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Stechesen Residence

Address:344 Turnbull Drive
Original Use:Dwelling
Constructed:1975
Architects:Leslie J. Stechesen

More Information

Architect Leslie Stechesen designed his own house at 344 Turnbull Drive in St. Norbert. In an area prone to flooding, the house sits on stilts and straddles a ravine, which drains the fields behind. Rough-sawn cedar prevails outside and in. A feast of multi-paned windows created a traditional feel, juxtaposed with its modern touches. The house reflects Stechesen's appreciation for nature and the use of natural materials.

Design Characteristics

Size:Two storey
2,979 square feet
Suburb:St. Norbert
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Sources

  • Canadian Architect 24 6 (1979): 27-28.