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When most people think of locations for a holiday home, they have visions of beaches, golf courses, spas, and chalets. But few have the mettle to choose the sort of place that architects André Lessard and Barbara Dewhirst deemed perfect.
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  Scrap steel and reclaimed wood clad the three-story triangular tower, which hovers over a small deck and outdoor space.  Photo by Paul Orenstein.
    Scrap steel and reclaimed wood clad the three-story triangular tower, which hovers over a small deck and outdoor space. Photo by Paul Orenstein.
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  The house is sited 100 feet from Ontario's Otter Lake.  Photo by Paul Orenstein.
    The house is sited 100 feet from Ontario's Otter Lake. Photo by Paul Orenstein.
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  The scrap-steel staircase leads up to the upper floor, where there's a kitchen and a dining area.  Photo by Paul Orenstein.
    The scrap-steel staircase leads up to the upper floor, where there's a kitchen and a dining area. Photo by Paul Orenstein.
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  The deck built on the ground level provides ample outdoor space during inclement weather.  Photo by Paul Orenstein.
    The deck built on the ground level provides ample outdoor space during inclement weather. Photo by Paul Orenstein.
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  Almost all the furniture in the house was built out of leftover scrap steel and wood from the structure’s frame.  Photo by Paul Orenstein.
    Almost all the furniture in the house was built out of leftover scrap steel and wood from the structure’s frame. Photo by Paul Orenstein.

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