Two brothers share La Fraternelle retreat by Atelier Pierre Thibault

The brothers that commissioned Quebec City-based Atelier Pierre Thibault to create them a shared weekend house each have a separate black block to accommodate their family. Completed last year, La Fraternelle – or The Brotherly – is located in Charlevoix, a popular ski destination outside Quebec City. The clients tasked Atelier Pierre Thibault with completing

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Alain Carle Architecte renovates rundown Résidence Maribou chalet in Canada

This rural Quebec chalet from the 1960s faced demolition, but was salvaged and given a new life by Montreal-based studio Alain Carle Architecte, which sought to restore the home’s original charm. Located outside the town of St-Sauveur, in the Laurentians region, Résidence Maribou was in need of more than a facelift, as its structure, insulation,

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Lakeside cottage extension by ACDF takes cues from traditional neighbour

This extension to a Canadian cottage by Montreal studio ACDF Architecture echoes the traditional language of the original home, but executed with contemporary geometry and finishes. The new addition is dubbed La Petite Soeur – or The Little Sister – based on the references it takes from the pitched-roof home to adjoins. “The extension preserves

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Buckhorn Place’s light-filled interiors complement Whistler snowscapes

Canadian firm Burgers Architecture constructed this mountainside residence from prefabricated volumes so it could be quickly assembled between British Columbia’s snow seasons. Buckhorn Place is perched on a hilltop and protected by dense trees that envelop the property. The lot sits in a restrictive view corridor, which dictated the house’s siting close to edge of

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Minimalist art and horse stables influence rural Gauthier Residence by Atelier Barda

Massive brick walls and simple geometric forms define this home in a Canadian forest by Montreal-based studio Atelier Barda, which overlooks the client’s horse stables. The home is located near Mont Tremblant, a popular holiday location known for its natural landscapes. The clients own a horse farm on the remote site, and wanted to add

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Parallelogram House in Winnipeg is named after its unusual shape

Canadian firm 5468796 has created an angular residence with light interiors concealed within a dark-coloured exterior. Parallelogram House has a floor plan shaped like a parallelogram – a tilted rectangle with two sets of parallel sides – and was built in a rural municipality of Winnipeg by local firm 5468796. Its angular walls create four distinct

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Ontario holiday home by Scott Posno takes cues from indigenous architecture

Iroquois longhouses influenced the creation of a country home by Canadian firm Scott Posno Design, which consists of a slender bar wrapped in cedar and glass. The project, called The Farm, is situated an hour east of Toronto, on a tranquil site surrounded by farmland and a protected forest. The two-storey dwelling serves as a nature

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Alain Carle Architecte completes minimalist home in Ontario

Board-formed concrete and black metal cladding characterise this house in rural Ontario by Alain Carle Architecte, which was designed to complement its man-made landscape. Named True North, the project is located near the Canadian city of Cornwall – next to the US border. Although the landscape appears to be natural, it is in fact formed

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Williamson Williamson designs Canadian home to adapt as its residents age

Toronto firm Williamson Williamson has completed a multigenerational home in the town of Ancaster, designed to allow ageing parents to live with their adult children. The home takes its name from a nearby stream it overlooks, Ancaster Creek, in Ontario. It is the firm’s third project that addresses the design challenge of creating a home

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Black Quebec chalet by Atelier Boom-Town overlooks forest and lake

Two volumes are stacked at irregular angles to form this Canadian forest retreat, which Montreal-based architecture firm Atelier Boom-Town designed for siblings. Completed last year in the Laurentians region, the two-storey De La Canardière Residence encompasses four bedrooms. Its location on a slope was a key factor in the studio’s development of the design. “This

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Wide steps lead to lake from Quebec chalet by Bourgeois/Lechasseur

Broad wooden steps lead from the living space of this Quebec residence, by local architects Bourgeois Lechasseur, down to the shores of Lac St-François. The L’Accostée home was built above the foundations of an existing chalet that the owners had been using for a long time, but had outgrown. “They decided to rebuild while preserving

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Naturehumaine enlivens mid-century Montreal house with plant-covered wall

A sliding screen offers glimpses to the living room beneath this plant-filled wall, which architecture firm Nauturehumaine has added to a 1940s house in Montreal. The local studio renovated the mid-century property in the Canadian city’s residential Outremont borough for a couple and their two children. At the request of the wife, who works in the

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White cedar covers gabled lake house in Canada by YH2

Canadian firm YH2 has completed a contemporary cabin beside a lake in Quebec, with pale cedar cladding running up the exterior walls and over its gabled roof. The home is aptly titled Window on the Lake after a glazed wall that fills the gabled end of a double-height living room. This great room looks out

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Atelier Pierre Thibault builds geometric white house in Quebec woods

This white residence hidden amongst the trees in rural Quebec is shrouded by a grid of white slats, which filters light coming into the home. The two-storey Le Lupin residence was completed in 2016 by Canadian studio Atelier Pierre Thibault, and serves as a vacation home for a young family. Located in Rivière-du-Loup, it is

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Montreal home by Dominique Jacquet and Anne Sophie Goneau is minimal inside and out

A dark blue storage unit stands boldly against the otherwise all-white kitchen at this house in Montreal, where the same minimalist aesthetic continues throughout the interior. The House on Drolet Street is a combined effort from Dominique Jacquet and Anne Sophie Goneau, who designed the new residence to be as pared back as possible while

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Quebec ski chalet by YH2 features V-shaped roof modelled on bird’s wings

The overhanging roof of this lakeside residence in Quebec’s Laurentian mountain range was designed by architecture studio YH2 to match the profile of a bird’s wings. Called the Wooden Wing, the house is located beside Lac Supérieur. Its main feature is its V-shaped butterfly roof, which the Montreal-based architects modelled on a bird in flight. This ensured a streamlined

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Sawtooth roof tops lakefront home in Canada by Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster

The zigzag profile of this Canadian lake house allows natural light to enter deep into living spaces from skylights, while helping orient solar panels to maximise their efficiency. Located beside Ontario’s Stoney Lake, the 3,100 square-foot (290 square metres) Sky House nests into a steep site leading down to the water. To respond to this

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Dog nook and fireman’s pole feature in laneway house by Studio North

Canadian firm Studio North has built a two-storey residence in Calgary with design features including a built-in dog bed, a lofted niche and a pole for scaling. Withrow Laneway House measures 850 square feet (79 square metres) across two storeys, with a garage for three cars on the lower level and the main living spaces

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Stark Architecture overhauls Whistler home with black cladding and monochrome interiors

Steel frames stand out against the white interior of this extended house in Whistler, where Canadian firm Stark Architecture has also updated the existing residence and clad the whole building in black. Drifter Way is situated on a sloping site of 20,000 square feet (1,858 square metres), and overlooks Whistler’s Blackcomb mountains. Based in Ontario, Stark

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Naturehumaine updates mid-century Prairie House with minimalist interiors

Montreal architecture studio Naturehumaine has transformed a local 1950s residence with a new grey exterior and pared-down interior, and a layout reduced to one bedroom to add space elsewhere. The single-storey residence is built in the Prairie School style – made popular by architect Frank Lloyd Wright and typified by a low pitched roof, overhanging eaves,

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Mu Architecture completes black lakefront home with two-storey boathouse

Canadian studio MU Architecture has integrated a lake house into a steep site in southern Quebec, overlooking a secluded bay and private boathouse. The Slender House comprises a two-storey rectangular volume built into a grassy slope, using masonry retaining walls to hold back the earth. Both floors have ground-level access due to the site’s incline.

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Cedar-clad buildings “kiss” at Canadian lake house by Lazor Office

Light-toned cedar boards wrap around this lake house in Ontario, by American firm Lazor Office, which comprises two volumes that face the water and are joined at their corners. The waterfront Kiss House overlooks Rainy Lake, a relatively large freshwater body that shares borders with Minnesota and the Canadian province. Lazor Office constructed the residence

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Black concrete fireplace warms Quebec ski lodge by DKA Architects and Kl.tz Design

Chopped wood fits into the side of a huge black fireplace at this chalet in Quebec, which provides a winter retreat for a family of skiers. The Ski Lodge in Val Saint-Côme was designed by DKA Architects, based in Boisbriand, with interiors by Chambly studio Kl.tz Design. An hour north of Montreal, the chalet provides

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Faceted roof folds over shingle-clad laneway house in Vancouver

Canadian firm Campos Studio has designed an angular one-bedroom annex for a home in Vancouver, creating more space for a three-generation family. Campos Studio designed Laneway House in Point Grey so the entire family could be closer together without everyone moving to another home. “The goal of this project was to reunify a Japanese-Canadian family in

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Oak Residence is a contemporary house in suburban Quebec City

Canadian firms Hatem + D and Étienne Bernier Architecte have built a contemporary house in Quebec City, featuring a boxy black garage and a glass-fronted lounge. Hatem + D and Étienne Bernier Architecte partnered on the design of Oak Residence, which is located in the city’s Sillery neighbourhood. The building is offset from the street and positioned

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Jean Verville overhauls A-frame cottage in the Quebec forest

Canadian architect Jean Verville has shrunk the floor area within this compact black cabin, in a bid to create a more spacious atmosphere. The project, titled Aframe Rehab by Subtraction, is located on a forested site in Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard, a small village in the Laurentian Mountains. Envisioned as a nature retreat for an urban family, the project

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Pilotis support black house on Canadian hillside by Atelier General

Montreal architecture firm Atelier General has created a two-storey black residence on a hillside in Quebec, with a main living room supported by slender columns to form a car port underneath. Titled The Rock, the structure measures 2,300 square feet (701 square metres), and is clad in black-painted timber. The house is built on a slope, with a

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Appareil Architecture’s black metal cabin hides in a Quebec forest

Deep in the woods of Quebec, Canadian firm Appareil Architecture has built a black house with a matching smaller cabin, linked together with outdoor decking. Chalet Grand-Pic comprises two structures – one large and one small – both clad in corrugated steel painted shiny black, and topped with silver metal roofing. The two units are linked

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Natalie Dionne extends Montreal residence using offset black boxes

Canadian architect Natalie Dionne has attached a geometric extension onto the back of a brick townhouse in Montreal, to include more space in the kitchen and a balcony for the master bedroom. Clad in large plates of fibre-cement board, the Black Box II addition measures 180 square feet (17 square metres). It creates extra floor

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StudioAC opens up interior of century-old Hilton House in Toronto

Toronto firm StudioAC has gutted a Victorian property in the city to reconfigure the layout and create more spaces for entertaining. The Hilton House, which dates back almost 100 years, is located east of the Wychwood Barns arts centre, northwest of Downtown Toronto. Previously divided into two apartments, the building was returned to a single

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Angular frame juts over Montreal house extension by Naturehumaine

Canadian studio Naturehumaine has extended a house in Montreal to create a family living area and an elevated master bedroom, which are all encased in a large grey frame that offers privacy from neighbours. The local architecture firm designed the extension as part of its transformation of the two-storey De La Roche residence in the

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Glazed atrium connects white sides of Halifax home by Omar Gandhi Architect

Halifax-based Omar Gandhi Architect has built a three-storey home in the city, featuring two white-clad volumes with a double-height space sandwiched in the middle. Syncline is located in the south end of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and sits adjacent to Point Pleasant Park with views overlooking the city’s Northwest Arm inlet. The residence is named after a

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Anik Péloquin creates contemporary addition for historic cottage in rural Quebec

Montreal architect Anik Péloquin has built an angular extension to a quaint cottage in Canada, with an off-kilter roof and white-washed interiors. The project titled The Sisters, or Les Soeurs in French, involved creating more space for a Canadian house built in the 1930s. The owners purchased the cottage six years ago, and lived there

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Bridgehouse by Llama Urban Design spans over Canadian forest floor

Peruvian architecture firm Llama Urban Design has built a wooden house that connects two sides of a tree-covered valley in Ontario, forming a bridge over the ravine below. Bridgehouse is nestled in between two large mounds of earth, suspended above the forest floor. Its main structure is formed from Glulam engineered timber, with two large

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Quebec residence for ice hockey player includes indoor practice rink

Simple black and white volumes form this home in Quebec City, which was built by local firm PARKA Architecture for a professional ice hockey player and his family. Located in the residential area of Cap-Rouge, the property sits on a deep, narrow lot that slopes to offer views of a nearby national park. It was

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Hunter Office Architecture uses Hindu “science of architecture” to arrange British Columbia house

Canadian firm Hunter Office Architecture has built a stilted concrete house with ample glazing, which has a layout influenced by a traditional Hindu organisational system. Located in Britannia Beach, a small town north of Vancouver, the secluded Stilt House was designed using guidelines from the Hindu system known as Vastu shastra – which translates as

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Five serene Canadian retreats by Omar Gandhi Architect

Omar Gandhi Architect just completed its latest house, which sits on Nova Scotia’s rugged coastline. We’ve therefore rounded up five of the Canadian firm’s residential projects, all designed to maximise their dramatic settings and create cosy escapes from harsh weather. Rabbit Snare Gorge Plates of weathering steel frame the tall doorway to this timber-clad home,

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Omar Gandhi creates low-lying home along rugged Nova Scotia coastline

Canadian studio Omar Gandhi Architect has taken cues from local design traditions while conceiving this remote, cedar-clad holiday residence for an active Swiss family. The waterfront dwelling, called Sluice Point, is located in Argyle, a small town on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia. The holiday retreat was designed for a family from Switzerland who

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Atelier Pierre Thibault expands historic Montreal home to create writer’s studio

Atelier Pierre Thibault has restored and enlarged an early 19th-century home in Montreal, creating two separate libraries and a writing studio overlooking a river. The owners wanted to convert the heritage building into their main residence, in addition to accommodating a large book collection. “The programme includes two libraries; one for ancient books, and the

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Expansive deck divides levels of Canadian cliffside house by Alain Carle

Canadian firm Alain Carle Architecte has built a sustainable house in the mountains of Quebec as a retreat from modern conveniences. Located in the Laurentian Mountains, La Héronnière sits atop large rocks overlooking a forest. The clients chose the site based on the natural surroundings. Alain Carle Architecte placed a horizontal plane onto the steep

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Bohlin Cywinski Jackson creates remote holiday retreat in Ontario forest

Nestled into a wooded hillside, this residence by US firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Canadian studio Bohlin Grauman Miller Architects has large glass walls offering picturesque views. The Bear Stand is situated a three-hour drive northeast of Toronto, on a remote wooded site along the shores of Contau Lake. The 3,425-square-foot (318-square-metre) dwelling was built

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Mirrored staircase ascends through Kaleidoscope House by Paul Ruff Studio

The staircase at the centre of this Toronto house has mirrored balustrades that bounce light and reflections off one another to create a kaleidoscopic effect. Kaleidoscope House is located in Chaplin Estates, an affluent neighbourhood characterised by its detached homes that have private gardens and driveways. The focal point of the home is a reflective staircase, which Paul Raff

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Canadian lake house by Paul Bernier features dark wood and rusted metal cladding

Montreal architect Paul Bernier has completed a home clad in blackened timber and weathering steel on the shores of a lake in rural Quebec. The two-storey residence overlooks Lac Charlebois, one of many bodies of water in the Laurentien mountain range, a popular vacation destination just north of Montreal. “Our clients wanted to build a contemporary house, luminous and

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Nova Scotian house by Omar Gandhi Architect sits between rocky outcrop and expansive views

Boulders strewn across the landscape informed the disjointed massing of this house in Nova Scotia, which architect Omar Gandhi designed to look like local sheds. The home’s location in Purcell’s Cove, just south of Halifax, is scattered with large outcrops and giant rocks left behind by an ancient glacier. It is named Float, after the

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Omar Gandhi’s Fyren house is a hilltop beacon above Halifax

Overlooking the coastal city of Halifax, Canada, this hilltop house by architect Omar Gandhi is made up black cuboids stacked at slightly different angles to offer a variety of views. Gandhi designed the Fyren house as “a beacon high atop the hillside”. It sits at one of the highest points in the area, known as Purcell’s Cove,

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Monochrome Canadian ski lodge by Atelier Kastelic Buffey echoes traditional farmhouses

Toronto firm Atelier Kastelic Buffey has completed a black-and-white ski chalet in Ontario’s Blue Mountains, echoing the forms of the area’s traditional barns and farmhouses. The residence, dubbed Alta Chalet, encompasses 3,000 square feet (278 square metres) and was designed for a family of five. “Located near the end of a cul-de-sac in a private

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YH2 adds sculptural upper volume to tiny forest cottage in Quebec

Canadian studio YH2 has taken the notion of openness to the extreme in this small wooden cabin, which features stairs without walls and elevated areas without protective railings. Called La Colombière, or the Dovery, the dwelling is situated within a forest in Sutton, a mountain village and artist enclave about 110 kilometres southeast of Montreal. The modest

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ACDF Architecture completes home for two sisters beside Canada’s Lake Memphremagog

This wood-clad home in Canada was designed as a secondary residence for sisters that split their time between Montreal and the Eastern Townships, and nestles into the landscape overlooking Lake Memphremagog. Completed in 2016, the two-storey Maison sur le Lac encompasses three bedrooms. Montreal studio ACDF Architecture based its design on the surrounding landscape, which

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Aleph-Bau creates metal rooftop addition for slender Toronto townhouse

Canadian studio Aleph-Bau has overhauled an urban residence in Toronto, creating a bright white facade and adding a sculptural rooftop volume wrapped in aluminium. Called Twelve Tacoma, the home is located in the Summerhill neighbourhood in central Toronto. It is situated on a street lined with 19th-century workers’ rowhouses known for their coloured brick facades

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Waterfront home by Atelier Pierre Thibault overlooks Quebec’s Lac Masson

Atelier Pierre Thibault split this lakeside home in Canada into two volumes that face on to a small courtyard in between. The Lac Masson residence was named for the body of water it sits next to: a lake in Quebec’s mountainous Laurentians region. The area is known for its many lakes that serve as an

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Atelier Pierre Thibault completes long narrow home in Quebec forest

Two outdoor spaces bookend this longitudinal Canadian home by Atelier Pierre Thibault, which nestles into the ground at one end and is raised up on pilotis at the other. La Louve, or the Wolf, is a small cabin that was recently completed for a family in Quebec’s Laurentian Mountains. The slender structure encompasses four bedrooms

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Architecture Microclimat builds minimal terrace house in traditional Montreal neighbourhood

This Montreal residence by local architecture firm Architecture Microclimat has a front designed to fit in with the area’s style, while a more sculptural rear facade features an overhanging upper storey. Architecture Microclimat built the First Avenue Residence for a young family, who had purchased the abandoned property in Rosemont – an old Montreal neighbourhood

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Farm buildings inform design of Canadian lakeside home by Trevor Horne Architects

London-based Trevor Horne Architects has completed a waterfront house in Ontario, referencing local barn structures through expansive spaces and a zinc-clad pitched roof. The Corbourg residence is situated on the Canadian shore of Lake Ontario, one of the Great Lakes that define the country’s southeastern border with the United States. As the clients had previously resided on a farm, the architects sought to

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Superkül reserves upstairs just for kids at renovated modernist Toronto home

Toronto firm Superkül has renovated a mid-century modern home in a residential area of the city, adding a second level dedicated to spaces for children. The Valley House is located in Hoggs Hollow, a neighbourhood in the north area of Toronto. The renovation and extension was intended to provide more space for a family of

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Batay-Csorba creates urban townhouses in Toronto faced with brick and wooden screens

Canadian studio Batay-Csorba Architects has created a pair of slender residential buildings in central Toronto that pay heed to the craftsmanship found in the area’s historic architecture. Called Double Duplex, the building is located in Parkdale – a historic district dotted with Victorian and bay-and-gable-style mansions dating to the 19th century. The neighbourhood is popular

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Adrian Phiffer envisions concrete Toronto home with cutouts and angled walls

This conceptual, exposed concrete home by the Office of Adrian Phiffer is meant to respond to the banal character of its proposed location in Midtown Toronto. Called the Semblance House, the project is envisioned for Davisville Village in Toronto, where the architecture can be banal and “quite ugly”, according to Office of Adrian Phiffer, a

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Measured Architecture incorporates green roofs and living wall into slender Vancouver residence

Canadian studio Measured Architecture has used a palette of cypress wood, board-formed concrete and metal to create a family home and “laneway house” for a narrow lot in Vancouver. The Rough House is located in the city’s Kitsilano neighbourhood. Encompassing 3,600 square feet (334 square metres), the residence consists of the main home and a

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L McComber Architects gives contemporary update to Tudor-style home in Montreal

During the renovation of this Montreal home, local firm L McComber Architects reinterpreted its mock-Tudor facades with an expansion that echoes the architectural style. The 1950s La Cardinale residence is situated in Montreal’s Ville-Saint-Laurent neighbourhood. Several old annexes without proper foundations mushroomed from the rear facade of the home. L McComber Architects opted to remove them

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Delordinaire raises High House above snowy Quebec countryside to protect an outdoor lounge

Stilts elevate this small winter cabin by Delordinaire above a snow-laden slope in Quebec, sheltering beneath its base an outdoor living space with a warming stove. Panels of white concrete and corrugated metal clad the external surfaces to create a crisp gabled outline, but inside the wooden substructure is left exposed to create warm-toned living spaces. Ample windows in

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Omar Gandhi Architect perches glass-walled cabin on rocky cliff in Nova Scotia

Canadian studio Omar Gandhi Architect has created a remote vacation home in Nova Scotia for an urban couple, with floor-to-ceiling windows that provide sweeping views of the sea. The residence, called Lookout at Broad Cove Marsh, is located on Cape Breton Island, on the outskirts of the coastal village of Inverness. The area is a popular

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Cutler Anderson Architects tucks Canadian home between rocky outcrops

The site for this residence in the Canadian Rocky Mountains was chosen by Cutler Anderson Architects for its craggy topography, which the designers used to frame the house. The home, dubbed Rock House, is an 800-square-foot (75-square-metre) cabin that includes a single bedroom. It was designed as a prototype unit for a larger development in Western

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Mcleod Bovell nestles West Vancouver home into steep site overlooking the sea

This waterfront dwelling that hugs a rocky hillside, by Canadian firm Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses, is designed to make the most of its sea views. The Sunset House is located in West Vancouver, British Columbia, on a rugged site that looks toward the Salish Sea. Framing views of the active waterway was a guiding concern

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Bourgeois/Lechasseur designs geometric Quebec home to withstand blustery weather

The windswept sand dunes of Quebec’s Magdalen Islands informed the outline of this second home for a retired couple, designed by Canadian firm Bourgeois/Lechasseur Architects. The geometric outline of West Dune House draws inspiration in part from the area’s vernacular construction styles, but also responds to the extremely windy conditions typical of the coastal region.

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Burnt cedar clads mountainside home in Quebec by Alain Carle

Canadian studio Alain Carle Architecte has embedded a black, sculptural dwelling into a sloped site overlooking the St Lawrence River. Called La Charbonnière, the home is part of a housing development on a mountainside in Cap à L’Aigle, a resort village in Quebec’s Charlevoix region. The site had been cleared by the developer to provide views

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Four volumes join at the centre of black Quebec home by Alain Carle

Alain Carle Architecte has completed a home in rural Quebec made up of a cluster of blackened-wood volumes that step down the sloping site. The MG2 residence is a three-bedroom home that encompasses 300 square metres. Rather than combining various programme elements into a single volume, Montreal-based firm Alain Carle Architecte opted to separate them,

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MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple elevates cedar-clad cabin in Nova Scotia on concrete plinths

Canadian studio MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple has completed a coastal dwelling that features wooden shingles, gabled roofs, and concrete fins that elevate the home off the ground to protect it from tidal surges. The Point House is located in Upper Kingsburg, a remote coastal town in Nova Scotia that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. The area, known for

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Superkül nestles all-white vacation home into Canadian landscape

This vacation home in Ontario was built for a family transitioning back to Canada after a prolonged stay in the UK, and features an all-white exterior designed to contrast and complement its surroundings in different seasons. The 4,300-square-foot (400-square-metre) residence is contained in two volumes that open onto a central courtyard. “Compass House takes its name

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Quebec home by MU Architecture responds to steep and rocky topography

This countryside dwelling by Canadian studio MU Architecture consists of rectilinear volumes that step up a hillside, with facades clad in stone and cedar. The Estrade Residence is located in St-Adolphe d’Howard, a village in the scenic Laurentians – a hilly region north of Montreal. The 3,600-square-foot (344-square-metre) holiday home is situated on a hillside that

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Bridge connects two sides of lakeside home by Pierre Thibault

A pair of separate volumes connected by a covered bridge form Atelier Pierre Thibault’s latest project, a lakeside residence in rural Quebec. The long, elevated corridor gives the project its name: La Grande Passerelle. It was recently completed for a young family, and is set on a sloping site by Canada’s Lac des Piles. The

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Historic Toronto home gets contemporary update by Post Architecture

Canadian studio Post Architecture has added a protruding window box to a century-old brick house as part of a major renovation of the urban residence. The Riverdale Dormer House sits across from a popular park in Riverdale, a community just east of downtown Toronto. Local firm Post Architecture worked with a team of engineers, designers and builders

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