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Chalet_A Cottage in Estrie, Canada / Matière Première Architecture

Charmed by the ever-so-popular typology of the A-frame cottage, the new owners of this 1950’s property aspired to renovate and revitalize the cottage into a 21st century home. Located in the Eastern Townships, near Montréal, this unique structure sits on an evergreen forest, nearly touching the water on its breathtaking waterplane. Inaccessibility during the long winter months greatly contributed to accumulated neglect, essentially exposing the old cabin to years of harsh Canadian winters. The owners engaged with a resourceful local architect studio, Matière Première Architecture, and its affiliated construction company, Nu Drom, to design and renovate the 3-seasons cottage. Obtaining…