Articles tagged Canada

High House by Delordinaire. Photos Olivier Blouin
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Delordinaire plays with the archetype of a home to create interesting relationships

QUEBEC CITY – The design of a private residence piques the interest of passing bears and accommodates the client’s wishes for a platform to take in the sublime views.

Dandurand Residences by Nature Humaine. Photos Adrien Williams
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A three-dwelling modernization resembles a veiled vision of its former self

MONTREAL – Adding to an expansive portfolio of residential architecture, local firm Nature Humaine provides a simple renovation to the end-of-terrace house at the corner of two …

Billboard: Dezeen Jobs
Billboard: Dezeen Jobs
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A Canadian co-working space transports Roaring Twenties decadence into the here and now

MONTREAL – An abandoned bank may not be the obvious choice for a trendy co-working space. For Canadian outfit Crew, however, the peculiar location gave the young collective an …

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An office interior by I-V invites Toronto to savour the flavour of Campari

TORONTO – Italian beverage company Gruppo Campari raised a glass of its crimson liqueur at the opening of the Campari Canada headquarters in Toronto. 

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Art Cascade: Stacked and staggered boxes connect park and city

QUEBEC – OMA’s new museum building in Quebec ties together city and park.

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Jean Verville facilitates a family’s everyday life in the brightest colours

QUEBEC – Fahouse is a modern version of the cabin in the woods which ticks all the boxes without being too square.

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Unitfive Design plants a metallic woodland inside Saks Fifth Avenue

TORONTO – Co-founders of Unitfive Design, Lisa Santana and Kevin Goddard, plant a hand-forged brass woodland inside the Saks Fifth Avenue retail store.

The site’s naturally-occurring dolomitic limestone clads the exterior.
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RDH nestles a library into a hillside

WATERDOWN – A library and civic centre incorporates its regional topography, defined largely by the Niagara Escarpment.

Billboard: Mack Brooks Exhibitions (Inprint)
Billboard: Mack Brooks Exhibitions (Inprint)
The roof extends back and folds to ground level to become spectator stands.
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Saucier + Perrotte and HCMA sculpt stadium for Montreal park

MONTREAL – Two Canadian firms collaborate on a football stadium for a quarry-cum-nature-reserve in Montreal.

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Casino interior receives makeover of fish scales by Sid Lee Architecture and FCSD

GATINEAU – A casino outside of Montreal receives a refreshing aquatic treatment imagined by a collaboration between Canada-based practices Sid Lee Architecture and Fortin, Corriveau, Salvail, …

Through resemblance to architectural scale models, it is easy to perceive what it could feel like to move through the spaces.
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David Umemoto's modular sculptures are in a constant state of transformation

MONTRÉAL – The Canadian architect and sculptor recently revealed a collection of sculptures resembling characteristics of the brutalist architecture movement.

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Tokyo Smoke Found's Alex Senna mural of kissing figures minds a Toronto gap

TORONTO – Steven Fong Architect fills the void between two warehouses with a shipping container for an urban scene akin to the powerline-ridden alleys of Tokyo.