Designed to serve the needs of a newlywed couple the house obviously takes its inspiration from the art of Origami which is now renowned across the globe. Reinterpreting classic in a contemporary fashion the Origami House stands out visually with ease.
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.
With an impressive cathedral ceiling that is also completely covered in wood a cozy fireplace and simple industrial-styled lighting the remarkable residence manages to effortlessly bring together several different design styles. A perfect retreat for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of big city life!
It also sets the tone for the rest of the interior which embraces revamped insulation making the house far more energy-efficient. The extensive use of glass also ushers in ample natural ventilation enlivening the other rooms of the house as well.
With an interior that is largely clad in white and warm wooden accents this renovated house boasts an overall aura that is sophisticated and inviting. Features like geothermal heating double air flow ventilation and a roof that can hold solar panels make this revitalized French home a dream for those who love sustainable living!
Located on a lot of 251 square meters the house itself just occupies 146 square meters and makes smart use of whatever space is on offer. The special roof designed by of TSC Architects for the house is not just about painting a pretty picture alone.
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.