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Reinventing the Shoebox in Montréal
Residential Architecture Interior Project Canada ? design by Fugere Architecture
28 Nov 2019
Shoebox
Architect: Fugere Architecture
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

At the origin of the project, a Shoebox was a modest small one-storey house, built in the 1920s, with a facade as prosaic as its interior spaces. As an architect, the main challenge of the project is to know if this type of house, which some want to be heritage, must be conserved and protected. After a trial ideation phase, a design principle was imposed: preserve the main façade and develop the single-family house project around it.
The second principle guiding the design, revolves around the optimal use of natural light in indoor spaces. Indeed, the usual constraints of the construction of terraced residences forced a lack of daylight in central spaces. The installation of a large skylight in the middle of the house has decided naturally, with a staircase that has covered the 3 floors of the house and has diffused light in the rooms, living spaces, and even in the basement.

From 2 postulates, the functional organization was made quickly, with a games room, a bedroom in the basement, living areas and an office on the ground floor as well as 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the first floor.

For the house facades, the composition and some decorative elements of the ori...
Source: e-architect
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