School entrance with two heritage Queen Anne homes bookending the new addition

Montcrest School featured in the Globe and Mail

In an article entitled ‘New Thomson House addition to Toronto’s Montcrest School sheds light on learning, Dave LeBlanc – The Architourist discusses the transformational redevelopment of the school’s facilities.

The Montcrest School Redevelopment is an adaptive reuse project that spans three neighbouring heritage-listed homes acquired by the independent school over the last 50 years. The intent of the design scheme is to improve the quality and functionality of the learning environment without extensive demolition or character-diminishing renovations. The project includes a light-filled insertion slotted between and connected to the existing homes, which were renovated to suit Montcrest’s unique pedagogy.

Read Dave’s full article here: