Yet the real focus of this house is the brilliant array of interior lighting which enhances and harmonizes with the view outside. The day starts off with cool yellows and the bright natural mid-day light soon takes over. The tranquil oranges of the sunset takeover as dusk starts to set in and the night time is lit up by purples and blues of the city skyline in the background even as warm ambient illumination sets the mood
This stylish private residence was designed by McLeod Bovell Modern Houses to capitalize as much as possible on the lovely view outside. While the street façade of the house offers ample privacy its rear opens up to the backyard and the ocean thanks to the extensive use of sliding glass doors and windows.
Large frameless folding doors along with stylish sheer curtains ensure that the entire home is appropriately ventilated at all times. A and a heat regulation mechanisms help to keep the temperatures indoors as moderate as possible throughout the year.
Combining traditional architectural elements with modern design in Charlevoix Quebec Canada adopts the classic barn silhouette with panache. Designed to take maximum advantage of the lovely views outside that include the in the distance the house is clad in a cloak of wooden goodness.
An outdoor dining area extends the living space beyond the walls of the house and a refreshing pool adds to the appeal of the breezy backyard. The master suite and additional bedrooms are housed on the top level of the home while a stunning geometric staircase in black becomes the focal point of the renovated residence.
But the real talking point of the house is the multitude of smart features like the photovoltaic panels green roof system grey-water harvesting and LED lighting which help in giving the residence its core principle of sustainability.
The newly built structure replaced an existing ranch-style house that was originally built in 1948. Parts of the previous home such as a single-story bedroom were kept intact and renovated to blend in with the new facade. An open entry leads to a beautiful walkway that is built above the refreshing pool and connects with the main living area.