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Lady Peel House by rzlbd

Celebrity reno: Lady Peel House by rzlbd, a historical home in Toronto, Canada, birthplace of actress Beatrice Lillie (aka Lady Peel), has its “long, broken, and dark” interior opened up to an airy, modern white (with a touch of exposed brick), while the century+ Victorian exterior remains largely untouched.

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Details: Three floors of naturally lit open-concept space; facade untouched except for careful window enlargement and brick exposure.

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Designers: Boutique architectural firm, rzlbd, was started by principal Reza Aliabadi in Toronto in 2010.

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Project data: Design: Reza Aliabadi [rzlbd] | Project Team: Lailee Soleimani, Ehsan Zareian | Structure: Hossein Azargive | Construction: Fardin Chadorshabchi | Architectural Photography: borXu Design | Building Type: Single family house | Location: Toronto | Basics: Three-story masonry & wood structure | Lot: 15’X130′ | Living Area: 3000 sqft | Design: 2011 | Completion: Spring 2012.

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