When you see the back view of the Sherman St. Rowhouse, you can see large windows open out onto the house’s rear deck and yard. This area is connected to the kitchen, offering an easier transition for easy serving.
By using the natural materials like reed, wood, and slate stone, Drost + van Veen tries to combine it with the landscape around the residential area, especially the trees.
The combination of glass curtain wall system, spiral wood structure, and the vertical wood-fin skin make a complex range of this house architecture.
The Schemata figured out that since the couple only used 170 square meters of floor space on day to day basis, they were eager to make some extra additions to the rest of spaces. Thus, they built a series of voids on a 400 square meter plan to support the couple’s new hobbies or business ventures.
Timber House is also built with an attic. The attic has a long shape right in the middle top part of the house. This area can be an additional space for the house.
La Colombière or Dovery represents the completion and third phase of a one-story construction which was turned into a true forest retreat, expanding on three floors. With the intention to preserve the surrounding nature, the building’s footprint remained undisturbed.
The first stage of the project involved slicing out all interior partitions and cutting out the rear façade to establish a large room that would bring light deep within the house’s interior.
With the historical design based on the Acadian Village in Caraquet, Les Jumelles becomes an awesome house which is not only perfect to be used in the holiday but also giving the high value with its architectural design.