// arthitectural / religious
  • 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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Urban house (281 m² / 3 023 ft ²) in an upward sloping ground, narrow (9,00 m/ 32,47 ft) and long (50,00 m/164 ft). On the ground floor, one meter (3,23 ft) higher than the street, there’s an access, garage, studio and working areas. On this level , there’s also a little pool  filled with carps, […]


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In phase I, public and private spaces are defined yet linked by a permeable zone of cabinetry along the existing line of structure. This “shim wall” directs ones view towards the stage of the space: the magnificent view of the Manhattan skyline through the window. The directionality of the space is further emphasized by the […]


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