The house stands on the site of an old family cottage, just steps away from the shores of Lac Plaisant in the Mauricie region. Thanks to its simplicity, restraint and refinement, the project embodies the architect’s attempt to capture the essence of cottage life – a wooden home designed for vacations and enabling true communion with nature.
YH2 Architecture is an architectural design firm founded in 1994 by architects Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis. The studio is based in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
The Wooden Wing is a large cottage on the shores of Lac Supérieur, in Quebec’s Laurentians. The house is perched on a sizeable outcrop of granite bedrock, giving it a commanding yet intimate view of the lake and Mont Tremblant, on the other side.
Designed by YH2 Architecture, La Colombière is a refuge located in Sutton, Quebec, Canada. YH2 is an architectural design firm founded in 1994 by architects Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis. Description by YH2: Initially built as a small storage space by the first owner who was a lumberman, the shed was later rearranged into a forest refuge by […]
This sculptural house is a collaborative work between client, sculptor Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz and architects Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis (YH2 Architecture Studio). Description YH2 Architecture: The process by which this project was conceived follows the guidelines of the surrealist’s exquisite cadaver technique where each designer builds upon the work done by the previous one. Each sculptural […]