The client wanted to utilize the second storey of her 1920s duplex by converting her former rental unit into 3 bedrooms and an office space. While the grey-stone front facade only required minor restorations, the back of the house was transformed completely. An emphasis on transparency creates constant visual and physical connections with the backyard.
A cedar clad volume, containing the master bedroom, punches through the glass exterior wall and cantelivers over the backyard, sheltering the patio below. The wood cladding continues through to the inside, blurring the boundaries between interior and exterior.Location: 4371 Chambord, Montréal, Canada Architect: _naturehumaine
Type: Single family home
Intervention: Interior re-organisation Area: 1800sqft
Completion Date: 2013
Photo credit: Adrien Williams
Project name: Chambord Residence