The Maison-Tour: Combining Two Buildings into a Home Studio Concept

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YH2 Architecture transformed a small living place into a tower house called the Maison-Tour. It is located in Montreal, Quebec, and the result of combining two buildings into a home studio concept used by the firm.

The Maison-Tour

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The house was previously a small residence before transformed into a tower house or The Maison-Tour. It consists of three levels with three open floor layouts blended together to create ‘home’ in its purest state.

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The house also comes with a studio which was used to be a garage and currently houses the YH2 offices. The studio connects to the house by the garden which acts as an extension of the interior spaces.

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Overall, the design of the Maison-Tour brings out the architectural purism as the result of the simplest spatial compositions.

A Different Degree of Intimacy

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Each floor has the living space that features a different degree of intimacy, from the most welcoming and open spaces to the most private and secretive ones.

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Situated on the ground floor, there is a kitchen, a dining space, and a garden that mirrors the interior. The Maison Tour Combining Two Buildings Into A Home Studio Concept 2

It also has the studio conference room that is accessible and open to all.

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Move to the second floor, there is a living room that looks like a quiet and intimate retreat, while on the third floor are the bedrooms designed as a series of small private spaces.

Via YH2 Architecture