Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton - Architecture Blogs

Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton



Window on the Lake, Qubec Building, Canadian Residence, Home, Architecture, Images
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton
Rural Residential Building Development, Canada ? design by YH2
16 Feb 2018
Window on the Lake
Architects: YH2
Location: Saint-Élie-de-Caxton, Canada
Window on the Lake

A window on the lake: the very essence of the cottage. A warm, simple wood dwelling open to nature and a peaceful lake.

The house stands on the site of an old family cottage, just steps away from the shores of Lac Plaisant in the Mauricie region. Thanks to its simplicity, restraint and refinement, the project embodies the architect?s attempt to capture the essence of cottage life ? a wooden home designed for vacations and enabling true communion with nature.
Featuring wood construction inside and out, the house?s single large gable covers all living spaces.

Sited in a small clearing, its foundation invisible, the home is a pure, light volume resting on a grassy carpet.

Its architecture is restrained and its scale modest, in tune with the clearing and lake.

The exterior, both roof and walls, is clad entirely in white cedar boards.

Both of the building?s long sides feature three large, tall glass panels, allowing seamless transitions between interior and exterior spaces.

The south side is all glass, creating a direct link between the lake and the living spaces, arranged under a large double-height gable extending outward to cover a small porch.

The full transparency o...
Source: e-architect
URL: https://www.e-architect.co.uk/

--------------------------------
 
TBWA creates "soothing and hypnotising" animations to promote McDonald's Egg McMuffin

17 cool gift ideas for people who love the outdoors

21-11-2019 21:37 - ( architecture )


Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

Brownwood House in Texas

Brownwood House, Texas Residential Real Estate Project, USA Modern Architecture, Property Images Brownwood House in Brown County Contemporary Rural Home in Texas, USA ? design by Dick Clark + Associates Nov 21, 2018 Brownwood House in...
21-11-2019 21:23 - ( architecture )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

Zaha Hadid Architects? new tower shows off world?s tallest atrium

Hufton+Crow courtesy ZHA It rises over 630 feet high Zaha Hadid Architects doesn?t shy away from superlatives. Adjectives used to describe the firm?s work often include curviest, shiniest, and most otherworldly, to name a few. The latest...
21-11-2019 21:37 - ( architecture )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

Quantum Stealth "invisibility cloak" can conceal people and entire buildings

Canadian camouflage company Hyperstealth Biotechnology has patented the technology behind a material that bends light to make people and objects near invisible to the naked eye. The material, called Quantum Stealth, is currently still in the...
11-11-2019 21:59 - ( architecture TV )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

BCXSY explains its contribution to The Conversation Show exhibition

Design Museum Holon in Israel has unveiled five installations exploring what makes a successful design partnership, including a seesaw designed by BCXSY and a hall of broken mirrors by Snarkitecture. The Conversation Show is an exhibition...
29-05-2019 21:57 - ( architecture TV )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

New housing development in Arizona won?t allow residents to bring cars

Shutterstock A car-free experiment breaks ground in Tempe All around the world, cities are contending with traffic, pollution, and pedestrian danger related to cars. While cities have taken various efforts to curb cars on the road, a new...
20-11-2019 21:37 - ( architecture )


Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

AHEAD Europe awards 2019 winners | Interiors | Dezeen

The best new hotels in Europe combine rich experiences with a subtle approach to design, say the judges of this year\'s AHEAD Europe awards in this video Dezeen produced for the awards programme. The third AHEAD Europe awards, which took place...
21-11-2019 21:57 - ( architecture TV )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

Brownwood House / Dick Clark + Associates

This home, located on a large secluded site in Brownwood Texas, was designed to stand apart from traditional Brownwood architecture. The owners requested a clean, modern residence with a strong indoor/outdoor connection. Continue reading
21-11-2019 21:24 - ( architecture )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

Hepburn Bath House and Spa in Victoria

Hepburn Bath House and Spa, Victoria Building Redevelopment, Health Building Modernisation, Architecture Images Hepburn Bath House and Spa in Victoria Health and Pool Facility Restoration in Australia – design by Cox Architecture 20 Oct...
21-11-2019 21:23 - ( architecture )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

Sleek Japanese-inspired farmhouse asks $8.5M

Photos by Costas Picadas, courtesy of Ira Tamigian and Steven Magnuson With perks galore There are plenty of historic real estate listings in Connecticut, from 17th-century barns turned homes to grand estates on 320 acres. Today?s home...
21-11-2019 21:37 - ( architecture )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

Singapore?s Liang Court Towers

Liang Court Towers, Singapore Housing, South East Asia Large Building Development, Images Singapore?s Liang Court Towers South East Asia Apartment Buildings – design by City Developments Limited and CapitaLand Limited 21 Nov 2019 Liang...
21-11-2019 21:23 - ( architecture )


Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

Pritzker Prize winner?s new pavilion is all about simplicity

John Golling Glenn Murcutt?s MPavilion just opened in Melbourne What is a pavilion" There?s no one meaning of the word?how it?s interpreted is wholly up to the person designing it. A pavilion can be a shimmery, technicolor maze. Or a...
20-11-2019 21:37 - ( architecture )
Window on the Lake in Saint-Élie-de-Caxton

AISD Performing Arts Center in Austin, Texas

AISD Performing Arts Center in Austin, Texas Arts Building Project, Theater Architecture Photos AISD Performing Arts Center in Austin PAC: Theater Building Development in Texas, USA ? design by Miró Rivera Architects Nov 20, 2019 AISD Performing...
20-11-2019 21:21 - ( architecture )
-------------------------------------