Central and Historical

Take an old house in the central historical district and build a new home incorporating new ideas while retaining the essential character of the home.

The challenge
Create a dynamic open space that incorporates new practices in sustainability from a home six metres wide and ten metres long.

Create an indoor garden that opens the house up to natural breezes and light, while still retaining historical elements.


Energy: 90% LED lighting, energy efficient appliances, indoor garden to supply natural breezes and light.

Ventilation: Natural breezes, energy efficient LG air conditioning

Materials: Concrete, regional stone

Water: Grey water management for the garden. Well to supply the pool.

A record of construction can be seen at the Casa de Toh website:  www.casadetoh.com