Cover up and put your snow boots on. If you get past the bitter cold winters of Quebec, then you’ll get to admire the complexity the province has to offer with its rich history and mesmerising cultural scene. It stands at the forefront of winter city design and Montreal boasts its status as the only Canadian UNESCO City of Design. Home to the unique Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the province never shies away from being a relevant player in the architectural scene. Here are five projects highlighting Quebec’s appeal.
OMA's stacked and staggered boxes connect the park and the city
Photo Bruce Damonte
QUEBEC – The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec has been extended with an imposing glass structure devoted to contemporary art, temporary exhibitions and Inuit art.
Delordinaire plays with the archetype of a home to create interesting relationships
Photo Olivier Blouin
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.
A three-dwelling modernization resembles a veiled vision of its former self
Photo Adrien Williams
MONTREAL – Adding to an expansive portfolio of residential architecture, Nature Humaine provides a simple renovation to the end-of-terrace house at the corner of two streets.
Museum Pavilion by Provencher Roy + Associés Architectes
Photo Marc Cramer / Tom Arban
MONTRÉAL – A collection of Canadian art has a new home in an airy, modern addition to a 19th century church in downtown Montréal.
La Vitrine Culturelle by Moment Factory
Photo Moment Factory
MONTREAL – Montreal-based Moment Factory never fails to live up to its reputation as one of the world’s leading new media and entertainment studios, at the forefront of advances in the conception and production of immersive environments.
You can see all of our Quebec projects here.