La Cornette : By YH2 Architecture

Posted on March 21, 2011

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Quebec, Canada
YH2 Architecture
Post By:Kitticoon Poopong

Photo © Courtesy of Loukas Yiacouvakis & Francis Pelletier

Built on the slope of a small hill, La Cornette is a country house open to the pastoral landscape that surrounds it. Under a soaring roof resembling a nun’s cornet wimple is a roomy dwelling modelled on traditional Quebec houses of old that lodged large families and their relatives. This house for celebrations and holidays, designed for two families, is set into the naturally uneven terrain in a way that brings each level into direct contact with the surrounding natural environment. It offers a resting place for all guests under its large gable in a series of bedrooms and unusual sleeping areas.
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