Townships Farmhouse By LAMAS
The scenery begins to climb an hour and a half east of Montreal, becoming rolling countryside interrupted by lakes and small mountains. The town of North Hatley stands at the unusual meeting place of the north-eastern United States and Quebec, just before you reach Vermont. The farms near North Hatley, which were established by the British Loyalists who led Connecticut during the fight of independence, are as much a part of the culture of the early American colonies as the Quebecois barns of the seignuries.
The Townships Farmhouse Adding Authenticity
The Townships Farmhouse, designed by Lee and Macgillivray Architecture Studio, is set against the rich array of agricultural buildings in the area (LAMAS). The Townships Farmhouse, designed by Lee and Macgillivray Architecture Studio, is set against the rich array of agricultural buildings in the area (LAMAS).
The house is coated with repurposed hemlock rescued from old barns in Ontario, and the client is a farmer/artist couple with extensive roots to the area and a deep interest in land protection and agricultural building preservation.
Wide Expanses Of Glass
The home is located on a working farm and is sensitive to the seasonal changes that occur there; the barn doors on the facade are not ornamental but may be closed to protect the wide expanses of glass from ploughing, sowing, and harvesting cycles. “Although it is definitely geared for human occupancy, the design of the house was always envisioned as an extension of farm buildings and the distinctive ways that they structure space,” says Vivian Lee, one of LAMAS’ principals.
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