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Window on the Lake, Canada / by YH2

A window on the lake: the very essence of the cottage. A warm, simple wood dwelling open to nature and a peaceful lake. The house stands on the site of an old family cottage, just steps away from the shores of Lac Plaisant in the Mauricie region. Thanks to its simplicity, restraint and refinement, the project embodies the architect’s attempt to capture the essence of cottage life – a wooden home designed for vacations and enabling true communion with nature. Featuring wood construction inside and out, the house’s single large gable covers all living spaces. Sited in a small clearing,…