Winner of the prestigious trophy « THE AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE PRIZE » –INTERIOR DESIGN– 2016
Vernacular yet modern home with simple, clean architecture that quietly fits into the Charlevoix landscape. The lower level’s untouched modern cement flooring offers a wink to the past, to the old stone foundations on countless old barns that once dotted the region. Perched on their podium, both upper levels are bedecked in whitewashed wood reminiscent of ancestral homes, and bygone exterior treatments. Depending on their application, wood surfaces feature silky smooth, uneven or peek-a-boo woodwork, lending the home a light, cheerful air. All four bedrooms are located on the main floor to maximize on upper floor living area views. The kitchen and dining room therefore enjoy 360° vistas, while the living space is tucked away under a stunning overhang, with a singular shape inspired from vernacular bridge structures. This perfect perch is ideal for enjoying Cap-à-l’Aigle’s gorgeous sunsets and the St. Lawrence estuary’s glimmering reflections, from the comfort of your home.