Articles on Canada

CHUM by Neuf Architectes and Cannon Design. Photo Adrien Williams
 

A new Montreal super-hospital saves the day

MONTREAL – After nearly a decade of work on the project, Montreal hosts a new super-hospital designed by Cannon Design and NEUF architectes.

Pavilion of Reflections by Tom Emerson's ETH students. Photo Studio Tom Emerson
 

Mark A-to-Z: P is for Pavilion

Intricate temporary structures designed by students to practical extensions produced by starchitects, pavilions never cease to impress us with the broad spectrum of what makes architecture.

Impostor by les malcommodes. Photos Simon Parent
 

Impostor by Les Malcommodes catches the tourist gaze

QUEBEC CITY – The picturesque Quebec City welcomes a splash of colour on its waterfront with the new installation by Les Malcommodes.

IN 3 by Jean Verville. Photos Maxime Brouillet
 

Jean Verville orchestrates three minimalist installations

MONTREAL – Jean Verville composes a three piece architectural symphony, where each domestic installation displays the artistic experience housing can offer.

Mark A-to-Z: I is for Installation
 

Mark A-to-Z: I is for Installation

This week, we bring you five installations that have caught our eye due to their meaning, visual identity or simply their excitement factor. Enjoy!

Mark A-to-Z: E is for Eco-friendly
 

Mark A-to-Z: E is for Eco-friendly

As we aim to move closer towards a zero-footprint society, we take a look at five projects that include ‘eco-friendly’ within their credentials.

Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium
 

Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium

The versatility of this sheet material is what makes it an excellent way to kick-start the Mark A-to-Z, with five projects that incorporate aluminium into their design.

High House by Delordinaire. Photos Olivier Blouin
 

Delordinaire plays with the archetype of a home to create interesting relationships

QUEBEC CITY – The design of a private residence piques the interest of passing bears and accommodates the client's wishes for a platform to take in the sublime views.

Dandurand Residences by Nature Humaine. Photos Adrien Williams
 

A three-dwelling modernization resembles a veiled vision of its former self

MONTREAL – Adding to an expansive portfolio of residential architecture, Nature Humaine provides a simple renovation to the end-of-terrace house at the corner of two streets.

 

OMA's stacked and staggered boxes connect the park and the city

QUEBEC – The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec has been extended with an imposing glass structure devoted to contemporary art, temporary exhibitions and Inuit art.

 

Jean Verville facilitates a family's everyday life in the brightest colours

QUEBEC CITY – Fahouse is a modern version of the cabin in the woods which ticks all the boxes without being too square.

The site’s naturally-occurring dolomitic limestone clads the exterior.
 

RDH nestles a library into a hillside

WATERDOWN – A library and civic centre incorporates its regional topography, defined largely by the Niagara Escarpment.