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_naturehumaine | Bolton Residence

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Having bought a beautiful plot of wooded land in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, the client dreamt of building a country house that would be in perfect symbiosis with its natural environment. This rugged, sloped site came to a natural plateau just below its highest point, becoming the perfect location to erect the house.

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The house is characterized by two stacked volumes; a wooden clad volume anchored into the mountain supports a cantilevering ground floor volume above. This gable roofed volume raised into the air gives the sensation that the house is floating amongst the trees.

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Vast views of Mount Orford and the valley below are framed by a long horizontal strip window.

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The kitchen and master bathroom are carved out of a black volume at the center of the house dividing living spaces from the master bedroom.

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Location: Bolton East, Quebec, Canada
Architect: _naturehumaine
Type: Single family house
Intervention: New Construction
Area: 1480 sqft
Completion Date: 2014
Photographer: Adrien Williams + David Dworkind
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