// arthitectural / religious
  • The new monastery of Saint Catherine of Siena has been built beside the old monastery that inhabited these dominican nuns of Paterna and that after the move it was demolished. The new building, modern and functional, picks up all the needs of the congregation and adapts to the daily life of these cloistered nuns, that […]


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  • Saint Roch de l’Achigan is a small farming community eighty kilometres north of Montreal. The community’s historic convent, built in 1881, is a landmark visible at great distances across the surrounding countryside. Located in the village center, the old convent is a building of important heritage value, a symbol of community and a source of […]


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Built in 1887, the Saint-Anicet Church is located on the shores of Lac Saint-François, one hundred kilometers south-west of Montreal. As with many churches in Quebec, the congregation of Saint-Anicet had significantly diminished in number over the preceding decades, but the small community mobilized to preserve and transform the nave of its church into a […]


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The urban development zone (ZAC) Claude Bernard is situated in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, on a 3.6ha vast area, between the boulevard Macdonald in the south and the highway in the nord. Four blocks of 43X48m, facing the boulevard Macdonald, were chosen in order to create different programs of social housing, private housing and a […]


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MAIALAND is a playground designed by Studio Dass, inspired by nature and forest. The theme of the nature and the design of the playground reflect the local rural context where it is located. It is also a key theme for the children’s education, that increasingly lose their relationship with nature. Through playing, it will help […]


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