FAHouse: A Double Triangular House in the Forest

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Jean Verville architecte designed FAHOUSE, a residence burrowed in the middle of a hemlock forest in Eastern Townships, Canada. The design takes inspiration from the archetypal figure of a house and doubles it with two triangular prism forms that are connected – almost like two trees growing towards the sky.

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The project answers the needs of a young, professional couple and their two children with a playful design that explores a new way of living

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A wide staircase on the exterior leads to a patio covered by a cantilevered prism above. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and windows open up to the forest that surrounds the house. The expanse of glass removes the separation between the living area inside and the outdoors.

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A wooden staircase wraps around the interior from the ground floor to the childrens’ room, which is decked out with bunk beds.

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The family shower room frames different views of the greenery outside while displaying a graphic black and white pattern on the inside.

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