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Scale-like brick facades envelop Des Écailles residences in Montreal

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 12, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Mar 11, 2016

The first development phase comprises two semi-detached residences clad in dark clay brick with entrances highlighted with a light natural cedar siding. The brick volume, dominated by horizontality, is marked by a frieze of oblique protruding bricks that create a scale-like texture. This composition is reversed in the back, where the brick base transitions to a second-storey featuring a light volume of cedar arranged in a series of vertical sections. Related: She’s a brick (guest) house…...






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