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What is the Kitchen Work Triangle?- Sina Architectural Design
  If you’ve ever built a custom home or gone through a kitchen renovation, chances are you’ve heard your designer or architect mention the work triangle. It’s a design concept that has been used for many years in order to create an efficient kitchen layout. But what exactly is it and is it necessary for...
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Everything You Need to Know About Mudrooms- Sina Architectural Design
  Whenever we meet with new clients, we ask them for a list of their wants and needs. A functional kitchen, a big living room, and a beautiful master suite are always on the list. But in the past few years, another item has become a staple on the list- a mudroom. If you’re looking...
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Understanding Architectural Design: Colonial Homes- Sina Architectural Design
  Colonial homes are some of the most popular in North America. The style is most commonly found in the United States, but Canada has its fair share of Colonial-inspired homes as well. Colonial homes evolved from European influences, with each region of the US adding their own tweaks.   History As the name implies,...
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Best Time to Build a Toronto Custom Home- Sina Architectural Design
  Building a custom home is a long process, one that starts before construction even begins. It’s not uncommon for people to spend years picking the perfect lot and designing the layout before even breaking ground. Preparation is key, but once that’s done you may be wondering when’s the best time to actually start building?...
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  Staircases do more than take up between different levels of a home. Historically, staircases have been a statement element in homes. Many clients often want that same grandeur when building a custom home. Stairs require special attention due to how they’re built and engineered, and can be costly, but they sure do many an...
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8 Tricks for Making Low Ceiling Look Higher- Sina Architectural Design
  Does your Toronto home suffer from a low ceiling? There are a number of reasons the ceilings may be lower than normal, or just appear that way. It’s a common problem that can impact a number of other design choices. Luckily there are a number of tricks you can do to make them appear...
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5 Tips for Designing a Modern Custom Home- Sina Architectural Design
  When it comes to building custom homes in Toronto, many people are choosing to go modern. Modern homes have a unique feel to them and compliment the bustling city of Toronto. There’s no such thing as cookie cutter when it comes to modern homes, which is one reason why we love building them. Modern...
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This is How to Design the Perfect TV Wall- Sina Architectural Design
  Love them or hate them, most living rooms these days are all about the TV. TV placement is one of the top questions we get asked about when designing custom homes and it’s also one of the first things people look for when buying a home. Designing around a piece of technology can be...
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Positive vs. Negative Sink Reveals- Sina Architectural Designs
  The details never end when it comes to custom home building. Once you’ve selected your kitchen sink and countertop, you then have to decide on the sink reveal. A reveal refers to the amount of sink you see “revealed” under the counter. This only applies to undermount sinks, and there are three reveal options....
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6 Tips for Planning Your Custom Home Dining Room- Sina Architectural Designs
  While the dining room isn’t often the star of the home, it does serve a vital function. It’s where families gather for holidays, homework is done, parties are held, and meals are eaten. Here are a few great tips for planning the perfect dining room for your custom home!   Open, Closed, Formal or...
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