2019 shortlists

Smith Residence
by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Smith Residence is a holiday home located on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, that consists of three pavilions.

Together with neighbouring buildings, the pavilions work to form a village on the two-acre site. The village is created by the careful aggregation of simple gable-roofed structures, producing an effect that is greater than the sum of its parts. While these traditional forms echo local vernacular, they are modernised through their cladding, expansive fenestration and minimalist detailing.

Architects: MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects
Project: Smith Residence
Shortlisted for: Rural house
Read more: MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

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