Nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia’s West-End neighborhood in Canada, the Armcrescent Residence is an architectural marvel designed by the renowned Peter Braithwaite Studio. It seamlessly merges the traditional charm of Halifax’s historical neighborhoods with a contemporary, modern twist.
Masterfully crafted with a diverse range of materials, this house boasts remarkable attention to detail, beautifully uniting the interior and exterior with a rich blend of textures within a minimal color palette. Embodying a rising urban density trend, this property brings an invigorating freshness to the residential landscape of the Halifax Peninsula.
The Armcrescent Residence is not just a home but a reflection of the growing diversity of mixed families in the region.
About Armcrescent Residence
A Bold, Dark Gable Emerges in Halifax’s West-End
Nestled in the heart of Halifax’s historic West-End, a bold, dark gable makes a striking appearance amid a serene residential backdrop. The Armcrescent Residence, an architectural exploration, marks a promising stride towards tackling the escalating urban density issue on the Halifax Peninsula – a concern that has dominated city discussions in recent years. Aiming to contemporize traditional architectural shapes predominant in Halifax’s historic districts, the exterior design of this residence presents a fascinating blend of textures encapsulated within a restrained color palette. The accompanying custom board-formed concrete retaining walls offer an intriguing perspective on dense urban residential landscaping, intertwining the indoor and outdoor realms seamlessly.
Inside the Armcrescent Residence: Contemporary Vernacular Meets Craftsmanship
The interior of the Armcrescent Residence echoes the exterior’s modern touch, boasting a contemporary vernacular style that exudes a deep appreciation for craftsmanship. Peter Braithwaite Studio, both architect and builder of the residence, showcases a rich diversity of materials fused in a modern industrial style, with an overarching emphasis on meticulous detailing throughout the residence. This home presents a unique layout, offering distinct spaces catering to all ages and accommodating the need for both communal gathering and private seclusion across its four levels.
Custom Craftsmanship and Attention to Detail
The residence speaks to a growing trend among mixed families within the Halifax Peninsula by offering a space designed with everyone in mind. Peter Braithwaite Studio Ltd. has taken great care in the design, construction, and installation of custom millwork. Every area of the house is complemented with carefully chosen feature countertops, light fixtures, furniture, hardware, and faucets. The kitchen exemplifies this attention to detail, designed meticulously down to the last drawer organizer, box joint, and custom fabricated cutlery block.