Articles tagged Quebec

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A retirement residence in Quebec helps senior citizens live better, by empathetic design

Sainte-Dorothée, Quebec – Montreal-based firm ADCF Architecture develops a humane residence to aid Québécois senior citizens in retaining their independence and autonomy.

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.

Impostor by les malcommodes. Photos Simon Parent
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Impostor by Les Malcommodes catches the tourist gaze

QUEBEC CITY – The picturesque Quebec City welcomes a splash of colour on its waterfront with the new installation by Les Malcommodes.

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.

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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.

The site-specific installation stands out amongst its neighbouring context thanks to its bright colour.
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Fontaine/Fortin/Labelle’s Petite Vie installation challenges public perception

QUEBEC – Awareness of space and how we make a judgment on the surface is the driving force behind a street installation for Quebec’s 2015 public art festival.

High performance concrete siding combined with Eastern Cedar wood clad the exterior of the building.
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STGM Head Office by STGM Architectes

QUEBEC – STGM Architectes goes green in the design of the firm’s own head office, making use of innovative solutions to attain a high level of sustainability.

The frame of the ground floor takes after the local, gabled-barn format.
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Bolton Residence by NatureHumaine

MONTREAL – Montreal-based NatureHumaine give the Canadian barn a contemporary lift in a residential lodge.