// arthitectural / Québec
  • Currently on Cartier Avenue in Quebec City, 34 giant backlit lampshades, decorated with selected works by Alfred Pellan and Fernand Leduc from the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, are hanging over the street. The installation is an original concept by Lightemotion, the lighting design firm that illuminates building façades and interiors in Europe, North […]


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  • Having bought a beautiful plot of wooded land in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, the client dreamt of building a country house that would be in perfect symbiosis with its natural environment. This rugged, sloped site came to a natural plateau just below its highest point, becoming the perfect location to erect the house. The house is […]


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The design of the residence had to meet three important challenges: architectural reconciliation of a Mexican inspiration in a Quebec context; exploration of a prototype house with predefined materials; and the objectives of LEED® Canada certification. The living spaces traverse, overlook, and gravitate around the patio, a large volume in which the effect of vegetation […]


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This small house is designed for a couple as their summer weekend house in the mountains.  The clients requested a maximum interaction with the context with a basic program for a secondary house. The house is inserted in the pine “forest” without any attempt to “landscape”. We chose to create a horizontal intervention rather than […]


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The renovation of the castle in Wissem by MSAH architects convinces by a cautious exposure to the existing edifice and perceptive strengthening of the overall impression. The west wing dating from the 1960s got a radical face lift. Architecture is not acting as counterpoint, but a transition of the place. Only within the details the […]


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Seattle-based landscape architects Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) are pleased to announce that THEATER COMMONS and DONNELLY GARDENS at Seattle Center has become one of four pilot projects newly certified by the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) for its sustainable site design, construction and maintenance. They join 11 other projects nationally that have received certification since January 2012. Theater Commons and Donnelly […]


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