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Altius Architecture Inc. | Lake Muskoka Boathouse

Architecture Altius Architecture Inc. | Lake Muskoka Boathouse

Altius Architecture Inc. | Lake Muskoka BoathouseIn general, the project was mainly comprised of renovation work to the exterior body of the boathouse. This included re-framing a large majority of the existing structure both of the boathouse base as well as the upper level, which had deteriorated over time, and re-cladding what had become a very tired exterior envelope. Specifically, the aim was to simplify the existing massing and generate a more compelling exterior aesthetic.

Altius Architecture Inc. | Lake Muskoka Boathouse

Altius Architecture Inc. | Lake Muskoka BoathouseOverall, the design team chose to incorporate simple, clean, modern finishes, rich in material and texture. This in combination with the beauty of the surrounding site resulted in incredibly enduring architecture, that embodies the true spirit of great cottage design.

Materials
Douglas fir cladding, “Cape Cod” wood siding, corrugated aluminum siding, galvanized metal roof, steel/mesh guards.

Location: Lake Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
Architect: Altius Architecture Inc. | Graham Smith
Construction: Dyer Contracting – Port Carling
Construction: M.B. Robinson Contracting – Port Carling
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