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La Luge / YH2 Architecture

La Luge / YH2 Architecture

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St-Lin--Laurentides, Canada

Text description provided by the architects. Mostly dedicated to the enjoyment of Quebec’s winter, La Luge is a secondary home lying in the midst of the forest. Nestled on its site, surrounded by dense vegetation preserving the house’s privacy, La Luge integrates a private spa which occupies almost a third of the useable area, adding on to the traditional countryside living spaces.

© Francis Pelletier
© Francis Pelletier

While La Luge is as a compact scheme meant to accommodate a large number of guests, the house’s spaces can be reconfigured into diverse geometries: using large sliding doors, the users may transform the children bedroom into a playground or a guest bedroom, more or less opened onto the main living spaces.

© Francis Pelletier
© Francis Pelletier

The project is made out of two embracing volumes set on different levels –one dark, one light, thus creating distinct spaces, freely merging one into the other.

© Francis Pelletier
© Francis Pelletier

In this wood shell made of essences of cedar, oak and walnut, the atmosphere is soft but bright, soothing. 

© Francis Pelletier
© Francis Pelletier

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Cite: "La Luge / YH2 Architecture" 27 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/275993/la-luge-yh2-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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