// arthitectural / Montreal

KANVA
Edison Residence


A small vacant lot located at the epicenter of Montreal student life, just north of the McGill University’s Milton gates, was the basis of the latest design by KANVA. The site endured a fire in the early 20th century, which flattened the existing 19th century historic stone house; this tragedy represents only one of many […]


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Coleraine Residence


This project was completed for a developer/home builder at the intersection between Coleraine Street and a laneway in Montreal’s Point St-Charles neighborhood. The basic program for this project required 2 row-homes on an 8.7m wide lot. After accounting for setbacks and other constraints, traditional planning approaches would have resulted in 2 long narrow houses, which […]


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Chambord Residence


The client wanted to utilize the second storey of her 1920s duplex by converting her former rental unit into 3 bedrooms and an office space. While the grey-stone front facade only required minor restorations, the back of the house was transformed completely. An emphasis on transparency creates constant visual and physical connections with the backyard. […]


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8th Ave.


This intervention transformed a residential two storey duplex in Rosemount into a single dwelling unit by completely reorganizing the interior and constructing a 430 sqft extension in the rear. The extension includes a master bedroom on the second floor and a family room that gives onto an intimate garden at ground level. Standing proud on […]


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Smith Vigeant Architectes
“Allez-Up” – Montreal’s Premier Rock Climbing Gym


The prize “Project of the year 2013” of the 7th edition of the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN is awarded to Smith Vigeant Architects for Allez-Up which also won the Prize in the category “Training Center” and the Special Prize “Color”. The rock climbing gym Allez-Up is at the heart of the revitalization project for Montreal’s […]


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Les Ateliers Guyon
Sails Park Benches


Félix Guyon, former face of “The Firm”, most recognized designing of the fourth Wharf (Quai no4) on Masson Street in Montreal, has decided to spread his wings. He has left the big city to settle in Vercheres, his native village. The municipality has commissioned M. Guyon to create a monument honoring the founding families of […]


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Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux & Provencher Roy Architectes
Modernisation of the Casino of Montreal


The consortium of MENKÈS SHOONER DAGENAIS LETOURNEUX Architectes / PROVENCHER_ROY Architectes have signed an important retrofit project of the Casino de Montréal. This project, which spread over four years, responded to the challenge of simplifying the building’s indoor and outdoor circulations, improving the quality of the gambling, recreational and dining areas as well as providing […]


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Moment Factory
Megaphone


At a time when cities are looking for new ways to bring life to their streets and public spaces, the interactive Megaphone installation invites Montrealers and visitors to gather downtown to explore the festive side of public speaking. Selected in April 2012, after a call for applications by the National Film Board of Canada and […]


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Alexandra Residence


The client’s priority was to maximize the natural light in their new live/work house in Montreal’s Mile-Ex district. This was made challenging by the east-west orientation of the infill lot. However, our design fills even the core of the house with light through the implementation of a 2 storey light-well which runs the length of […]


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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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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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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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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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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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Jean de Lessard
Indian restaurant Rasoï


Warm and eclectic Rasoï A sumptuous and exuberant India, such as imagined by the firm of designer Jean de Lessard The lingering aroma of spices, a profusion of colours and captivating shapes… Inscrutable and harmoniously chaotic, this is India. Created by the interior designer Jean de Lessard, the new Indian fusion restaurant Rasoï, located in Saint-Henri, […]


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Atelier Moderno
Residence Nguyen


Under the guidance of director and president Jean-Guy Chabauty (APDIQ, ADIQ), Atelier Moderno is a full-service design firm, delivering a finished product that incarnates a synthesis of architecture, interior design, and industrial design. The mandate of this project was simple and honest – to create a residence for a young couple who were ready to […]


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Henri Cleinge
The Beaumont House


Inspired to create a home to be experienced by all five senses, the Beaumont concrete house evolved as an exploration project. The design, understated, is situated in a mixed use neighborhood where residential duplexes coexist with small to midsize industrial buildings. Despite the project’s integration, a number of features distinguish the project from other buildings […]


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Jean Guy Chabauty & Anne Sophie Goneau
Design of Blue Communications’ Office Space


The task was to create a new office space for BLUE Communications, an interactive agency based in Montreal. Founded in 1998, the company specializes in web development, branding, content creation, ecommerce, social media, mobile apps and databases. Their 2750 sq.ft. corporate space is located in Montreal, on the 8th floor of the Carrefour d’Innovation INGO, […]


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