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Walls Of Glass Allow The Forest Views To Enter This Home

A modern black house exterior with floor-to-ceiling windows.

ACDF Architecture has designed the Apple Tree House, a family home located in the heart of Quebec’s Lanaudiere region.

A modern black house exterior.

On a private lot engulfed by dense forest, the single-story glass house is made up of a series of boxes and glass walls.

The striking black metal and wood exterior of this modern home contrasts the bright and warm interior.

The striking black metal and wood exterior contrast the bright interior.

The striking black metal and wood exterior of this modern home contrasts the bright interior.

In winter, the home is lit like a lantern, adding warmth on an otherwise cold night.

In winter, this modern home is lit like a lantern, adding warmth on an otherwise cold night.

The entryway of the home provides glimpses of the interior, while concrete floors have been paired with a wood ceiling for a modern appearance.

The entryway of this modern home provides glimpses of the interior, while concrete floors have been paired with a wood ceiling for a modern appearance.
The entryway of this modern home provides glimpses of the interior, while concrete floors have been paired with a wood ceiling for a modern appearance.

To the left of the entryway is the kitchen which features minimalist black cabinets and an island.

A modern matte black kitchen with a large island.

The kitchen provides a view of the open-plan dining area and the living room. Floor-to-ceiling windows surround the living room, which also includes a hanging black fireplace.

This modern living room is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows and also includes a hanging black fireplace.
This modern living room is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows and also includes a hanging black fireplace.

Located off the living room is a covered porch, which frames external views of the forest.

A modern house with a covered outdoor area and floor-to-ceiling windows.
A modern house with floor-to-ceiling windows.
A modern house with a covered outdoor area and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Various hallways connect the social areas of the house with the private spaces, like the bedrooms and bathrooms.

A modern hallway with black details, floor-to-ceiling windows, concrete floors, and wood ceiling.
A modern hallway with black details, floor-to-ceiling windows, concrete floors, and wood ceiling.

In one of the bedrooms, there’s a wood accent wall and minimalist furniture.

A minimalist bedroom with a wood accent wall.

Floor-to-ceiling tiled walls add a textural element to the bathroom, which also includes a freestanding bathtub and a walk-in shower.

Floor-to-ceiling tiled walls add a textural element to this modern bathroom, which also includes a freestanding bathtub and a walk-in shower.

Here’s the floor plan that shows how the social areas are separated from the private spaces.

The floor plan of a modern home.
Photographer: Adrien Williams | Architect: ACDF Architecture | Architectural Project Team: Maxime-Alexis Frappier, Martin Champagne, Mireille Létourneau | General Contractor: Marion Gauthier | Structural Engineer: Poincaré – Paul-Henry Boutros | Interior design: ACDF Architecture | Landscape Architect: ACDF Architecture

Source: Contemporist

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