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Dupont Blouin orients brick-clad MI-2 Residence around central courtyard

September 21, 2022 James Brillon 0
Montreal home with grey brick

Pale-grey brick clads this compact residence with a courtyard on the outskirts of Montreal designed by local architectural studio Dupont Blouin. MI-2 Residence is located in Laval, a suburban island north of Montreal, separated from the city by the Prairies River. Although it is now a part of Greater Montreal, the island initially developed as

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“Paint out that green” says commenter

September 7, 2022 Rupert Bickersteth 0

In this week’s comments update, readers are debating David Kohn’s Red House in Dorset, which celebrates English eccentricities. David Kohn Architects completed a two-storey house for a couple and their young daughter in southwest England with exaggerated features that include oversized eaves, patterned brickwork and vibrant green details. The latter sparked strong reactions with Tony365 acknowledging “the green,

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Blee Halligan draws on Derbyshire landscape for Derwent Valley Villa

July 20, 2022 Katie Last 0
Blee Halligan's Derwent Valley Villa in Derbyshire

London-based architecture firm Blee Halligan has created Derwent Valley Villa, a family home in Derbyshire, UK, that was informed by the surrounding landscape. The studio aimed for its design to highlight the late client’s favourite views across the Derwent Valley countryside surrounding the home. “The building’s fabric is intrinsically tied to the passing away of

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