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At the vibrant heart of Plateau Mont-Royal, a once neglected duplex, transformed by the determination of its new occupants, emerges like a phoenix from the ashes of its past. It was nothing but a forgotten and forsaken space, but today, it embodies resilience and rebirth. In this bustling urban environment, the modernized family finds refuge.
Project name
Maison Boyer
Architecture firm
Le Borgne Rizk Architecture
Location
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Photography
Studio CRBN
Le Borgne Rizk Architecture: Built in 1911, this beautiful red brick house with its delicate wood cornice looked as if its interior was frozen in the 80s. Non-functional renovations completely cut off the dialogue between the house and the garden.
Project name
Maison Victoria
Architecture firm
Le Borgne Rizk Architecture
Location
Westmount, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Photography
Maxime Brouillet
Located on Notre Dame Island in Jean-Drapeau Park, the Casino de Montréal is not only one of the most spectacular casinos in Canada but also among the best Canadian casinos in the online gambling industry. It’s owned and operated by a subsidiary of Loto-Québec, Société des casinos du Québec, with all profits going to the provincial government.
Written by
Brian Wolf
Photography
Casino de Montréal
Montréal’s new Darwin Bridges, built with recyclable and sustainable materials. Provencher_Roy’s reconstruction of the Darwin Bridges on Nuns’ Island uses locally sourced recycled glass. This world premiere of ground glass pozzolan (GGP) opens the door to new sustainable materiality in the urban design field
Project name
Ponts Darwin
Architecture firm
Provencher_Roy
Location
Montréal / Ile des Soeurs, Québec, Canada
Length
37 m
MXMA Architecture & Design completed a renovation of the Prince Philip house, a typical 1960s house that had already been enhanced by a contemporary addition. The main challenge of this project was to blend the architectural languages of two different eras in order to create a coherent, elegant, and well-integrated ensemble in its environment.
Project name
Prince-Phillip House
Architecture firm
MXMA Architecture & Design
Location
Outremont, Quebec, Canada
Photography
Doublespace Photography
Charmed by the ever-so-popular typology of the A-frame cottage, the new owners of this 1950’s property aspired to renovate and revitalize the cottage into a 21st century home. Located in the Eastern Townships, near Montréal, this unique structure sits on an evergreen forest, nearly touching the water on its breathtaking waterplane.
Project name
Chalet_A
Architecture firm
Matière Première Architecture
Location
Estrie, Canada
Photography
Ian Balmorel
ACDF Architecture, a progressive Canadian firm internationally recognized for designing a new generation of meaningful and impactful buildings, is proud to unveil the Apple Tree House, a family retreat located in the heart of Quebec’s Lanaudière region. On a private lot engulfed by dense boreal forest, the single-story glass house epitomizes ACDF’s...
Project name
Apple Tree House
Architecture firm
ACDF Architecture
Location
Saint-Donat-de-Montcalm, Canada
Photography
Adrien Williams
For more than a year, the concrete structure of the Hôtel Mile End has been part of the everyday urban landscape of Montreal. Passersby were taken by surprise when their usual scenery was enhanced with the addition of the ephemeral piece by artist Nancy Guilmette
Project name
Room 202, Mile End Hôtel, Montreal, Canada
Location
Mile End Hôtel under construction, 175 Laurier Avenue West, Montreal, Canada
Photography
Olivier Ruel. Video design: Émile Bédard