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: DDW17 CFE
Billboard: DDW17 CFE
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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.

Leaderboard CIFF
Leaderboard CIFF
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.