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This Eco-Conscious Montreal Home Definitely Isn’t Afraid of Colour

When Maca Atencio and her husband, Esteban Chacin, first entered their Montreal home, they were floored. “As soon as we stepped in, I was like, ‘oh my God, is this real?'” Maca said. The shoebox house, originally built in 1915, had been redone by an eco-conscious contractor with an eye for detail: concrete heated floors, glass partitions, a rainwater recycling system. The couple had been searching for three months and realized immediately that this place was the one. They bought the home within 24 hours and wasted no time planning their modern-Bohemian redesign. Plus: you’ve gotta check out the video tour of the walk-in pantry.

Published November 7, 2019, Updated March 19, 2021



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