Modern Angular Rural Family Home in Canada

Modern Angular Rural Family Home in Canada

By Jordan Kushins / Photos by Jason Schmidt
Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House is an angular ode to rural life.

Out of "respect for the beams and their history," designer Omer Arbel insisted that not a single reclaimed plank—still marked by nailheads and chipped paint—be cut nor altered during construction, which gave the home its striking geometric motif. It’s what he refers to as the "alchemy between material and process," which also inspired the textured concrete walls and crisply milled walnut furniture.

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