Pignon sur rue is a sophisticated prefab town house with many distinctive elements. The project is described as an exclusive and sustainable product, a house designed to be lived in on a
human scale, while keeping in mind the changing lifestyles. Built on a plot of land left behind in a mature residential neighbourhood in Victoriaville, this residence is the result of a very specific idea, that of designing and bringing to fruition a building that combines functionality, aesthetics and durability. The mandate was to apply the knowledge, know-how and latest industry trends on the same residential project.
The technical nature of the project was a challenge in itself. Limited installation of the building, the study of sunlight, the conservation of aged trees, hybrid structure with solid wood panels (CLT), obvious concrete finishing, installation of prefabricated high-performance urethane coated walls, and skylights. The construction of an intimate terrace, open space / space management, supply and application of new materials available on the market and recovered materials, application of eco-friendly principles and much more were all taken into account. All this in a limited timeframe, the construction was targeted to be done in less than 3 months.
The result is no less surprising : A town house juxtaposing a garage and an office on the ground floor to a large loft on the upper floor. The main living area, open and abundant in natural light, exhibits a magnificent cathedral ceiling, giving the impression of large open spaces. The corner terrace, whose second function is to be the carport, opens a dialogue between the interior and exterior space. The interior, a joyous mixture of raw materials, clean lines and sober colours, tends to catch the eye by its minimalist appearance and its ultra modern aesthetics.
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