The Connaught Residence, located in Notre Dame de Grasse, Montreal, once had the appearance of a dreary concrete house built back in the '50s, and was in need of a major renovation. The owner is the head of a growing family, so he wanted something a little more spacious and modern. But it was desirable to retain a certain piece of the past, which means the designs of the new and old house must somehow harmonize.
Naturehumaine, the firm responsible for renovating the building, found a solution after careful analysis. In order to increase the living space, the design team began by expanding the. The changes have also affected the interior. We needed to make it warmer and more inspiring. This was achieved by using a light floor and an abundance of glass.