The 1970s and 1980s was a period when many in-fill houses and developments were built in older areas of Ottawa. These often narrow houses are characterized by vaulted ceilings, two-storey spaces, sunken rooms/changes in levels, skylights, loft/studio spaces and open concept layouts. Here is a sampling of some of these innovative designs scattered throughout the city:
The plans above and below are essentially identical, although they were built in two separate locations.
These next few designs are actually renovations and additions to historic houses, updated with modern and open concept interiors: