Category Archive: Angela Tilley

Howard House addition – Boat House

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The Howard House is built to be strong and weather resistant, through a combination of concrete and galvanized metal. The exception, however, is the large front window and garden. Focusing on the garden,… Continue reading

Howard House addition progress

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My additiion to the Howard House will be a boat shed located to the east of the garden on the shore. The boat shed will have a similar shape the house, with an… Continue reading

Natural Weathering, Contrast to the Howard House

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Through exploring oxidization with various metals, I discovered each metal oxidizes differently and at different rates. It can stain or paint other materials when it is wet. It is viscous enough at one… Continue reading

Exploring Oxidization

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Different metals age in different ways, through oxidation and corrosion. I conducted several tests on different metals to see their unique reactions. This metal has a galvanized coating, making it very resistant. This test… Continue reading

Howard House – through The Eyes of the Skin Analysis

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When asked to describe an object, a scene, even a building, our first reaction is to describe what it looks like, the colours we see, the shapes that are present. We rely heavily… Continue reading

Howard House Midterm Review

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Throughout explorations on the house, I focused on many different aspects beginning to narrow them down to one key point in the house. The midterm crit helped me to realize the garden within… Continue reading

Howard House Analysis

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The Howard House Brian MacKay Lyons takes into consideration the placement of the home and its surroundings. Using venicular architecture, he was able to incorporate the local heritage into the design. The house… Continue reading

Howard House

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The Howard House is mostly built with local materials, it is noticeable when looking at the other homes on the coast of Nova Scotia. Venicular Architecture is a main practice of Brian MacKay-Lyons,… Continue reading

Howard House

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Along Nova Scotia’s southeastern coast, cargo containers transformed into boatsheds dot the landscape. Local fishermen have been building these recycled sheds for years, it is a tradition of the people in the area.… Continue reading