20-100_Renovation V+R
Maxime Brouillet
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Counter top and backsplashCaesarstone
ManufacturersMapei
built-inAbet Laminati
Floor TilesCERAGRES
built-inArborite
Metal screen wallKC metalworks

Product Spec Sheet
Counter top and backsplash
Manufacturers
by Mapei
built-in
Floor Tiles
built-in
Metal screen wall

20-100_Renovation V+R

DESK architectes as Architects

Located in Outremont, Montreal, this town house had remained largely unchanged since its construction in 2001. After some thought [and a few lockdowns], the owners decided it was time to revitalize their living space.

The mandate was to redesign the daily living spaces of the residence. The kitchen had to be rethought to optimize circulation, counter surface for cooking and storage space. The entrance needed to be redefined to include a large closet near the main door. The dining room and living room were also in need of a refresh. All this redesign had to be done while preserving the structural elements such as the staircases and the building’s mechanical systems.

photo_credit Maxime Brouillet
Maxime Brouillet

The project redefines the circulation and the different alignments of the living spaces. By expanding the kitchen, the staircase leading to the basement is now centered on the axis of a large wall mirror; an alignment that visually expands the space at the confluence of circulations.

photo_credit Maxime Brouillet
Maxime Brouillet

The architectural concept takes shape through the arrangement of three primary components: metal openwork partitions, built-in furniture, and a palette of sober colors. Thus, both staircases are marked by architectural openwork guardrails that unfold from floor to ceiling. In the dining room, similar vertical slats on the wall echo to these openwork partitions. In the kitchen and entrance, wood-finish and taupe built-in furniture organize the space while adding functionality to these areas.

photo_credit Maxime Brouillet
Maxime Brouillet

In short, the V+R renovation project is the transformation of a town house into a bright, refined and pure space.

photo_credit Maxime Brouillet
Maxime Brouillet

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