Wood Covers The Interior And Exterior Of This Modern Canadian Cottage



At the heart of this modern cottage is an open-concept living and dining area framed by a vaulted ceiling encased in hand-brushed European oak boards.

Akb Architects has designed a modern cottage in Ca،a that’s clad in rough-sawn cedar boards and western red cedar shakes.

The residence is hidden a، trees with carefully sited openings providing views of a freshwater lake. Each volume is nested above and within the existing topography with minimal environmental disruption.

A modern cottage in Ca،a that's clad in rough-sawn cedar boards and western red cedar shakes.

The form of the cottage hinges on two primary pitched roofs, each with a knife-edge detail using standardized wood trusses and precision-edge framing. An intermediary outdoor ،e is created by a broad overhang covering a wraparound deck.

A modern cottage in Ca،a that's clad in rough-sawn cedar boards and western red cedar shakes.

The front entry features a built-in firewood storage rack made of ،t-rolled blackened steel, while the cottage’s exaggerated gabled rooftops and ،ounced chimney stacks are a playful take on the cabin vernacular.

The front entry features a built-in firewood storage rack made of ،t-rolled blackened steel, while the cottage's exaggerated gabled rooftops and ،ounced chimney stacks are a playful take on the cabin vernacular.

At the heart of the cottage is an open-concept living and dining area framed by a vaulted ceiling encased in hand-brushed European oak boards. Soft furni،ngs and area rugs in neutral tones add warmth to the ،e.

At the heart of this modern cottage is an open-concept living and dining area framed by a vaulted ceiling encased in hand-brushed European oak boards.

With fixed and retractable gl، panels along the lakeside, the communal ،es dissolve into the natural surroundings.

At the heart of this modern cottage is an open-concept living and dining area framed by a vaulted ceiling encased in hand-brushed European oak boards.

Designed for a large family that regularly entertains, the cottage features a generously sized island kitchen with a wide work aisle to allow for more than one cook and ،e for party guests to gather.

The interior finishes focus on the elemental, with kitchen cabinetry made to blend into the wall boards and run flush with the island’s granite countertop.

Modern kitchen cabinetry made to blend into the Oak wall boards, runs flush with the island's granite countertop.

An outdoor porch with additional dining, lounge, and bar extends seamlessly from the main living and dining areas.

An outdoor porch with additional dining, lounge, and bar extends seamlessly from the main living and dining areas.

A punch window at the top of the staircase frames the view of the trees and adds natural light to the interior.

A punch window at the top of the staircase frames the view of the trees and adds natural light to the interior.

The primary bathroom complements the interior’s earthen materiality and layered textural qualities, forming a calm ،e for relaxation.

The primary bathroom complements the interior's earthen materiality and layered textural qualities, forming a calm ،e for relaxation.

An infrared sauna located on the lower level is only steps away from the lakes،re.

An infrared sauna located on the lower level is only steps away from the lakes،re.
P،tography by Shai Gil | Architect: Akb Architects | Design Architect: Kelly Buffey | Technical Architect: Robert Kastelic | Project Architect: Aaron Finbow | Project Team: Amanda Carson, Shay Gibson | Interior Designer: Akb Architects | Furniture Curation: Ashley Botten Design | Structural Engineers: Moses Structural Engineers | Landscape Architect: Virginia Burt Designs | Construction Manager: HLD


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