The traditional image of a ski chalet is being quickly revamped in modern times with designers moving away from the mundane. This beautiful little weekend chalet on the snow-covered slopes of Quebec is draped in dark stained white cedar siding and sits on cedar columns giving it a breezy contemporary appeal. Built for a family with kids the weekend escape was designed by and of Studio robitaille.curtis keeping in mind the landscape on which it sits and the view on offer.
With a low-slung design and smart sliding glass doors one finds the transition from the exterior to the living space almost seamless and a large concrete patio makes this an even more effortless affair. A carefully curated and stacked wall of milled lumber finished with glossy varnish shapes the entrance giving the residence a fabulous fun architectural feature.
Add to this the distinct presence of wide cedar board siding that is literally ‘stapled on’ using custom stainless steel clips and you have a home that does everything it can to ensure that the open living area is detached from the constant hustle and bustle outdoors.
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Much of this gorgeous residence crafted by Studio Arquitectos is clad in polished cement which connects the interior and the landscape outside visually while shaping an inimitable ambiance. Nestled on Mexico’s Caribbean coast it is tropical exuberance that is interwoven with contemporary refinement to give Casa T a relaxing vibe.
Nestled on the eastern shore of in the is one such masterpiece that blurs the line between the interior and outdoors without relying on a series of large glass doors and windows.
Sitting on the 9th and 10th floors of an oceanfront building the two-story penthouse epitomizes the glitz glam and affluence of life in Miami as its expansive interior rooftop deck and infinity pool offer a hangout that is simply irresistible.