Forest House I / Natalie Dionne Architecture

first_imgCopyHouses•East Bolton, Canada Save this picture!© Raphaël Thibodeau+ 24Curated by Paula Pintos Share Forest House I / Natalie Dionne Architecture 2020 Canada Forest House I / Natalie Dionne ArchitectureSave this projectSaveForest House I / Natalie Dionne Architecture Photographs:  Raphaël ThibodeauDesign Team:Natalie Dionne, Corinne Deleers, Rosemarie Faille-Faubert, Martin LaneuvilleEngineer:LatéralCity:East BoltonCountry:CanadaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauRecommended ProductsGlassDip-TechDigital Ceramic Printing in Art & SignageWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20Text description provided by the architects. The three-acre site, located in the Eastern Townships, is roughly 100 kilometers southeast of Montreal. Greatly valued by city dwellers for its natural beauty and relative proximity to urban life, the area has now become a choice spot for those willing and able to work from home. The clients, a professional couple, had long cherished the dream of building themselves a home in the heart of nature.Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauDiscreetly inserted onto an outcrop of the Canadian shield, surrounded by mature hemlock and deciduous trees, the home is meant to pay tribute to the living forest. Wood dominates a restrained palette of materials, both inside and outside.  The prematurely aged plank cladding, exposed framework, and various other interior finishes showcase all the richness of the natural material.Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauStrategic implantation. A natural cleft in the existing topography, suboptimal orientation, and the presence of numerous rocky outcrops presented a major challenge for both clients and architects. During a careful and thorough ‘walking of the site,’ a particularly impractical rock formation near a precipice caught their eye and provided inspiration and insight as to how to place the home. Standing on top of the 3m tall rock, all parties agreed that, in order to get the most out of available light and views, the living quarters, set parallel to the ridge, had to be jacked up to this level and reach out across and over the bowl in order to make a soft landing on the rocky outcrop to the north where the best light was to be found.Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauAn elevated structure, on a minimalist footprint, prioritizing a low impact intervention to the existing terrain, was also understood to have the added benefit of creating a dramatic approach to the home by emphasizing, and assuring the persistence of, the magnificent vista that lay beyond the precipice. Save this picture!SectionThe architectural program. The main floor, the heart of the project (anchored at one end, atop a base where a lonely rock once stood) hovers over the rocky cleft and projects a vast, outdoor, partially covered terrace towards a moss-covered escarpment to the north. From this exterior perch, dedicated to relaxation and outdoor living with its embedded spa and leisure furniture, one passes to the fluid interior spaces of the kitchen, dining room, living room, and the couple’s bedroom suite at the southern end of this linear building. The staircase and foyer, which communicates with the home’s main entrance hall at ground level, are inserted between the living room and the bedroom. Adjacent to the entrance hall, we find, a bunkroom, capable of accommodating up to 10 guests.Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauSave this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauThe sitting area, glazed floor to ceiling on both sides, is bathed in natural light. To the east, a dramatic incline exposes a spectacular view of the forest canopy. Several alcoves, projecting out from the façades, grant extra space to the kitchen, dining area, and master bathroom and provide additional views and sunlight to penetrate from the south.Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauSave this picture!Main level floor planSave this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauThe master suite, the only private space on the main level, features full-height windows as well. One of these was placed along the main circulation axis, directly in front of an outcrop.  The effect is one of total transparency from one end of the house to the other. On the west side, the carefully designed bathroom features a perfect spot for contemplation with its bathtub inserted in a glassed-in corner alcove.Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauMaterials and color palette. Wood is everywhere present in this 215 sq m home, which strives towards symbiosis with the surrounding environment. The exposed roof structure is made of engineered wood produced from Northern Québec black spruce. Particular attention was paid to the design and detailing of these structural elements supporting the roof’s regular grid. The façades, clad in eastern white cedar, were pretreated with a product accelerating the greying process, so as to blend into the landscape like a chameleon sunning itself on a rock, and to keep future maintenance to a minimum. Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauSolid maple was used for the kitchen islands, the vanities the stairs, and the catwalk whereas  Russian plywood was used throughout for the rest of the built-in cabinetry. The bright palette chosen by the architects for the interiors contrasts sharply with the, at times, dark forest around the house. Polished concrete floors, gypsum walls, and the natural aluminum windows blend harmoniously with the wood and help brighten the abundant natural light. Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauBelow deck, the foundation was insulated from without in order to preserve the rough concrete within, a reminder of the rock that now shores up the edge of the precipice. The exposed concrete blends in perfectly with the outcrops of stone seen just beyond the windows. Such is the nature of shelter and place.Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauIn communion. Born of a client’s desire to reconnect with the natural environment, Forest House I, attempts to distill the essence of a place by folding the landscape into every nook and cranny of the home. It is the first in a series of similarly themed homes presently being developed by the team at Natalie Dionne Architecture. The Forest Home series reflect the architect’s growing desire to promote the ecological use of renewable materials.Save this picture!© Raphaël ThibodeauProject gallerySee allShow lessCanoeing Training Center MOSM / RS + Robert SkitekSelected ProjectsCasa Lueri / BOS ArquitectesSelected Projects Share Photographs “COPY” Projects Architects: Natalie Dionne Architecture Area Area of this architecture project Area:  215 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeNatalie Dionne ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesEast BoltonOn FacebookCanadaPublished on November 23, 2020Cite: “Forest House I / Natalie Dionne Architecture” 23 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily Year:  “COPY” Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951960/forest-house-i-natalie-dionne-architecture Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951960/forest-house-i-natalie-dionne-architecture Clipboardlast_img read more

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No Backroom Ethanol Deal in The Works

first_img No Backroom Ethanol Deal in The Works Home Indiana Agriculture News No Backroom Ethanol Deal in The Works By Hoosier Ag Today – Mar 7, 2017 SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for March 8, 2017Next articleFamily Farms Continue to Dominate U.S. Agricultural Production Hoosier Ag Today Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says there is no backroom deal to make changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard. Branstad, the U.S. Ambassador to China nominee, said he is aware of reports of a deal, but has been assured by the White House the rumors “are not true,” according to the Des Moines Register. A report of a deal to change the burden of blending ethanol last week sent the renewable fuels industry off balance. Trump Advisor Carl Icahn has requested the change; but, apparently, no deal is the works at this time.Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley echoed Branstad’s comments on Tuesday, saying the White House has also assured him there is no agreement to change the RFS. However, earlier in the week, the White House did confirm it was reviewing the proposal, but has no position on the issue.Source: NAFB News Serivce Facebook Twitter SHARElast_img read more

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Tanner Mangum Invited To Play In 2019 Tropical Bowl

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPROVO, Utah-Monday, news broke that former BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum was invited to play in the 2019 Tropical Bowl FBS All-American game Sunday January 13 at Daytona Stadium of Daytona Beach, Fla. at 8:00 am MST January 8, 2019 /Sports News – Local Tanner Mangum Invited To Play In 2019 Tropical Bowl The Tropical Bowl, which will be broadcast online at flofootball.com, has been a vehicle to help aspiring pro football players find homes in the NFL and Canadian Football League. Since its inception in 2016, more than 200 players who have played in this game, have gone on to play in the NFL or CFL. Mangum will be part of the “American” team coached by Todd Littlejohn, who was most recently the assistant head coach and cornerbacks coach at New Mexico State. Written by Tags: BYU Football/Canadian Football League/FBS All-American/Flofootball.com/NFL/Tanner Mangum/Todd Littlejohn/Tropical Bowl Mangum, a 6-3 205-pound signal-caller out of Eagle, Idaho, started 27 of the 34 games he played in at BYU during his collegiate career. Brad Jameslast_img read more

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Ways to save money on Halloween

first_img 174SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Tyler Atwell Web: www.cuinsight.com Details Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. As a child I loved making my costumes and mapping my route based on who gave full size candy bars the year before. Now as an adult, I love handing out candy and trying to guess what all the costumes are. According to a poll from the National Retail Federation, Americans are planning on spending more than ever this Halloween. It’s estimated that we will spend $8.4 billion this year, which breaks down to an average $82.93 per shopper. If that number seems too spooky, follow these saving tricks to treat your budget.Get your candy from warehouse clubsPlaces like Sam’s Club or Costco are great for buying anything in bulk and yield a ton in savings. If you have a membership to one of these stores, they already have a variety of candies available. You’ll save enough to be able to buy a few extra bags, which is great for anyone like me who has no self-control at all when it comes to chocolate.Hold off on buying those pumpkinsThe search for the perfect pumpkin is one of the best parts of the holiday. Postpone the search until as close to Halloween a possible, as many stores will give discounts in order to clear out inventory. Not to mention the pumpkins you carve won’t have time to rot before their big day, and you can use the uncarved pumpkins for Thanksgiving decorations!Search around for free activities in the communityA lot of community centers, schools, museums, churches and other local venues host free Halloween events for their communities. Look at your local newspaper, Facebook events, or community calendars to plan your holiday outings.Make or share your Halloween costumesYou can find plenty of tutorials and tips online for making Halloween costumes with inexpensive materials. Some blogs suggest making the costume creation process a competition with your kids by giving them a budget and letting them loose in a thrift shop. My family got into the habit of lending and borrowing costumes with our friends which is great way to not spend anything and still look good.Craft your own decorationsHaving the spookiest house on the street provided a sense of pride in my neighborhood when I was a kid. Now the scariest part of Halloween isn’t the decorations themselves, it’s how much they can cost. To save big, head over to your local dollar store and pick up some supplies to craft your own decorations.last_img read more

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Recipe: Jerk Smoked Turkey

first_img24 to 303.5 to 4 Jerk turkey recipe for thanksgiving Caribbean-Americans jerk their turkey for the traditional Thanksgiving dinner.Most Caribbean-Americans in Florida has adapted to the traditional American celebration of Thanksgiving that occurs on the last Thursday of November annually. What they have discovered as they join their American neighbors in celebrating Thanksgiving is that not having a turkey for the customary Thanksgiving dinner is like having Christmas dinner in the Caribbean without roast chicken and/or baked ham.However, Caribbean Americans prefer having a Caribbean touch at their Thanksgiving dinner. In order to create this touch Jimmie Jackson, the 2013 winner of the Publix Cook-off at the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, provided this recipe for Jerk Smoked Turkey.Jimmie says he uses a brine for the jerk smoked turkey ( He says this is optional but it does make turkey tastier). The turkey gets some of its savory and rich flavors from this brine. He, however, cautions the cooks to be easy on the salt because they will be required to add JJC jerk rub on the big bird.Ingredients for the jerk smoked turkey:1 Dressed Turkey (approx 12 t0 30 lbs)2 quarts cold water2 quarts vegetable stock or water( but less flavor) 3/4 cup sugar¾ cup kosher or coarse salt2 tbsp all spice berries2 dried bay leaves1/2 dried bunch of fresh thyme5 oz JJC  hot dry jerk rubPreparation: in a large pot combine vegetable stock, sugar, salt, allspice berries, bay leaves and thyme. Simmer over medium heat for about 12 to 15 minutes until all sugar and salt has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow it to cool down. Add cold water to mixture. Place turkey in plastic container or Plastic trash bag and place in a bucket. Once you brine your turkey over night or up to 32 hours remove turkey for brine and place on a pan and allow it to rest. Pour all excess liquid away and pat turkey dry with paper towels. Next rub your turkey completely with JJC hot jerk rub and now the cook is ready to smoke or roast the turkey..Jimmie says Turkeys can be unpredictable but there are some important factors determining cooking time. These factors include: the thickness of the breast, how well the bird is defrosted and how long it was left at room temperature.Below is a rough guide for how long it will take to get the temperature in the deepest part of the breast to 160* and the thigh to 170* ( Please have a good thermometer!!! Make sure it’s calibrated). Please note that the turkey can also be roasted if the cook doesn’t have a good smoker. 18 to 243 to3.5 12 to 142 to 2.5center_img 14 to 182.5 to3 PoundsHours  at 325*last_img read more

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BiH Juniors in Semi-finals of the European Championship against Slovenia

first_imgThe junior basketball national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the semi fans of the European Championship will play against the national team of Slovenia.The junior basketball national team of Lithuania last night defeated the Greek team with a result of 81:61 in the last round of the group phase of the European Championship and, therefore, are now in the first place of group C.Since our national team is second place in its group, it will play against the third-placed Slovenian team from group C.The game between BiH and Slovenia will be placed on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Bratislava.(Source: Klix.ba)last_img

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