Articles tagged Montreal

Village au Pied du Courant organised by La Pépinière. Photo Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo
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An ephemeral village organised by La Pépinière animated disused urban spaces

MONTREAL – As summer came to a bittersweet end, so did the summer pavilions and festivals. We look back on one of Montreal’s yearly architectural villages.

CHUM by Neuf Architectes and Cannon Design. Photo Adrien Williams
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A new Montreal super-hospital saves the day

MONTREAL – After nearly a decade of work on the project, Montreal hosts a new super-hospital designed by Cannon Design and NEUF architectes.

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Mark A-to-Z: Q is for Quebec

Cover up and put your snow boots on. Here are five projects highlighting Quebec’s appeal.

IN 3 by Jean Verville. Photos Maxime Brouillet
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Jean Verville orchestrates three minimalist installations

MONTREAL – Jean Verville composes a three piece architectural symphony, where each domestic installation displays the artistic experience housing can offer.

Mark A-to-Z: I is for Installation
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Mark A-to-Z: I is for Installation

This week, we bring you five installations that have caught our eye due to their meaning, visual identity or simply their excitement factor. Enjoy!

Mark A-to-Z: E is for Eco-friendly
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Mark A-to-Z: E is for Eco-friendly

As we aim to move closer towards a zero-footprint society, we take a look at five projects that include ‘eco-friendly’ within their credentials.

Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium
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Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium

The versatility of this sheet material is what makes it an excellent way to kick-start the Mark A-to-Z, with five projects that incorporate aluminium into their design.

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 …

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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 …

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, …

The bright red wall add a pop of colour to the steel and concrete detailing (pictured: Lasalle).
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Chris M Forsyth captures the essence of underground architecture

MONTREAL – A Canadian photographer goes underground and sheds light on the overlooked metro stations in Montreal.