Three clients from Canada.
Lindal’s Canadian clients have traditionally been design innovators, and the homes they have created with our talented Canadian dealers have graced many of the most beautiful pages of Lindal planbooks.
Why has Lindal’s nascent modern design program been so embraced by our Canadian clients? We learn the answer by dialoguing with three owners of the first finished Lindal modern Turkel Design homes anywhere, spanning Canada from coast to coast.
A Lakeside Urban Loft
Lac Magog, QC - Halfway between edgy Montreal and Paris-quaint Quebec City, overlooking Lac Magog and a commanding view of Mount Orfird, is a Lindal that bridges two worlds. “I had always wanted a home with exposed beams, warm and rugged. But at the same time, I was attracted to the modern edge of New York’s urban lofts. I could never find a design that offered both until I saw the Turkel Design Lindals." Read more on the Lindal Cedar Homes Blog
A Green Family Homestead
Georgian Bay, ON - While talking with Will, a radiologist from the Maritimes, and Katarina, a primary grade teacher raised in Sweden, it quickly becomes clear that building a modern Lindal was motivated by the desire to create a living environment that nurtures family and modern values. Their Turkel Design Lindal, in Georgian Bay, 150 kilometers (90 miles) north of Toronto, is built into the sloping shoreline in order to minimize disturbance to the site’s natural environment, reduce energy costs, while enjoying a sweeping view of the water. Read more on the Lindal Cedar Homes Blog
A Retreat Where Living Life Upside Down is Easy
Gambier Island, BC - For years, Gary embarked on Friday for the one-hour cruise to Gambier Island and a weekend of camping in an environment free of cars, crowds, and stress. A Vancouver resident who works long days evaluating businesses embroiled in conflict, the island has been his long-time weekend refuge. “I was inspired by the houses in Dwell, but concerned about the logistics of building on an island with no bridge or ferry connection to the mainland and no resident builders,” recalls Gary. “Then I discovered the Dwell Homes Collection." Read more on the Lindal Cedar Homes Blog