One of the first things you notice about the penthouse is the presence of a remarkable South East Asian art collection that steals the show at every turn. While the style of the interior remains in line with the typical New York high-rise the extensive use of glass ensures that each space flows into the next.
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.
The ground floor is spread across different levels with the kitchen dining area and family room opening up toward the pool outside. A grotto waterfall a green landscape and a relaxing hot tub complete this level with the private quarters being housed on the top floors.
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!
Even though it is hard to look beyond the view outside the real showstopper here is the silhouette of the structure that draws its inspiration from the banana slug which is a native of the region! The thin and elongated volume of the house bends and conforms to the undulated natural contours of the site.
The dark wood backsplash adds to the visual drama and the dining area next to it stays visually connected with the outdoors thanks to the sliding glass doors. The use of a at the end makes the living area appear larger and far more airy.
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.