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Mountain chalets with modernity assumed

Mountain chalets with modernity assumed

Jean-Marc Palisse

Build a cottage in the mountains? Nothing more banal. Except when a developer, an architect and a decorator agree to breathe the right dose of modernity. The one that catches the eye, without shocking.

Three building and decoration specialists met to build chalets with modern inspiration assumed. In the middle of the woods, these mountain huts, which include several apartments, dare the marriage of wood and steel. Discovery.

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A modern building in the heart of a natural landscape

How beautiful the mountain is ! That of ski resort of Châtel, Haute-Savoie, has a particular charm. "The Abondance Valley has a very characteristic architecture, with long farms with imposing façades, beautiful forms, beautiful old woods, describes Jean-Christophe Bernaz, the origin of the project. It's so beautiful that we fall in love with it quickly. "

Facade of the 360 ​​° project.

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For his last two projects, 360 ° and The View, the property developer therefore asked the architect Marc Hotelier to to take inspiration from mountain chalets. But, seduced by stations such as Wengen or Kitzbühel, he also wants to insert a contemporary touch. According to him, this differentiates his project from the majority of other constructions, often very classic. "Which is not a bad thing," he says quickly, "if all the projects were modern, the mountain would be distorted."

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The View and 360 ° take their name from the panoramic view that opens on the slopes and the valley.

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The combination of authentic material and modern material

His thought was architecturally translated by the marriage of wood, ubiquitous, and lacquered steel railings, which gives the touch of modernity. A touch that will be pushed even further with Imelda and Gaby. These next buildings, designed by the architect Simon Cloutier, will incorporate Corten steel, a noble material, rust-colored, rare in the mountains.

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Each apartment has a huge terrace that offers almost as much space as the interior.

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For the interior design of 360 °, the only building already delivered, the decorator Angélique Buisson has blends the limpid lines of furniture and modern objects with the warmth of wood. "The interior is a reflection of the exterior, welcomes Jean-Christophe Bernaz.A particularly difficult exercise when it is necessary to combine the ideas of the developer, the architect, the decorator. But that is how we make very beautiful projects, of character, precisely. "

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The mountain spirit also reigns inside thanks to the wood and its heat.

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The bay windows illuminate large rooms to make everyone feel at home.

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