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NewsNews • 10 Jun 2021

Two wooden blocks gently harmonize with their lakeside surroundings

On a rocky outcrop overlooking Lake Memphremagog, Quebec, two blocks of wood gently harmonize with their surroundings. The two rectangular volumes, positioned one atop the other, form the volume of the house by YH2_Yiacouvakis Hamelin Architectes. Maxime Brouillet The lower volume acts as a plateau, straddling a natural gully that accommodates runoff from heavy rains. The upper volume, which appears to float above, is a solid looking white cedar clad volume with pierced vertical openings that contrast with the expansive windows of the lower ground level volume.   Maxime Brouillet The upper block rest on the lower, but it is offset, hovering the lower volume on two side and thus enabling the provision of sheltered outdoor sp... More