Not only the new residential pavilion, but also the complete internal renovation of the house was part of the project. The main entrance of the house is been moved to the facade of the new pavilion. The old hallway and staircase situated in the old house has been lifted, which increased a more spacious kitchen.
The Boréale villa is a charming Scandinavian inspiration residence located in Charlevoix, an eastern region of the Quebec Province well known for its wooded valleys, skiable mountains and breathtaking points of view. At the heart of the boreal forest, the Villa is set on a sloped and private site, matching up nicely with the ubiquitous vegetation of the surroundings.
The challenge posed by the design of this 2500 SF West Village apartment was to accommodate a second level for bedrooms while maintaining the architectural integrity of the industrial loft characterized by exposed concrete beams and tall south-west corner windows that offer natural light and panoramic views of the Hudson River.
The edgy office at 220 Sansome Street in San Francisco—home to advertising agency MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER—is a 7,000-square-foot testament to collaboration between client and designer. “I wanted to invent something I couldn’t think of,” explains John Matejczyk, the agency’s cofounder and creative director
The expansion of this 1930s Outremont residence echoes the classical architectural language of this elegant residential neighbourhood. The new exterior finishing materials—hewn Saint-Marc limestone and tinned copper eaves—harmonize with those of the original structure, following an ornamental line that espouses the aesthetic canons of the era.
In the center of Kavala, a city located in the northern Greece, you can have an alternative coffee break. The black drop is a coffee shop where coffee is treated more like an experience, an urban act. A stand built of mosaic becomes an interactive space for informing and exchanging views on the art of coffee.