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Résidence Courcelette / NatureHumaine

Résidence Courcelette / NatureHumaine

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Montreal, Canada
  • Architects: NatureHumaine
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  350
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017
  • Photographs Photographs:  Adrien Williams
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Foscarini, Kastella, Meir, Adurra, envirozonedesign
© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

Text description provided by the architects. The first step for this detached house from the late 1940s was to open the rear facade onto the garden with a 24-foot (7.4 m) sliding bay window. By taking away the intermediary support element, this intervention removes the barriers to the outdoor terrace.

© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

A metal trellis awning framing the wide opening filters heat from the sun into the kitchen and dining room, which are brought together in one space and open onto the garden.

© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams
1st Floor Plan
1st Floor Plan
© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

The transformation of this house opens it up, revitalizes the relationship between the spaces and creates a visual link between each one. A perforated mobile steel wall modulates the level of privacy between the living room and the two-storey-tall family room. By playing with the existing floors and creating new spaces, the concept transforms the perception of the dimensions of the house.

© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

A 2.8 m by 5 m living wall suspended above the family room is the key feature of the indoor environment. Upstairs, this green presence can be enjoyed from the open-plan office. Every element of this project underlying the owners’ passion for detail.

© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

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Address:Outremont, Montreal, QC, Canada

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Cite: "Résidence Courcelette / NatureHumaine" 20 Mar 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/890997/residence-courcelette-naturehumaine> ISSN 0719-8884

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