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September 2019

#274
September 2019

Interior High Notes: Residential wonders in Atlanta, Whistler, Milan and more in Azure's September 2019 issue!

Serious architecture begins with serious aspirations. And when the London practice Gort Scott took on a house in Whistler, British Columbia, it came with the loftiest of goals. “This is not a typical resort residence project,” the client wrote in a vision statement to the designers. “It is an architectural expression of self.”

Yet the client also wanted a house that would harmonize with its context, a dramatic ridge above Alta Lake in B.C.’s Coast Mountains. Gort Scott shaped these ideas into a home – rendered in concrete, brass and wood – with its own complex personality.

The heavy concrete walls of the main residence are pierced by windows that carefully frame views, be it Alta Lake from the living room or a...
A Whistler House Grows From the Landscape

Composed of volumes that rise and
fall with their setting, a mountainside
aerie by Gort Scott – the British firm’s
first finished project in North America – is a real architectural cliffhanger.

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