Designed for ceramicist Sophie Manessiez and her family, the home was designed to accommodate the many facets of the family’s life, making it a place for working, gathering, creating, retreating, and relaxing.
Balancing rustic charms with modern largesse, Alain Carle Architecte’s La Charbonnière is tucked on a mountainside overlooking the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec. The site was previously completely cleared by the developer, posing a challenge for the Montreal-based firm to transform the overexposed lot. Their solution is unexpected but surprisingly well suited to the area—it is black and brutalist, yet still right at home in the lush Cap à L’Aigle landscape.
The beloved butternut squash has lent its name to Maurice Martel’s latest residential project, a cozy one-storey in Gatineau, Quebec, awash in warm buttery tones.
Carlo Rinomato’s glass home helped spur his newest project, building luxury chalets on one-acre lots at the top of the mountain overlooking Lac-Supérieur on Mont Tremblant’s north side.
Atelier C began as a country retreat for a couple but eventually turned into a full-time abode. The exteriors project a sense of thoughtful encapsulation and are also sculptural in the way the black angles rise from the crisp woodland scenery.
Built to reflect the owners’ passion for sailing and the outdoors, the home’s wood exterior and the white protective roof that cantilevers out over the patio give a lightness
Completed last year, this elegant home sits in an almost celestial simplicity against the wooded countryside of Quebec’s Eastern Townships, its white façade blending into the bright horizon.
The two wings come together in a glass connection. Noble materials are used throughout to provide a natural colour palette accentuated by the vistas of water and greenery through the many windows.