Chambord Residence / NatureHumaine

  • 17 Jun 2013
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© Adrien Williams

Architects: NatureHumaine
Location: Montréal, QC,
Architect In Charge:
Area: 1800.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams

The client wanted to utilize the second storey of her 1920s duplex by converting her former rental unit into 3 bedrooms and an office space. While the grey-stone front facade only required minor restorations, the back of the house was transformed completely. An emphasis on transparency creates constant visual and physical connections with the backyard. 

© Adrien Williams

A cedar clad volume, containing the master bedroom, punches through the glass exterior wall and cantelivers over the backyard, sheltering the patio below. The wood cladding continues through to the inside, blurring the boundaries between interior and exterior.

Second Floor Plan
Cite: "Chambord Residence / NatureHumaine" 17 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 24 May 2015. <>
  • Croco Dile

    Overall it looks good, but what about the roof ? Wasted chance…..

  • jean martin(raven)

    really nice