Plywood features in Montreal house renovation and extension by Naturehumaine - architecture and design

Plywood features in Montreal house renovation and extension by Naturehumaine



Architecture studio Naturehumaine has designed a minimal plywood stair with a children's play nook for this house in Montreal, as part of its renovation and extension.
The locally based studio overhauled the Des Érables residence, located in the city's Rosement La-Petite-Patrie neighbourhood.

The project involved combining two previously separate units and adding an extension to the rear, creating a double-height kitchen and dining room with large windows.
Inside, the team reconfigured the interiors of the two-storey property. This included designed a dog-leg staircase to run up between the newly built spaces and the rest of the home. On the ground floor, these stairs feature a small play area for children.

"The architectural concept is to build around a new staircase that joins the existing building to the courtyard extension," Naturehumaine explained in a project description. "The conceptual transition between the old and the new is expressed by the materiality of the new staircase," they added.
Plywood covering the stair is offset by white metal handrails, matching the decor in the kitchen and dining room. The firm chose these materials to contrast to the original home's more traditional mouldings.

The pale tones are offset by a dark-brick feature wall in the double-height space, which matches the facade of the extension. A series of black geometric pendant lights also pick up on these tones.
Along with the double-height dining room and kitchen on...
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