Sign up for our newsletter and get a curated list of the top trending stories and exclusive rewards every day.

Trending Topics

Get the MTL Blog app

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play
A Picturesque Montreal Home That Does So Much With So Little

With the right strategy, you can do a lot with a finite amount of space. That goes double for a living space, as architect Anik Peloquin proves in this spectacular home.

Lacking a large amount of building space, the home needed to provide for its residents without feeling cramped. A desire to mix the urban and natural setting of the lot (the home overlooks Rivière des Prairie) was also a mandate, adding another layer of complexity to the design.

But by using classic urban elements seen throughout Montreal (like red bricks) and an open-concept layout that utilizes natural light, the home was able to become exactly what the residents desired. Namely, a cozy, yet spacious) house that didn't overtake the lot, resulting in an abundance of green space.

From the exterior, the home looks like a picturesque urban living quarters that is perfectly complimented by the surrounding natural area. The interior retains that aesthetic, using bright colours and wood flooring to mirror the ambiance.

See what I mean in the photos below, and you can check out the full photo series at HomeDSGN.com.

More from MTL Blog

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.

Loading...