Implanted at a site steeped in the heritage of Schweizer on a private Townships Sutton, Roy Lawrence residence is a huge geometric building with a large cantilevered roof which offers a spectacular view of the Sutton valley and surrounding mountains.
Architects: Chevalier Morales Architectes
Location: Sutton, Quebec, Canada
Photographs: Courtesy of Chevalier Morales Architectes
The template of the residence is low, elongated, simple forms and materiality of glass and wood flooring with natural colors are from the same coloration of the site.
The internal organization of the residence draws on simple principles of geographical orientation and placing on the potential for the control of natural light, prevailing winds management and climate implantation.
Inspiration from architect:
The Swiss chalet as pictorial reference the legacy of Domaine Schweizer, serves as the starting point for the conceptual development of the residence. The traditional tripartite composition of Swiss chalet comes in a sturdy stone base, a solid wood frame and a strong protective roof.