significant elevation changes throughout...
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Country living by design

A family in Caledon, Ont., recently built its dream home. There were many reasons why everyone loved this location, such as the daily sightings of deer in the adjacent farmers fields that terminated in the local foothills. However, as the dust from construction settled, they realized despite their view,...
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