In the eastern townships of Quebec, the courtyard configuration for barns has been used since the mid 19th century for convenience of access and for shelter against the wind.
Inspired by the natural landscape and rural traditions, the MG2 House is a single-family home designed by Montreal-based Alain Carle Architecte. From the architect: This residence’s occupancy program has been fragmented into four pavilions, according to an organic plan, freeing a central space that looks completely outward. A little like the “heart of a village”, this […]
Located in Laval, a Montreal suburb, this century old house underwent a complete overhaul of its interior. The owner/designer Mélissa Ohnona wanted to maximize the space as well as the natural light and exterior views from the house, to create a welcoming and functional family home. The space had been renovated in the 90’s, leaving […]
Located in the verdant Laurentians in Quebec, the Estrade Residence reveals itself discretely on the shores of Lac de la Cabane in St-Adolphe d’Howard. The house was designed by MU Architecture. It is by studying the steep and rocky topography of the place that MU Architecture decided to highlight the peculiarities of this site with an […]
La Shed Architecture has completed Maison Terrebonne, a modern bungalow-home located in Terrebonne, Quebec, Canada. Project description: Born from an extreme transformation of a typical 90’s bungalow, the “Maison Terrebonne” is located on a vast wooded plot of land. Although certainly contemporary, the new residence is built on the same foundations as the original house […]
” La Casa ” of Paul & Sigi faces the important greenery of Parc Lafontaine in Montreal, hence the use of wood in the indoor spaces. The project, realized by MXMA Architecture and Design, was inspired by the park’s abundant foliage. Located in the heart of Montreal’s Plateau-Mont-Royal borough, facing Lafontaine Park, this turn-of-the-20th-century duplex […]