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A domestic haven

MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited

America settentrionale | Upper Kingsburg

Located on the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, on a point of land reaching out between a stretch of brackish inland water and the ocean, Smith House is the latest addition to the reconstituted historic settlement gradually being built by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects. Together with the other holiday homes already on site, the three cabins making up the new home are part of a contemporary rural village on the site of a former inshore fishing community. Like all communities, the MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple project has grown over time, different units being added at different times, but nonetheless forming a clearly recognizable village despite variegated forms and materials. Smith House is part of an agricultural landscape that includes other residences designed by the same practice. These include the Shobac Cottages or Campus, a reconstructed agricultural community designed by the...

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