Although from afar it seems one-leveled, this contemporary pavilion residence – which sits on a platform that rises 60cm above ground level – has another level dug underground.
Bonita Residence is a small house for a couple that love to entertain and have fun. The couple wanted an industrial, loft look. We searched for an old building to reassemble on the site but the long and narrow site conditions narrowed the search. Instead we used old materials to repurpose in the house, including materials from the dilapidated house and barn that existed on the site.
Situated two hours northwest of Montreal, in the township of St-Donat, this 3,000 sq. ft. home is characterized by its open concept main floor and easy access walk-out basement. The architecture of the St-Donat house is characterized, among others things, by a huge sloping roof which creates a direct link with the views of surrounding mountains.