Canadian Contractor Magazine – June 2017

Canadian Contractor  Not a typical Spec builder By definition, a builder who buys a lot and builds a house with  view to findings a buyer later, is a “spec” builder.   But the term can have a little of the pejorative about about.  When Rose finds a site and embarks on the design, she doesn’t…

Control4 Home Automation March 2017

BUILDING WITH CONTROL4: BARROSO HOMES SPOTLIGHT Over the years, our projects have become increasingly larger, more complex, more beautiful, and ultimately more technology focused. I have an awesome team backing me up all the way. We all have one common goal—to make beautiful, innovative communities one custom home at a time. We all take great…

TorontoHOME Autumn Issue 2016 – LadyLuck House

RADICAL TRANSFORMATION TURNS FUSSY HOUSE INTO AIRY HOME Gone with the wind – and that’s a good thing IF ONE WERE TO MAKE A MOVIE of Rose Barroso’s life, the title would be “I love what I do.” The owner of Barroso Homes is enthusiastically hands-on, whether it’s during the design of a new house,…

TorontoHOME Trends Issue 2016 – Swim Time

CANADIANS LOVE THEIR BACKYARDS, and a growing number of us are transforming them into outdoor rooms, complete with decks, patios, spas and swimming pools. Toronto Home asked builder Rose Barroso, owner of Barroso Homes, for her take on what’s new in backyard installations. “Modern luxury outdoor space will most likely include clean straight lines in…

TorontoHOME Spring Issue 2016 – Luminoso House

The homeowners call their new home Luminoso, a fitting name given the abundant natural light flowing through the living room’s expansive windows, well aided by the discreet recessed lighting installed throughout the home. Fixtures double as art, such as the white linear profiles where the wall is painted the same grey as the staircase. An…