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Located on a personal lot within the middle of Plateau Mont-Royal in Montreal, the Siamoises Mentana Boyer undertaking presents one thing a bit sudden – twin homes. What meaning is that two, virtually similar homes have been designed again-to-again and occupy a single lot. Every home takes up half the lot, with their entrances dealing with reverse streets.
With neighboring buildings proscribing the dimensions of the undertaking, the necessity for the property to be co-used, and the problem of bringing every residence as a lot mild as potential, made for a troublesome activity for Blouin Tardif Structure Environnement. To provide every residence the perfect of every thing, they took the footprint to the sides of the lot.
Regardless of taking over all the lot, every residence has a personal internal courtyard that helps usher in pure mild.
Inside, the houses are laid out over three flooring with the general public areas being on the highest. That method, the dwelling areas get probably the most mild with the ground-to-ceiling home windows.
From the lounge and kitchen you’ve full entry to the courtyard.
A sq. is reduce out of the facade providing a view from the highest-flooring courtyards.
A decrease courtyard nonetheless receives loads of daylight filling the center flooring with mild as nicely.
Pictures by Steve Montpetit, courtesy of v2com.