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Menkès Shooner Dagenais Letourneux Architectes
The Centre for Sustainable Development

The Centre for Sustainable Development, the first commercial building in the downtown core of a major Canadian city to seek LEED Platinum certification in the category of new construction, was inaugurated on 25 October 2011 by its eight socially and environmentally minded member organizations and their donor partners. “We beat the odds!” marvels chair Sidney […]



The International Living Future Institute launched the Living City Design Competition in 2010, seeking designs for our cities in the year 2035. map-lab’s submission was ResilienCity. ResilienCity seeks to set the vision for the future of Boston’s Innovation District, a new neighborhood built on greyfield and brownfield sites that will provide residences and workplaces for […]


Matali Crasset
Dar HI

matali crasset created an ecological house in the Tunisian desert. After the experience of the HI hotel in Nice, now Dar HI in Nefta which is the fruit of the collaboration between matali crasset, Patrick Elouarghi and Philippe Chapelet with a new concept of eco-retreat. Matali literally rose a citadel, from the sand, dedicated to […]