The Grands-Jardins home is located in the Charlevoix region, specifically in Petite-Rivière-St-François, close to the Massif ski station.
It sits on the mountainside on a rocky wooded site overlooking the St. Lawrence River. One of the major challenges of the project was to position the house so as to optimize the privacy and the views offered by the site.
This home is inspired by contemporary Scandinavian villas and makes a proud statement in the Quebec landscape. The formal lines are extreme but the choice of materials, the horizontal white wood and the vertical red cedar laths, unify the project and help integrate it into the site.