// arthitectural / Canada
  • The izakaya Kinoya swings to the raffish beat of extreme design and “nomunication”[1]. For its latest Kinoya, interior designer Jean de Lessard has tapped into the sources to emulate in his design the primary spirit, function and aesthetics of the izakaya[2], as the latter was originally an informal place where people drank beer and sake. […]


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  • Tucked away in the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal, on the private lot of a former commercial building, are these Siamese residences. Each co-property occupies half of the lot; their entrances are, respectively, on Mentana and Boyer streets. The project’s constraints are those of the classic urban context: the envelopes of neighbouring buildings, joint use, and […]


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ELAV Nest is where Elaine and Avron live a humble yet inspiring life. Another Torontonian condo reinvented, promoting the need for accessibility of design for everyone. Shortly after Elaine and Avron get married in 1959 in South Africa, they hire an architect to design their first home together. 50 years, 5 children and 11 grandchildren […]


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SHH has completed a total refurbishment, including a new identity, store fascia, extension and interior concept, of the Marchant antiques store in London’s Kensington Church Street. The S Marchant & Son dealership, specialists in Chinese ceramics and artworks, is a family business dating back to 1925, which has been managed in succession by three generations […]


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Conceived as a green intelligent device, the Treepod is much more than urban furniture. The TREEPODS INIATIVE is a sustainable project leaded by AETRANGERE (former Influx_Studio) and ShiftBoston. The value of this initiative is to anticipate the introduction of De-carbonisation technologies into the urban fabric. Therefore, the aim of this collaboration is to allow to […]


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