The owners of this chalet are sailing lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. They had acquired this land on Lac des DeuxMontagnes in Oka, an area renowned for its sailing club and its exceptional body of water. So, a design inspired by a boat was kind of obvious. However, the site presented a major challenge. A very small area of the site was located outside of the 100-year flood line, which had to be kept intact as per urban planning regulations.
The clients and the architect however saw this as an interesting challenge and used the perimeter defined by the flood line to arrive at the footprint of the building, which in turn, sculpted its unique shape.
THE BOAT IN THE TREES
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Radisson Blu - A Blissful Mélange Of Style And Serenity
The Radisson Blu Resort At Visakhapatnam By Upalghosh Associates Serves A Blissful Mélange Of Style And Serenity.
TWO PATHS ONE WAY
GOING BEHIND THE SCENES OF TWO OF INDIA’S MOST UNIQUE DESIGN PRACTICES THAT ARE DRIVEN WITH PASSION AND SHARED BELIEFS BUT TREAD DIFFERENT PATHS.
MERGING CLASSICAL DESIGN ELEMENTS WITH A MODERN LOOK AND FEEL, THIS PERFUME SHOWROOM IN DUBAI BY SDA ARCHITECTS BRINGS ABOUT A WHIFF OF FRESHNESS.
MOHAN AND ASSOCIATES CREATES A PLAY OF INDOOR AND OUTDOOR, WARM TONES AND COOL ACCENTS, ALONGWITH DESIGN ELEMENTS THAT CASCADE ACROSS SURFACES AND BREAK BOUNDARIES IN ITS MEERUT OFFICE.
POETRY OF HUES
CHRISTENED ‘BEHIND THE BLUE DOOR’, A SPECTRUM OF COLOURS AND A HOST OF GEOMETRY UNFOLDS IN THIS HOME BY KEA DESIGN LABS.
TALKING URBAN DESIGN
THE CERAMIC ART AVENUE IN CHINA BY DAVID CHIPPERFIELD ARCHITECTS BERLIN PAYS HOMAGE TO THE ANCIENT PORCELAIN CAPITAL.
LIFT IT UP
THE LIFTS AND ELEVATORS SPACE IS ABUZZ WITH NEW LAUNCHES, TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AND GREEN CONSIDERATIONS.
THE GLASS HEAVYWEIGHT SAINT GOBAIN HAS MADE INROADS INTO THE RETAIL SEGMENT, MUCH TO THE CHEER OF TODAY'S DISCERNING CONSUMERS.
LEAD BY LED
LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) LIGHTS ARE CHANGING THE DIMENSIONS OF LIGHTINGS IN INTERIOR SPACES BOTH AESTHETICALLY AND ECOLOGICALLY.
IN CONVERSATION WITH ULRIKE EBERHARDT
SUMISHA GILOTRA SPEAKS TO THE LEAD ARCHITECT ON THE PROJECT, ULRIKE EBERHARDT, ASSOCIATE, DAVID CHIPPERFIELD ARCHITECTS BERLIN, WHO SHARES INSIGHTS ON THE PROJECT AND HER DESIGN SENSIBILITIES. BESIDES THIS STUNNING MASTERPLAN, SHE HAS LED PROMINENT PROJECTS, INCLUDING THE NEW MUSEUM FOLKWANG IN ESSEN AND THE RENOVATION AND EXTENSION OF THE STADTHÖFE IN HAMBURG. IN THIS CONVERSATION, SHE THROWS LIGHT ON THE CHALLENGES SHE FACED ON DESIGNING SUCH A SPACE IN CHINA IN THE MIDST OF THE PANDEMIC.
“Read. Just Read,” advises Billy Collins. “The best teachers are not lecturing behind some seminar table, but are instead sitting quietly on the bookshelves of your home.”
CHASING 80 KNOTS
THE SPEED SAILING RECORD HAS STOOD FOR 10 YEARS, BUT TWO NEW CHALLENGERS ARE LINING UP TO MOVE THE DIAL TO 80+ KNOTS, MARK CHISNELL REPORTS
Oyster and new ARC adventures
The crews of 25 Oyster yachts set off from Antigua on 9 January on the first leg of the Oyster World Rally, a 16-month fully supported circumnavigation. The 27,000-mile adventure comprises 25 stops around the world and is the third edition for the British brand. The first leg sails to Panama City, where the fleet will regroup in early February to transit the canal.
5 Expert Tips — Chris Nicholson on How to Steer at Night
Chris Nicholson is one of the most experienced ocean racing skippers in the world. He shares advice on night helming with Andy Rice.
PIP HARE ON TUNING YOUR AUTOPILOT
A Boys' Adventure
An adventurous sail with his teenage crew in the Caribbean is a sobering experience for Lou Boudreau
Tom Slingsby is on a roll. He talks to Helen Fretter about sailing at the very top of the sport, and how he got there
Bid to reinstate Paralympic sailing
World Sailing has launched a bid to reinstate sailing as a Paralympic sport in time for the 2028 Games in Los Angeles. The ‘Back the Bid’ #SailtoLA campaign is being supported by many big names in the sport.
Yachting – 5 Expert Tips
How to put together a winning team
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
HOW TO SAIL AWAY WITHOUT QUITTING YOUR LIFE: ADVICE FROM A COUPLE WHO’VE DONE IT. PATRICK AND SHEILA DIXON EXPLAIN HOW TO MAKE ‘HYBRID CRUISING’ WORK