Canadian Beacon

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February 1, 2009
Originally published in Smaller is Smarter
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.
    Scrap steel and reclaimed wood clad the three-story triangular tower, which hovers over a small deck and outdoor space.
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  The house is sited 100 feet from Ontario's Otter Lake.
    The house is sited 100 feet from Ontario's Otter Lake.
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  The scrap-steel staircase leads up to the upper floor, where there's a kitchen and a dining area.
    The scrap-steel staircase leads up to the upper floor, where there's a kitchen and a dining area.
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  The deck built on the ground level provides ample outdoor space during inclement weather.  Courtesy of Paul Orenstein
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    The deck built on the ground level provides ample outdoor space during inclement weather. Courtesy of 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.
    Almost all the furniture in the house was built out of leftover scrap steel and wood from the structure’s frame.
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