Gill-Girard House

Project details

Details of the project

The house was designed to open the doors of its occupants stunning views of the Prairie River and the city of Montreal. It is divided into two main volumes and is deposited on a two-tiered site. The street and the main entrance is located on the top floor and facing the river is located on the low level.

The first, more vertical volume includes the living room and garage on the ground floor, the upstairs bedrooms and a workshop on the ground floor that overlooks the cantilevered living room. The second horizontal volume includes the entrance, kitchen, dining room and bathroom on the ground floor and a workshop, guest room and mechanical / electric rooms in the basement. One of the roof of this volume, one finds a roof terrace overlooking the Prairie River and on the south.

Many outdoor spaces are designed at different levels to allow occupants to enjoy the views and orientation of the sun.

The exterior coating is composed of a cream-colored clay extrusion and wood inserts.

  • Project: Maison unifamiliale
  • Area: Laval, Qc
  • Surface: 3 600 pi2 approx.
  • Budget: 925 000$
  • Years: 2012-2014
  • Collaborator: Marco Joubert, m.arch.
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