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The Wooden Wing Lac-Supérieur

New Quebec Residence: Contemporary Residential Building Development Canada – design by YH2 architecture

6 Feb 2018

The Wooden Wing

Design: YH2 architecture

Location: Lac-Supérieur, Quebec, Canada

The Wooden Wing

The Wooden Wing

The Wooden Wing is a large cottage on the shores of Lac Supérieur, in Quebec’s Laurentians.

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The house is perched on a sizeable outcrop of granite bedrock, giving it a commanding yet intimate view of the lake and Mont Tremblant, on the other side.

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The living spaces sit on a large, semi-polished concrete slab raised slightly above the natural outcrop, putting the house in close contact with its natural surroundings, from which it is separated by distinctive clear glass walls.

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A white cedar roof – the wooden wing – boast ample eaves overhanging the glassed-in volume, protecting the living spaces from excessive direct sunlight and providing shelter for outdoor sitting areas, which extend the interior rooms organically.

New Quebec Property The Wooden Wing

New Quebec House The Wooden Wing

Perpendicular to the wooden wing, a nearly opaque two-story volume holds the house’s service areas and bedrooms.

The Wooden Wing

The Wooden Wing

The house plays on the duality of openness and opacity, day spaces and night spaces.

The Wooden Wing

The use of a limited palette of materials – white cedar, polished concrete, black aluminum and clear glass – both inside and out helps erase the boundaries between architecture and nature.

The Wooden Wing

The Wooden Wing, Lac-Supérieur – Building Information

Project: The Wooden Wing (L’aile de bois)
Location: Lac Supérieur, Quebec, Canada
Floor space: 325 sqm
Built: 2015
Yh2 design team: Karl Choquette, Marie-Claude Hamelin, Étienne Sédillot, Loukas Yiacouvakis
General contractor: Construction Pascal Rondeau

Photography: David Marien-Landry

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