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Exposed

While renovating this great pre-war 2 storey last year, our client really wanted to keep some of the original character. There was a section of the existing 2nd floor structure that did not have any plumbing or duct work running through it, so it was decided to leave that portion...
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sneak peak

The CHBA Sam awards are coming up and we are excited to have a couple of really great renovation projects entered. Our Bankview renovation should be a strong contender this year! We will have more photos of this project up on the main site soon.    
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FFWD

This week’s ffwd is their design issue, and I was very fortunate to be the “your face here” feature. Grab it if you see it and check out the great design scene Calgary has, and if you can’t find it, click this link to see my smiling face! ¬† FFWD  
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Quick sand

What do you do when you excavate a site for a new house and discover mushy earth that is like quick sand? Well, after you are done crying, you get in touch with your structural engineer and start designing a screw pile system! Screw piles are like giant cork screws that get...
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Summer is over

I know its been awhile since our last post. Its been a crazy summer for the rectangle office! We have a ton of great projects on the go currently, and we will be bringing you updates on all of them. We are excited to be working on a new semi-detached project in South Calgary. We...
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Weekend project

I have had a little front patio project in mind for a while, and with the beautiful weather we had this past weekend, it was time to get going. We wanted something that wasn’t too intrusive on our front garden, but would let us set out a couple of chairs to watch the kids...
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Old flame

We are in the final stages of a renovation to an Elbow Park pre-war home. It was very important to our clients to retain some of the class and character of this vintage house while making it clean and modern for their family. The original fireplace has great presence in the home,...
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Sofa envy

A client of our’s recently took delivery of one of the most amazing sofas I have ever had the pleasure to sit in. Arketipo designs and manufactures some great pieces, and the Windsor sofa has to be one of their best. The whole rectangle team becomes very attached to our...
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Dream come true

rectangle has been very fortunate over the years to be recognized  in various local and national  publications. This month a dream came true, one of our projects is on the cover of a design magazine. The July issue of Western Living features our South Calgary project front and...
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5 ways to modernize your home at Home Depot this long weekend

Don’t have much on the go this weekend? Looking for a DIY project to modernize the look of your tired interior? Here are a few ideas for the intermediate do-it-yourselfer. LIGHTING Changing out some fixtures, adding some LED puck lights under cabinets or in clever places,...
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