Located next to the slopes at Stoneham Resort, La Frangine house is the result of the expansion and conversion of a former ski chalet into a main residence. The architectural part of the project consisted in keeping the existing cottage and to design a second separate building connected to the first one.
Bourgeois Lechasseur Architects
Driven by the will to create innovative projects, to the benefit of the user, Bourgeois Lechasseur architects’ approach is leading toward a contemporary architecture, realistic and sensitive, inspired by key features of the landscape. The subtle modelling and shaping of a volume lead the creative process of every building. Exploration and discovery are paramount notions in the appreciation of the project, no matter its size. It is important not to reveal everything at first glance and that architecture offers several levels of reading. The element of surprise is essential to the comprehension of a project.
Through their design process, they aim to optimize the viewpoints, to let the natural light penetrate and to protect the living spaces from the prevailing winds. Genuine and sober materials are used to create a range of atmospheres reaching a maximum impact through simplicity. The Bourgeois Lechasseur Architects is defined by several dualities such as tradition/modernity, boldness/sobriety, demarcation/integration, urban influences/maritime influences… Those principles are found in their personal experiences and in their intervention area between Quebec City and the Magdalen Islands.
LOCATION: Québec, Canada
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