Articles on Quebec

Village au Pied du Courant organised by La Pépinière. Photo Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo
 

An ephemeral village organised by La Pépinière animated disused urban spaces

MONTREAL – As summer came to a bittersweet end, so did the summer pavilions and festivals. We look back on one of Montreal’s yearly architectural villages.

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.

 

Mark A-to-Z: Q is for Quebec

Cover up and put your snow boots on. Here are five projects highlighting Quebec’s appeal.

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.

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.

 

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-specific installation stands out amongst its neighbouring context thanks to its bright colour.
 

Fontaine/Fortin/Labelle’s Petite Vie installation challenges public perception

QUEBEC CITY – Awareness of space and how we make a judgment on the surface is the driving force behind a street installation for Quebec’s 2015 public art festival.

High performance concrete siding combined with Eastern Cedar wood clad the exterior of the building.
 

STGM Architectes shapes an eco-friendly headquarters

QUEBEC CITY – STGM Architectes goes green in the design of the firm's own head office, making use of innovative solutions to attain a high level of sustainability.

Nestled on a natural plateau at the site’s peak, the home enjoys striking views over the valley below.
 

NatureHumaine hovers a cottage amongst the hills

MONTREAL – Atelier québécois NatureHumaine has nestled a quaint lodge in the hills of the Eastern Townships, a rural canton southeast of Montreal with views drawing more than the …