// arthitectural / Montreal

Gervais Fortin
Ecologia Montréal


Beyond green, healthy home. Ecologia Montréal is the first single dweling home in Montreal aiming for a Platinum LEED certification. The owner, Sabine Karsenti, with the collaboration of the Ecologia Foundation and her designer Gervais Fortin, had the objective to reduce to a minimum her ecological footprint by using healthy, local and little polluting materials. The team […]


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Provencher Roy + Associés Architectes
A canadian museum in a church


With construction of the new Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion of Quebec and Canadian Art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the architects at Provencher Roy + Associés Architectes have achieved a remarkable conversion of a heritage church. At a time when conservation of the religious patrimony is a challenge all over the world, […]


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PLUX.5
Tisse Métis Égal


As part of the event Métis-sur-Montréal, now in its fourth consecutive year, Château Ramezay and the Reford Gardens present the exhibit Tisse Métis Égal created by the collective PLUX.5. This imposing architectural structure, perched on the grassy pedestal at Place De La Dauversière, offers a surprising new perspective of the city’s urban landscape. A unique […]


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Sid Lee Architecture
The Bota Bota


In 2008 our team was hired to create the architectural designs for the Bota Bota floating spa, providing a third incarnation for the former ferry. Now moored in Montreal’s Old Port after two years of construction work, the spa immerses visitors in a multisensory world directly inspired by the aquatic environment and the rich history […]


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Sid Lee Architecture & RCAA
Videotron


Today is the day Videotron opens its new flagship store, a unique, avant-garde business space in the heart of downtown Montreal. The in store environment is the collaborative work of Sid Lee Architecture, Sid Lee, the Videotron team, and a number of partner suppliers. They are pleased to invite the public to experience their original […]


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Patkau Architects Inc.
Grande Bibliothèque


The Grande Bibliothèque du Québec, the winning entry in an international design competition, consolidates a number of collections dispersed throughout the province to create a resource library for the region as well as a central public library for the city of Montreal. Four hundred thousand square feet in size, the building contains four major components: […]


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Sid Lee Architecture and Ædifica
The Salon Urbain at Montreal’s Place des Arts


Sid Lee Architecture and Ædifica turned the parking area at Place des Arts into a Salon Urbain, a versatile new space ideal for meeting up before or after a musical performance, a gallery visit or a conference. The Salon Urbain fully captures the artistic appeal of the site, located at the St. Urbain entrance of the Place des Arts […]


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La Galerie Co
Maude Eloïse Bouchard Furness and Atelier Hoch


Galerie CO is delighted to host a vernissage launching the inaugural furniture collections of a remarkable young Montreal design talent, Maude Eloïse Bouchard Furness. Please join us on Saturday, May 26 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Galerie CO, 5235 Blvd. St. Laurent, Montreal for a chance to meet the designer and learn more […]


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Jean Verville Architecte
Prismatic Colours


In downtown Montreal, a loft for an artist who collects contemporary art and design objects is intended to be a tribute to creativity. Architect Jean Verville designed this unusual interior, which is both playfully colourful and sometimes a calm, peaceful white. To satisfy a client who wants his home life to stimulate creativity and lead […]


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Sid Lee Architecture
Stylexchange Faubourg


Stylexchange Faubourg is a retail outlet located in one of the entrances of a Ste. Catherine Street historic food mall. Located right next to Concordia University’s campus in downtown Montreal—a young and vibrant student neighborhood—the boutique blends seamlessly into the urban landscape of this diverse, multicultural part of town. The simple and flexible design showcases […]


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Natalie Dionne Architecte
Maison E3


The E3 House offers an interior environment that is almost monastic in its uncluttered serenity. The delineation of the volume through the multi-level concept accentuates the luxuriousness of light and space. This urban house is at once a living, creative, and gathering place designed for an inspiring family. « The E3 House gets its name because […]


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Sid Lee Architecture
Rachel-Préfontain


Located in the Rosement-Petite Patrie borough in the Eastern part of Montreal, this 120-unit low income housing project aims to redefine the typical Montreal low-income housing development project by introducing the potential for tenant personalization within a bold architectural statement.  The project draws its principal design elements from the surroundings’ low-density conventional housing but transforms […]


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Yechel Gagnon
Tong


Yechel Gagnon recently created Tong, a large cast aluminium mural for the Licorne Theatre in Montreal.  For the first time, she transposes her visual language within the realm of metal work.  Gagnon created organic forms evoking movement and fluidity in dialogue with the dense and solid medium and city environment.The title of the mural Tong, […]


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Beïque Legault Thuot
La Tour Icône


Urban living in downtown Montreal is about to get smarter. Metropolitan Parking Inc., the esteemed developer behind the city’s award-winning Le Crystal de la Montagne, 1445 Stanley St. luxury apartments and Loft Condominiums in Old Montréal, today announces developing the city’s first smart affordable luxury condos. Situated at the corner of René-Lévesque Blvd. and de […]


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Couper Croiser
Commercial carpeting


For the 2012 edition of the Montreal International Design Show, François Palmer and Jean-François Rousseau, Montreal industrial designers specializing in carpeting, feature a retrospective of the work that they have done over the past year. Their business began with the making of Ajusté carpeting addressing the issue of eco-design, and today Couper Croiser has established […]


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Lightemotion
Church of St. John the Evangelist


One of Montreal’s leading architectural lighting designer creates a new landmark for the city’s Quartier des Spectacles Church of St. John the Evangelist is an important part of life in Montreal for a tripartite of reasons and Lightemotion has exemplified this with a stunning design for the external illumination of the building that changes with […]


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Sid Lee Architecture
Attraction Media


The project consisted in relocating the offices of Groupe Attraction Media and regrouping the following divisions of the company under one roof without dissipating their respective identities: Jet Films, Bubble Television, Cirrus Communications, Delphis Films, La Cavalerie and Attraction Media. The project covered an area of 37,000 square feet. Inspired by urban landscapes, the chosen […]


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Ædifica
Le 2-22


On February 6 came the long-anticipated inauguration of the 2-22, the new flagship building of the Quartier des Spectacles designed by Ædifica and Gilles Huot Architectes. Designed to meet LEED-NC environmental standards, this six-storey building promises to become a Montréal cultural landmark, being located at the intersection of St. Catherine St. and St. Laurent Blvd., […]


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Surface3
De Farine & D’eau Fraîche


De Farine & D’eau Fraîche is a pastry boutique, whose concept is founded on love, naiveté, and escapism. In designing the space, Surface3 sought to capture the essence of pastries and the way we enjoy them in a way that is simple, magical and lasting; from the exchange of pastries as a ritual signifying love […]


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C3Studio
Condo Canal Lachine


C3studio’s interior architecture design for Condo Canal Lachine in Montréal (Québec, Canada) won top honors in the residential/kitchen category in the annual Quebec competition Grands Prix du Design in 2011. Beyond its apparent simplicity, the interior space of the residence reveals a visual personality that evokes a monolithic sculpture rather than simply a living space. […]


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