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  • The new monastery of Saint Catherine of Siena has been built beside the old monastery that inhabited these dominican nuns of Paterna and that after the move it was demolished. The new building, modern and functional, picks up all the needs of the congregation and adapts to the daily life of these cloistered nuns, that […]


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  • Saint Roch de l’Achigan is a small farming community eighty kilometres north of Montreal. The community’s historic convent, built in 1881, is a landmark visible at great distances across the surrounding countryside. Located in the village center, the old convent is a building of important heritage value, a symbol of community and a source of […]


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Built in 1887, the Saint-Anicet Church is located on the shores of Lac Saint-François, one hundred kilometers south-west of Montreal. As with many churches in Quebec, the congregation of Saint-Anicet had significantly diminished in number over the preceding decades, but the small community mobilized to preserve and transform the nave of its church into a […]


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There are two parts to the programme: sheltered apartments for 24 residents and a day centre for the elderly. The ground floor and half of the first floor are occupied by the day centre, and the sheltered apartments occupy the rest of this floor and levels two and three. One of the client’s basic requirements […]


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The architects‘s office heri&salli from Vienna created in a residential building of a private building owner in Austria a so-called “Netlight”. A steel construction combined with a Plexiglas shell that dissolves into fragmentary lines was placed in an airspace surrounded by a gallery. In the upper part of the gallery the object functions as a handrail construction, which […]


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Canadian architecture firm ARK has won recognition at the Design & Health International Academy Awards in Brisbane, Australia. High commendation was given to the UJA Federation Community Complex for International Salutogenic Design. ARK`s work at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Village Family Health Team also received the award for International Interior Design, […]


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