Passing by the tower with her husband on the path to the gate she could feel the vibrant air humming round them from the louvred
belfry in the circle of sound, and it matched the highly-charged mental atmosphere in which she was living.
Their GBQ concept is predicated on two louvred
'wooden rooms' contained within a similarly louvred
glass box, nearly filling an entire super-block assembled between bohemian rue St Denis, an ungainly university pavilion, and the inter-city bus station, all of these set over a major Metro connection point.
Up at the top is one of the most moving spaces of the house: the studio that looks into a calm little patio where Typha Angustifolia grows against the white concrete shear wall, and looks out through a louvred
screen over the more conventional houses around.