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MU Architecture
Malbaie VIII Residence, La Grange


“La Grange”, the new residence of the “Terrasses Cap-à-l’Aigle” development, is situated in the magnificent Charlevoix region. Its architecture highlights the rugged charm of the site while framing the breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River. Located atop a ridge and surrounded by the neighboring forest, this large house dominates the site with its two […]


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Natalie Dionne Architecte
T HOUSE


T HOUSE, a country retreat in Quebec’s Eastern Townships was designed by NDA for a busy urban Montreal family. It is inspired from the writings of Pliny the Younger, whose sensual descriptions of two large Italian villas dating back to antiquity stimulate the imagination and compels us to contemplate one’s place in the surrounding landscape. […]


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la SHED architecture
L’Aire Visuelle Optométristes – Opticiens


Working from high contrast and simple natural materials, the firm la SHED architecture have designed a unique optometrist and optician clinic redefining the customer’s experience. The commercial space was designed as an atelier-boutique, characterized by low display tables in the open area, avoiding any visual obstruction. Looking for frames becomes the opportunity of a friendly […]


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Jean de Lessard
A unifying space of inspiration


When entering the new offices of BICOM Communications, a Canada-wide public relations agency specializing in lifestyle, one is immediately struck by the positive energy that radiates. This feeling of great energy is, however, the main interior design theme that concerns the “communicator” aspect of such a place in which large PR campaigns are concocted for […]


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Anik Péloquin Architecte
Maison de Chateaubriand


The environment of this former stationmaster house has radically changed in recent decades. On the west side, the railways have given way to a big park with trees that have since matured. On the east side, there is now a suspended highway that cuts through the city. The renovation and expansion of this property fits […]


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rzlbd
Totem House


Robert and John are travellers. They collect sculptures by local artists and bring them home. They have a keen eye for modernism and minimal design and they don’t settle for ordinary. They love cooking and they avoid the unnecessary. In building their home, rzlbd respects their curiosity for style. A totem is sculptures within a […]


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RUFproject
Gulf Islands Residence


The design of this Gulf Islands’ private residence responds to the Client’s brief for the creation a ‘modern log cabin’ on a precious 3.1 acre piece of ocean-front property. The Client was torn between the idea of the rustic Canadian log cabin and the desire for a glass house. Through the use of a highly […]


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_naturehumaine
Lajeunesse residence


We were hired by a young couple to do a complete renovation of a house built by the clients grandfather, now housing its third generation of the same family. They wanted to combine the two existing apartments into a single family house on two levels. Their request was that we created something modern and bright. […]


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_naturehumaine
Connaught Residence


The changing needs of a growing family triggered the complete reconfiguration and extension of their existing 1950 concrete house. They wanted a contemporary extension that would harmonize with the modern spirit of the original house. The extension fills the void created by the split level of the existing house and is capped on either side […]


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Anne Sophie Goneau
Espace St-Denis


Design of a condo, storefront The project is the design of a 1,280 sq.ft. condo, located on the ground floor of a triplex in Montreal. The mandate was to divide each living area in order to maximize while maintaining the architectural integrity of the existing location, each room with natural light. The concept was to highlight the raw […]


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MU Architecture
Mentana Residence


This two-storey apartment is located just above a very popular Asian restaurant in the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal in Montreal. The client’s desire was to create a small town house with two bedrooms, an open plan living space, a mezzanine level for relaxation and a terrace. To achieve this, an additional floor was required to […]


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Colizza Bruni Architecture Inc.
The Hintonburg Six


The preamble The residential infill development of The Hintonburg Six is an example of looking back at the history of a place in order to be informed on how to move forward in the present. The Hintonburg Six also illustrates how the three levels of design; that is, urban, architecture and landscape, can and should exist in […]


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_naturehumaine
Stacked House


This project was done in collaboration with the client who wished to build his own home. The site is located in a back alley of Montréal’s Plateau neighborhood and the design reflects the patchwork of extensions and renovations typically found in Plateau alleyways. The constraints of the site called for a house that was built […]


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Landini Associates
Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens


Our brief was to create the “world’s best food store” in a downtown location that was once the iconic home of the beloved Toronto Maple Leafs. Our scope included all interior design, graphics, in store communications, packaging and uniforms. Maple Leaf Gardens (MLG) is an urban location surrounded by multiple inner city units but with very […]


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ARK
UJA Federation Community Complex


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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_naturehumaine
Berri Residence


A couple with a passion for contemporary architecture wanted an extension to their 1940s duplex in Montréal. Their main request was to have the dining room at the heart of the house where family discussions would take place. The existing house had an un-insulated, poorly built extension that used the maximum allowable footprint on the […]


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rzlbd
Blue pie


Blue pie is a transformation of a typical Torontonian condo into the celebration of a man’s living style and artistic curiosities. It is a poetic invasion of the color blue into a white room washed with natural light. The client, a 40-year-old passionate family doctor with a love for colors white and blue, purchases a […]


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RUFproject
Camo-Density


Camo-Density or: How I learned to love living in a hedge As the city of Vancouver continues to grow, there is increasing demand for central living accommodation. As Vancouver’s downtown core reaches its maximum build out – with few lot’s left for development – attention needs to be directed to its single units detached neighborhoods […]


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DIALOG
Southlands Residence


The Southlands Residence nestles into a mature, heavily vegetated corner site in Vancouver’s historical Dunbar-Southlands neighborhood. A year-round fresh water stream divides the irregularly shaped property as it threads its way below Marine Drive to the south. The lush basin resulting from long-standing environmental forces sets the stage for a dramatic and highly contextual architectural […]


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rzlbd
The Shaft House


The Shaft House is an unexpected and exciting spatial experience that survives the limits of our ordinary living spaces. The two and a half storey detached house reevaluates functional arrangements within a narrow building while creating bright and airy spaces. Affordability is a value that the building successfully owns by integrating well thought low-cost strategies […]


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