Contemporary Du Tour Residence in Laval by Clairoux

Architects: Clairoux
Location: Laval, Canada
Year: 2014
Photo courtesy: JB Valiquette
Description:

Our test was to change a family home inherent the Fifties into a contemporary living arrangement. The same family has possessed the property for a considerable length of time. Normally, the house is saturated with recollections and, it might be said, is a showcase of family history – this is a quality we were requested that protect. All things considered, we had a fascinating prairie-style “canvas” to work with; and inside, we permitted the house’s one of a kind elements to direct our outline choices. Working nearly with modelers at Open Form, we made a peaceful and rich space in congruity with its regular environment.

 

 

 

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Volume and point of view

To begin with, we went to chip away at the outside. We restored the house’s prairie style by reproducing even lines and drawing out the regular’s magnificence wood. Next, we “blasted” within (previously, a confined and internal looking spot) to make a feeling of space and plausibility. Southern presentation proposed a story to-roof window – for this situation covering both floors for ideal characteristic light. The amazing regular surroundings shouted out for an opening in the southeast corner, in the living’s heart space, giving a shocking perspective of the stream adjacent.

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Inside, we settled on a perfect contemporary look including even lines and streamlined volumes. We needed light; we needed stream. The main massive component we kept was the characteristic stone smokestack in the substantial focal chimney.

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Style and moderation

Most importantly, we needed to stay away from clean high contrast juxtapositions, which have been abused lately. Our objective was to make a rich contemporary space by breathing new life into an engineering legacy from the earlier century. To force this off, we depended on nuance and a spotless canvas approach that concentrated on lines, volumes and materials. For an impeccable sample of the force of consolidating level lines and up-to-the-moment outline, examine the kitchen.

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Our associate, inside decorator Patrick Robichaud, conveyed particular plan absolutely in consistence with the venture’s prerequisites. Decorations and embellishments were chosen with the proprietor – a joint exertion that brought about the calm and exquisite completion we were going for. A home has life and character, it is something that is continually developing, thus some configuration touches will keep on being included after some time.

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No bargains

There’s something else entirely to top of the line ventures than spending plan contemplations. Our clients award us innovative opportunity and spot their trust in us – and these are the things that start our appreciation, drive our motivation, and empower us to convey our best work. We are really thankful for the chance to take a shot at this task. It was a test, however we pulled it off.

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