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Les architectes FABG
Théâtre la Licorne


The new building of Théâtre la Licorne like the theater company that runs it , La Manufacture, has a strong bond with its surrounding area. It tends to communicate with the city and reflects the type of theater that it produces: straightforward and urban. Aesthetic choices made during the design phase also reflects the idea […]


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Sid Lee Architecture
Stylexchange


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 neighbourhood—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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Les Architects FABG
Musee Stewart du Fort de l’Île Sainte-Hélène


L’Arsenal du Fort de l’Île Sainte-Hélène, a former warehouse for ammunition and guns, was built between 1820 and 1824 and was converted into a military museum in 1956. The Stewart Museum has a large collection of over 30,000 objects and artifacts of Nouvelle France and the European influence in North America. For this project, the […]


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ID+S
THQ – Work at play


Montreal design firm id+s Design Solutions has won the Grands Prix du Design award 2011 for Office Design excellence across Quebec ( for 20,000 square feet and over) , for the offices of THQ, an American developer and publisher of video games located at 250 St-Antoine West, Montreal, Quebec. Id+s Design has also won this […]


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Lemay associés
780 Brewster


Erected at the beginning of the XXth century, 780 Brewster is a five-storey multi-tenant industrial building with a total surface area of 12,000 m². This brick and timber building was transformed into an office building housing, among others, the City of Montréal’s Southwest Borough Hall as well as our firm’s offices. Completed according to a […]


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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 […]


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Lemay associés
Astral Media


In the spring of 2010, Astral Media relocated approximately 350 employees to four (4) floors in the heart of the action in downtown Montreal. The goals of this large-scale project included elaborating new furniture standards, fitting up flexible meeting spaces and optimizing employee interconnectivity in a contemporary, energetic and versatile working environment. Based on the […]


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ID+S Design Solutions
Astral Media


For the second year running, Montreal design firm id+s Design Solutions has won the Shaw Contract Group’s “Design is…“ international award for Innovative new space, this year, for the executive offices of Astral Media, located on the 27th floor of the Maison Astral building at 1800 McGill College in Montreal, Quebec. Astral is one of […]


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Claude Cormier Architectes Paysagistes Inc.
Pink Balls


What better than 170,000 pink balls suspended high in the air to enliven Montreal’s Sainte-Catherine Street East as it transforms for the summer into a pedestrian mall? The plastic balls, in three different sizes and five subtle shades of pink, are strung together with bracing wire, crisscrossing the street and stretching through tree branches at […]


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Lightemotion
Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme in Place des Arts


Lightemotion has been a key player in the revamping of the Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme in Place des Arts in Montreal for its 50th anniversary, working very closely with consortium architects Menkes Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux and Provencher Roy + Associés, under the artistic direction of Luc Plamondon, project manager for Place des Arts. The revamping project, […]


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La maison de l’architecture du Québec
Exposition: Réinventons la ruelle !


From May 27th to December 20th, 2011 The 500km of alleys that criss-cross Montréal’s neighbourhoods are up for the conquering. Increasingly, it is in the backyard where families in Montréal are spending their time, thus actively shaping a new urban lifestyle. Twenty-two creators working in architecture and landscape architecture propose, by way of macro-models, twenty-two […]


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ÔM
Interior Design Show


After launching its first line of product at the SIDIM 2009 show, the company «ÔM interior products» comes back for 2010 with new products. It’s at the Toronto Interior Design Show, the IDS10, that the Montreal based company will unveil its new creations, always inspired from a philosophy of stylish simplicity. ÔM offers many products […]


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Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement
Multiclinique Parc Santé


The new Multiclinique Parc Santé officially opens its doors in the Mile End neighbourhood. Offering general medicine services, as well as chiropractic, sports massage, and personalized training, Parc Santé has the feel of the best in Montreal urban spas. It’s the design that makes the difference, courtesy of Blouin Tardif – Architecture Environnement! Because about […]


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Claude Cormier Architectes Paysagistes Inc. + Groupe Cardinal Hardy
Square Dorchester


Open to the public on June 23rd 2010, Dorchester Square’s restoration and enhancement is guided by a deep appreciation of its evolution, reflecting nearly 300 years of history. This project and its overall design is inspired by Victorian landscaping. It encompasses the restoration of four monuments from the City of Montreal’s art collection, recaptures the […]


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René Desjardins
Agence Bos


For the second time, René Desjardins has created the interior design for the new offices of Montreal ad agency Bos. On November 1, 2007, the project tied for the Créativité Montréal Grand Prize in the category of offices over 10,000 sq. ft. The Return of Bos When Bos moved into its St. Lawrence Blvd. office […]


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Saia Barbarese Topouzanov Architectes
Théâtre Denise-Pelletier


The Granada theatre, built in 1930, is situated in the former municipality of Maisonneuve, at the northwest corner of Boulevard Morgan and Rue Sainte-Catherine. In the vicinity, prestigious buildings such as C. L. Dufort’s City Hall, as well as the Maisonneuve Market and Maisonneuve Baths, both by M. Dufresne, testified to the city’s prosperity and […]


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René Desjardins
Janor Imports


René Desjardins Architects recently renovated the showrooms and offices of Janor Imports, manufacturer, importer and marketer of ready-to-wear womenswear. The total space for this project occupies 9650 sq. ft. in a former factory building located in Montreal. The mandate was for something which all of the Montreal fashion community would talk about. The challenge was […]


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St-Hubert Residence


The clients wished to enlarge their 800sq-ft bungalow by adding a second floor to the existing structure. However, the poor conditions of the foundations quickly proved this option impossible. In turn, the architects studied the possibility to build an extension into the backyard. Two major constraints were to be found: 1) the Municipality forbade to […]


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Affleck + de la Riva architectes
Square des Frères-Charon


Designed by Affleck + de la Riva architects, Robert Desjardins, landscape architect, and Raphaëlle de Groot, artist, and completed in 2008, Square des Frères-Charon is located at the crossroads of two historic streets in one of the oldest sectors of Montreal. The project was the recipient of three design awards in 2009 : a National […]


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Saïa Barbarese Topouzanov Architectes
Expansion of Centre Sportif J.C. Malépart


In the past, the Sainte-Marie neighbourhood, a grid of streets lined with working-class housing, small shops, and industries, drew little attention as a centre of urban life. But gradually, at the corner of Rue Ontario and Rue Frontenac, a cultural centre, preceded by a Métro station and followed by a sports centre built nearby, became […]


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