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Toronto's Stunningly Skeletal 'Wolf House' Wants $3.8M

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Location: Toronto, Canada
Price: $4,695,000 CAD (~$3,827,076)

A show-stopping piece of architecture has just come on the market in Toronto, Canada. Designed by American architect Barton Myers, a one-time Louis Kahn collaborator and the designer of many performing arts centers and university projects around the country, the 1974 Wolf House is enduring proof that the industrial look—in this case, an overdose of skeletal steel frames and exposed ducts—can be surprisingly elegant and peaceful. The three-level, 4,693-square-foot home has been updated by various designers over the years, including a complete renovation by Faulding Architecture in 2008 and a zen garden addition by landscape architect Walter Kehm in 2010. As it stands, the three-bedroom home is awesomely in touch with nature, with its many floor-to-ceiling glass walls drawing in the lush courtyard and a backyard that borders a wooded ravine park.

The home, which has won the title of Architectural Record's "House of the Year" in 1977 and a Prix du XXe siècle award from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada in 2007, features corrugated steel ceiling, custom built-in cabinetry and hardware, maple hardwood tongue and groove flooring throughout, and electrically-controlled skylights and awnings. Get a closer look with the video tour below these listing photos.


Here's a video tour:

51 Roxborough Drive [official listing]
51 Roxborough[property site]
All House of the Day posts [Curbed]