// arthitectural / Canada
  • The history of civilisations and cities are intrinsically tied to the presence of water. Ancient civilisations grew up in fertile river valleys and the development of cities depended on the ready availability of water for both potable use and public sanitation. The infrastructure used to control and distribute water in the urban environment has a […]


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  • The Bibliothèque du Boisé aims to become a place fostering a feeling of belonging, promoting exploration and discovery. Located between Thimens Boulevard and the Marcel-Laurin Park, it covers a surface area of 5,000 m² and is integrated into the site by drawing on its major elements. This isn’t a project about architecture alone: it’s also […]


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The clients had outgrown their 1920’s house on a large lot on Montreal’s south shore. They wanted a contemporary extension that would harmonize with their existing house and highlight and expose the structural brick. The existing house and the extension were separated by a glazed volume where the vertical circulation of the house is located. […]


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The design by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), which was honoured with first prize in an international competition, converts a former industrial heritage building to the north of Bologna into a modern technology park. The factory facilities of the former tobacco monopoly, designed by the famous Italian engineer and architect Pier Luigi Nervi are carefully modernised […]


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  Recently extended, the Museum of Modern Art in Lille, France, reopened its doors in September 2010 with the help of this welcoming pavilion. The pavilion site lies next to the subtle original brick buildings of the museum, within its extensive sculpture gardens, and overlooks the surrounding country park. The client’s challenging brief had a […]


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Background: It consists in the normal business program with the specificity of a large meeting room for 16 people. The location is in an industrial state building in Son Oms. The owner agreed to lay down the false ceiling and the floor. Project: 1.- Instead of placing a false ceiling of low quality across the surface, it […]


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