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Bolton Residence / NatureHumaine

  • 01:00 - 9 February, 2015
Bolton Residence / NatureHumaine
Bolton Residence / NatureHumaine, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

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© David Dworkind

Text description provided by the architects. Having bought a beautiful plot of wooded land in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, the client dreamt of building a country house that would be in perfect symbiosis with its natural environment. This rugged, sloped site came to a natural plateau just below its highest point, becoming the perfect location to erect the house.

© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

The house is characterized by two stacked volumes; a wooden clad volume anchored into the mountain supports a cantilevering ground floor volume above. This gable roofed volume raised into the air gives the sensation that the house is floating amongst the trees.

© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams
Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

Vast views of Mount Orford and the valley below are framed by a long horizontal strip window. The kitchen and master bathroom are carved out of a black volume at the center of the house dividing living spaces from the master bedroom. 

© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

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Cite: "Bolton Residence / NatureHumaine" 09 Feb 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/596147/bolton-residence-naturehumaine/> ISSN 0719-8884
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