The Rones cabin has a compact footprint which adapts to the landscape and preserves the site and its vegetation. The main floor is a concrete construction with three different levels adapting to the terrain.
A Toronto family required a new four-season residence to replace their existing 1930s structure on a west-facing peninsula with the goal of maximizing outdoor living and entertaining.
La Barque retreat is a hyperactive family’s peaceful shelter. Located on the shores of Lake Ouareau in Saint-Donat, the house was inspired by the owners’ love for the northern landscapes.
Characterized by an impressive overhang, the flow of interior and exterior spaces and the creative use of a double ground level, the ” Shelter on a Rock ” project draws its roots in the work of the modernist architect Richard Neutra who shaped the built environment in the Californian desert.
Thanks to a automatical system the heating, cooling and shadings can be pre-programmed. The double-bed goes up automatically in the ceiling and beneath the bed there is a hidden jacuzzi, this creates a new relaxing area. The Ark Shelter can work completely off-grid through solar panels, batteries and rain water collector.
Balance between the public and the private is the concept that guides the whole project’s program. Located in the north-central area of Chile, the project serves the purpose of being a shelter and place for observation of nature’s beauty.