Canari house

Canari house

Architect
naturehumaine
Location
Montreal, Canada | View Map
Project Year
2016
Category
Private Houses
Adrien Williams
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
StoolEmeco
EMECO | Stool
Kitchen islandCaesarstone
SofaArketipo
Dining lightBEC BRITTAIN
Paint producerBenjamin Moore
Bathroom MosaicCentura

Product Spec Sheet
Stool
EMECO | Stool by Emeco
Kitchen island
Sofa
Dining light
Paint producer
Bathroom Mosaic
by Centura

Canari house

naturehumaine as Architects

An athletic young couple wants to transform a fourplex to create their primary residence, while maintaining a rental unit on the first floor.

photo_credit Adrien Williams
Adrien Williams

The existing part of the house, dating from the 1930s, is restored on the street side, and the attached garage is restructured to match, as well as to accommodate the new outdoor terrace perched on its roof. Topped with an angular wooden structure, this volume breaks up the perpendicular volumetry of the corner building and allows gardens to nestle into its interstices.

photo_credit Adrien Williams
Adrien Williams

Large bay windows overlooking the north-facing garden bring maximum light to the living areas and show off the striking colour of the stairway.

photo_credit Adrien Williams
Adrien Williams

As a focal point of the interior composition, the stairway brings a warm and vibrant tone to the project. The layout of this sculptural object, playing with diagonal lines, is the central dynamic element of the Canari house.

photo_credit Adrien Williams
Adrien Williams

A black band defines circulation through the house, all the way to the garden. The colour accents in the bathrooms, in orange and blue tones, energize the look of these confined spaces and complete the graphic composition of the project.

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