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Built on the shore of Lake Revdor, in Quebec's Laurentians region, the Break Residence reveals different faces, depending on whether it is discovered from the water or the ground. Encapsulating the idea of “home,” this luxurious residence aids in fulfilling a man’s wish to build his final home on the land of his ancestors.
Project name
The Break Residence
Architecture firm
MU Architecture
Location
Saint-Hyppolite, Quebec, Canada
Photography
Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard
MXMA Architecture & Design completed a renovation of the Prince Philip house, a typical 1960s house that had already been enhanced by a contemporary addition. The main challenge of this project was to blend the architectural languages of two different eras in order to create a coherent, elegant, and well-integrated ensemble in its environment.
Project name
Prince-Phillip House
Architecture firm
MXMA Architecture & Design
Location
Outremont, Quebec, Canada
Photography
Doublespace Photography
Designed to be read as a pair, the Helena houses maximizes two relatively narrow lots to create a balanced composition in the Wychwood neighbourhood. The buildings step back at the ground and 3rd floor, allowing the 3 storey houses to sit modestly within the context of the street.
Project name
Helena Residence
Architecture firm
VFA Architecture + Design
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Photography
Double Space Photography
Nestled above the ground, surrounded by river and trees, nortehaus was designed as a getaway and grounding space, away, but not too far from the city. Drawing from Nordic and Japanese influences, nortehaus honours simplicity, good company, sustainability, and all things hygge.
Project name
Nortehaus
Architecture firm
MAFCOhouse
Location
Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
Photography
Katrina Ramsvik
Charmed by the ever-so-popular typology of the A-frame cottage, the new owners of this 1950’s property aspired to renovate and revitalize the cottage into a 21st century home. Located in the Eastern Townships, near Montréal, this unique structure sits on an evergreen forest, nearly touching the water on its breathtaking waterplane.
Project name
Chalet_A
Architecture firm
Matière Première Architecture
Location
Estrie, Canada
Photography
Ian Balmorel
Set against Mont-Tremblant National Park, and nestled within the Devil’s River valley, the Farouche agrotourism site offers a singular and unique concept for the Laurentians region of Quebec. Making the most of the natural and untamed qualities of the territory of almost one hundred acres, the project combines a Nordic farm, a café-bar, four-season...
Project name
Farouche Tremblant
Architecture firm
Atelier L'Abri
Location
Lac-Supérieur, Québec, Canada
Photography
Raphaël Thibodeau
The Milford Off-Grid House sits lightly in the rural beauty of Prince Edward Country, at one with the surrounding pastures and woodlands. This is the weekend retreat of a professional couple from Toronto. They relish their fast-paced life in the city where compact quarters suit their lifestyle but dreamed of a spacious countryside refuge to which t...
Project name
Milford Off-Grid House
Architecture firm
Solares Architecture
Location
Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
Photography
Nanne Springer
A home where wood and natural light triumph. With La Cadrée Perchée, L’Empreinte Design Architecture offers constant interaction with the outdoors through a home that reflects light and frames a wild, rejuvenating, and inspiring environment. As a demonstration of symbiosis with nature, this achievement reflects the benefits of architecture on the w...
Project name
La Cadrée Perchée
Architecture firm
L'Empreinte Design Architecture
Location
Morin-Heights, Quebec, Canada
Photography
Pier-Olivier Lepage