A designer, his two sons, and their tireless terrier Winston share a small 1950’s constructing that stands quite unnoticed amongst its neighbors within the Mile-Ex district in Montreal, Canada. The strong partitions of this former workshop, nevertheless, disguise a jewel conversion inside. If the recomposed facade is surprisingly personal, its giant home windows and full-peak metal door, barely recessed, announce the minimalist mastery of the inside plan designed by Atelier Moderno: a large hall extends alongside the north-south axis, adjoining an present social gathering wall of uncovered masonry accentuated by a skinny line of sunshine, serving nicely-outlined dwelling areas, brilliant and convivial, the place everybody can go about their actions with out affecting these of others, all of the whereas fostering a sure air of intimacy and affection.
The inside opens onto a standard space that features a cozy front room with a nook desk, a eating room, and a streamlined kitchen the place every factor asserts its modernity with absolute conviction: a stainless-steel cooking unit, a preparation island in white Corian®, and a big storage module and desk in strong white oak. A single stringer staircase supplies direct entry to a inexperienced roof terrace, providing each privateness and concrete presence. Beyond the widespread space follows, in sequence, the boys’ rooms and the main bedroom, with a personal tub, distinguished by the wedding of painted concrete, ipe wooden, porcelain, chrome steel, glass, water and the occasional hearth of a small brazier. Photos and knowledge offered by way of e-mail by Atelier Moderno