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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

La Luge in Quebec, Canada by Yh2 Architecture

 
September 25th, 2012 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Yh2 Architecture

Mostly dedicated to the enjoyment of Quebec’s winter, La Luge is a secondary home lying in the midst of the forest. Nestled on its site, surrounded by dense vegetation preserving the house’s privacy, La Luge integrates a private spa which occupies almost a third of the useable area, adding on to the traditional countryside living spaces.

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  • Architects: Yh2 Architecture
  • Project: La Luge
  • Location: La Conception, Laurentides, Québec, Canada
  • Area: 120 m²
  • Construction year: 2011
  • YH2 Conception team: François Bélanger, Marie-Claude Hamelin, Loukas Yiacouvakis
  • Construction : Emmanuel Yiacouvakis and associates, Ébénisterie La Fabrik.
  • Photographer: Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

While La Luge is as a compact scheme meant to accommodate a large number of guests, the house’s spaces can be reconfigured into diverse geometries: using large sliding doors, the users may transform the children bedroom into a playground or a guest bedroom, more or less opened onto the main living spaces.

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The project is made out of two embracing volumes set on different levels –one dark, one light, thus creating distinct spaces, freely merging one into the other.

In this wood shell made of essences of cedar, oak and walnut, the atmosphere is soft but bright, soothing.

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

Image Courtesy Francis Pelletier

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