Future Dream Home Unveiled
Combining evolving technology with past traditions for a modern lifestyle, the 2017 Future Dream Home by Probuilt Design + Build, for the first time, is an actual design and build project for a Toronto client. The 2,700 square foot home will be built on location at the National Home Show, presented by RE/MAX and co-located with Canada Blooms at Toronto’s Enercare Centre. The home will be available for the public to tour from March 10-19, 2017 before being re-built on the homeowner’s land.
“In response to the global challenge of creating a more sustainable society, the Future Dream Home is a celebration of luxurious architecture and design that combines innovative building techniques and products fused with integrated smart-home technologies,” says Michael Upshall, founder/builder Probuilt Design + Build.
“It responds to lifestyle expectations and environmentally conscious design principles by embracing experimentation, innovation and nature,” he adds.
The building incorporates modular and panelized systems that are factory-built and shipped to the site for assembly. The precision of this process means less construction waste and a tighter, stronger and more cost-effective building. Constructing the modules and panels in a climate-controlled facility helps to prevent warping, mold, and other damage caused by weather. The panels also take less time to raise, reducing on-site construction time and cost.
The Future Dream Home features:
Traditional building techniques (post and beam construction)
- Sustainable technology
- Energy efficiency
- Recycled materials
- Healthy lifestyle
- Luxurious architectural design
- Landscape integration
The exterior of the Future Dream Home features Permacon Be On Stone and the new flush mount Trespa Pura natural fibre core siding, featuring an unparalleled UV stable and virtually maintenance free finish. Permacon Provence slab creates the look of natural stone pathways.
“Cut-away educational areas throughout the Future Dream Home showcase the building products and installation methods,” says Upshall. “For the first time, the lighting is dimmed to provide soft lighting in the landscape and on the Future Dream Home to replicate an evening setting.”
When Bedford Brooks Design was asked to design the interior of the Future Dream Home, their challenge was to showcase the latest and greatest design elements seamlessly tied together to inspire visitors to the National Home Show with innovative and beautiful design while at the same time creating an impeccably designed home for a real-life family with a wish list including simplicity, function and Feng Shui design principles.
“Design is about being challenged and the constant need to bring something new, innovative and unique to every project,” says Peter Brooks, principal designer, Bedford Brooks Design. “Working with partners like Probuilt, Perola Kitchens, Fisher and Paykel, Tessera and Carrocel truly inspired the creative process for the entire design team as we were able to create a design story inspired by the beauty and uniqueness of new natural and raw materials, customizable design solutions and unique applications of various products.”
There is a cost to tour the home at the National Home Show: Adults: $20.00; Seniors (65+): $16.00; Youth (13-17): $16.00; Children (12 and under): Free; Two-Day Pass All Ages: $29.00
For additional information, please visit Future Dream Home
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