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Calgary, Alberta

(403) 923-2996

Home renovation company and general contractor specializing in full service design-build renovations of residential and commercial buildings and new construction of commercial and residential buildings. Our expertise lies in renovating homes and commercial spaces into well-designed, high quality, energy efficient modern spaces

 

 

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Home Renovations Ideas and Tips from the Calgary General Contractor, Renovation Company Calgary

A Calgary a full-service renovation company and general contractor specializing in design, the turnkey commercial renovations, full home renovations, custom homes and additions.  Check out our website for tip and ideas.

 

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Midcentury Bungalow Remodel with a Modern Twist We Love

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Midcentury modern has been a very popular style as it offers a simple yet elegant mix of space and character that suits modern, eco-friendly living. Many bungalows build in 50s and 60s carry many elements of the style, therefore, a renovation to with a modern twist.

Here is a great example of a midcentury bungalow remodel with a modern twist we love "San Carlos Mid-Century Rescue" by Klopf Architecture:

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Cabins - Rethinking Eco-Friendly Building and Renovating of Small Footprint Houses

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Smaller footprint houses such as mountain cabins can provide valuable lessons in eco-friendly design, construction innovation, and eco-friendly materials. Anyone who has faced the challenges of limited living space will find inspiration in this selection of the latest trends in environmentally sensitive, small-scale home design. Most of the projects prove that that small-scale efficiency, as well as beautiful, thoughtful design, can overcome the apparent constraints of a small footprint.

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Reference Guide for Residential Renovation Budget

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Residential renovation and construction budget: Many potential clients call us asking about a rough renovation budget. Unfortunately, unless we are able to conduct a site visit to better understand a renovation scope, there are no easy and fast answers. Each project is completely different which makes very difficult to create a reliable shortcut to cost estimation /budgeting of any renovation projec

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Basement Transformed into Home Theatre, Entertainment Room and More...

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We have recently completed a professionally designed multi-purpose home theatre room that can also serve as an entertainment room, playroom and family room. To find out more read our post:

 

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Home Renovation Expenses - Accessibility Tax Credit (2016)

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Home Renovations Tax Credit 2016

We have recently received many inquiries about home renovations tax credits and we have good news! 

The 2015 federal budget introduced a new home accessibility tax credit to help seniors, disabled Canadians and their families pay for certain home renovations, but it doesn't go into effect until 2016. So now is good time to start planning for 2016.

For more information visit: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/gncy/bdgt/2015/qa04-eng.html

Here are some great examples of renovations to improve accessibility and mobility:

Wheelchair Lift - Multilift | Savaria

Wheelchair Lift - by Savaria

Platform Lift by Savaria

Platform Lift by Savaria

Wheelchair Lift - V-1504 Vertical Platform by Savaria

Harmony Home Projects Inc. services Calgary and Calgary surrounding areas. If you’re looking for a design /build renovation company for residential and commercial projects give us a call at (403) 923-2996 to discuss your next project.

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Photos: http://www.houzz.com

 

Inspired Eclectic and Organic Style of Pacific Northwest

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We recently completed a trip through Canadian Pacific Coast  (mainly inland British Columbia and Vancouver Island). During our trip we searched for an interesting architecture than can serve as an inspiration and a reference for future projects. 

With its lush forests, rugged coast and long rainy season, the Pacific coast has developed a style that is informal, organic, rustic and above all eclectic. 

Here, we noticed overlapping elements of architecture: 

  • Design as a tribute to nature makes use of an open floor plan and native materials--both significant elements of early regional Modernism 
  • The decor often reveals nuances of Japanese design or Scandinavian design
  • Clean-lines, light, natural materials, and neutral tones combined with bright colours

While the styles vary, sensitivity to the environment and a desire to accentuate the natural beauty of the region lie at the heart of almost every design 

We love this style here are some photos. Enjoy!

Natural, rustic architecture

Natural, rustic architecture

Natural, eclectic, architectural elements 

Natural, eclectic, architectural elements 

This restaurant was built from salvaged materials

This restaurant was built from salvaged materials

The exterior also incorporated salvaged materials and artwork

The exterior also incorporated salvaged materials and artwork

Wonderfully eclectic entryway - all materials and artwork salvaged

Wonderfully eclectic entryway - all materials and artwork salvaged

Future italian restaurant - also is build from salvaged materials and artwork

Future italian restaurant - also is build from salvaged materials and artwork

Use of native materials and artwork

Use of native materials and artwork

Design as a tribute to nature

Design as a tribute to nature

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Vivid colours in Pacific Northwest architecture

Vivid colours in Pacific Northwest architecture

Banff Town Hall - example of natural materials, and neutral tones combined with bright colours

Banff Town Hall - example of natural materials, and neutral tones combined with bright colours



Urban Infills - How to Take Advantage of a Small Lot

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As the cost of urban land rises and the space available for development is shrinking, building a new home in the city is becoming more of a challenge than ever before. However, there is still a great deal of opportunity for building a comfortable infill within the Calgary area.  By applying the skills and innovative design solutions, it is possible to build a modern and functional infill that reduces urban sprawl, the resource consumption and yields excellent rewards for the homeowner.

Here are some great examples of urban infills that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional:

Front to Back Infill by Ottawa's Colizza Bruni Architecture

Front to Back Infill by Ottawa's Colizza Bruni Architecture

The First Avenue Semi-detached by Ottawa's Colizza Bruni Architecture

The First Avenue Semi-detached by Ottawa's Colizza Bruni Architecture

Best Custom Urban Infill – 2011 by Ottawa's Christopher Simmonds Architects

Best Custom Urban Infill – 2011 by Ottawa's Christopher Simmonds Architects

Contact us now for a consultation and risk-free assessment of your property, whether it is a family home, apartment, or a commercial building.  We will be able to assess your building for development potential.

Should you have any specific queries about the planning process, or you require assistance with a major renovation or new construction projects please call us at (403) 923-2996.

Resources and Photo Credits:

Photos: http://www.houzz.com

Infill: New Houses for Urban Sites by Adam Mornement

Urban Design Guidelines for Low-rise Infill Housing

Very Hip and Enduring: Mid-Century Modern Design

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Mid-Century Modern design, from the 1940’s through to the early 1970, is hugely popular with collectors and decorators alike and many furniture pieces from that time have become the staple of the modern interior design and decorating. Find out more...

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Zen Inspired Home Designs for Your Next Renovation or Remodel Project

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The quest for tranquility, clarity, simplicity and naturalness in our homes and also in our lives, has led many designers to find inspiration in the guiding principles of Zen.  Find out what are the key principles of Zen designs that can guide your next renovation project.

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From houzz: 7,067 Small Renovations Ideas Modern Home Design Photos

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By rethinking our approach to space, utilizing seemingly dead areas (under-floor or under-stairs storage, for example), creating multipurpose or convertible areas, and reconsidering layout, we can make the most of what we have.

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