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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Amiens crematorium in France by PLAN01

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: PLAN01

After having completed the Rennes crematorium, Plan 01 has continued to discuss a project which involves the architect in the most sensitive and rich areas of the architectural process.

These are areas which help convey the ethical meaning of discipline.

Image Courtesy © Takuji Shimmura

Image Courtesy © Takuji Shimmura

  • Architects: PLAN01 (workshop of 5 agencies : Phileas, Atelier du Pont, Ignacio Prego Architectures, Jean Bocabeille Architecte and Koz)
  • Project: Amiens crematorium
  • Location: Avenue de Grâce – 80000 Amiens, France
  • Photography: Takuji Shimmura, Laure Vasconi  
  • Software used: Archicad
  • Programme: Construction of a new crematorium and a landscaped park
  • Client: Amiens Metropole
  • Project manager: Clément Keufer)
  • General contractor: Léon Grosse
  • Project management team:

Saul-Bellow Library in Montréal, Canada by Chevalier Morales Architectes

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Chevalier Morales Architectes

Following an architectural competition in 2011, the firm Chevalier Morales Architectes received the mandate to expand, redesign and bring to compliance the old Lachine borough library, dating back to 1974. This neighbourhood library not meeting user and employee needs anymore, the architects Stephan Chevalier and Sergio Morales made this location a 21st century library: attractive, luminous and stimulating conversation. The project aimed for a LEED certification as well as to be an example of sustainable development principles.

Image Courtesy © Chevalier Morales Architectes

Image Courtesy © Chevalier Morales Architectes

  • Architects: Chevalier Morales Architectes
  • Project: Saul-Bellow Library
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Official project name: Bibliothèque Saul-Bellow (Saul-Bellow Library)
  • Client name: Ville de Montréal (City of Montreal)
  • Project managers: S. Chevalier / S. Morales
  • Design team: S. Chevalier / S. Morales / J. Rondeau / P. Littée / C. Giguère / A. Massé / S. Barrette
  • Engineers: Dessau, Martin Roy &associés
  • Landscape architects: Civiliti
  • Contrators: Gamarco
  • Project surface area: 2650 m2
  • Project end date: Fall 2015
  • Cost of work:$13 M

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Apartment rez-of-garden in Rabieh, Lebanon by ROHD

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: v2com

Roland Helou Design (ROHD) is behind an interior design marvel whose intriguing design will delightfully bemuse even the most philistine eye. Having the visual appeal and sophistication of a villa, this ground floor garden flat is an eye-catching trompe l’oeil that draws from interior architecture master tricks that command—besides the inevitable amazement—scrutiny.

General vue 01, Image Courtesy © RUDY BOU CHEBEL

General vue 01, Image Courtesy © RUDY BOU CHEBEL

  • Architects: ROHD
  • Project: Apartment rez-of-garden
  • Location: Rabieh, Lebanon
  • Photography: RUDY BOU CHEBEL

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Waverly Residence in Montréal, Canada by MU Architecture

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: v2com

Waverly Residence, located just south of Jean-Talon Street in Alexandra-Marconi district is the result of the idea of creating a very modern living place for wealthy clients in this up and coming neighborhood. Alexandra-Marconi is a landlocked district between the Canadian Pacific Railway in the west, The Little Italy to the east, south of Beaubien Street and Jean-Talon Street to the north; A mysterious district that has in recent years, experienced a notorious gentrification.

Image Courtesy © JulienPerron-Gagné

Image Courtesy © JulienPerron-Gagné

  • Architects: MU Architecture 
  • Project: Waverly Residence
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: JulienPerron-Gagné, Fany Ducharme
  • Client: Martin Gareau
  • Project team: Charles Côté, Jean-Sébastien Herr, Jean-Philippe Bellemare
  • Contractor: Simon Gareau
  • Project area: 3000 sq.ft.
  • Project completion date: June  2015

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Caisse Desjardins Sainte-Foy in Québec, Canada by Hatem+D Architecture

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: v2com

Hatem+Dhas continued to work with the firm Coarchitecture to design the ground and first floors of the new Caisse Desjardins de Sainte-Foy.

Image Courtesy © Alexandre Guilbeault

Image Courtesy © Alexandre Guilbeault

  • Architects: Hatem+D Architecture
  • Project: Caisse Desjardins Sainte-Foy
  • Location: Québec, Canada
  • Photography: Alexandre Guilbeault

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Artopex opens a showroom in Quebec City

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: v2com

Artopex, one of Canada’s largest manufacturers of office furniture, is continuing its expans­­ion with the official opening of a new showroom in Quebec City. Located on Saint-Joseph Street in the trendy neighbourhood of Saint-Roch, the new corporate space, showcasing the company’s full range of office products under one roof, is an important element in the development of the company, which aims to strengthen its well-established Quebec City market.

Image Courtesy © Claude-Simon Langlois

Image Courtesy © Claude-Simon Langlois

  • Architects & Designers: Lemay
  • Project: Artopex opens a showroom
  • Location: Quebec City, Canada
  • Photography: Claude-Simon Langlois
  • Project Manager: Annie Martineau
  • General contractor: Les constructions Pierre Blouin
  • Office Furniture: Artopex
  • Flooring: Mirage
  • Lighting: LumiGroup

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Mont-Laurier multifunctional theater in Canada by Les architectes FABG

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: v2com

Located in the Laurentian mountains, 250 kilometers northwest of Montreal,Mont-Laurier is a small town where the forest industry still plays a centralrole despite a declining demand for lumber. The building site is located onthe southern embankment of the Lievre River between the cathedral and the public school.

Image Courtesy © Steve Montpetit

Image Courtesy © Steve Montpetit

  • Architects: Les architectes FABG 
  • Project: Mont-Laurier multifunctional theater
  • Location: Mont-Laurier, Canada
  • Photography: Steve Montpetit
  • Software used: FORM-Z and autocad

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Durham College Centre for Food in Whitby, Canada by Gow Hastings Architects

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source:  v2com

The Centre for Food (CFF) at Durham College (DC) distinguishes itself in the highly competitive field of culinary education by bringing together culinary, hospitality, event management, food science, and agricultural and horticultural programs in a state-of-the-art facility for “field-to-fork” culinary education.

West face of the school from the adjacent agricultural fields, Image Courtesy © Tom Arban

West face of the school from the adjacent agricultural fields, Image Courtesy © Tom Arban

  • Architects: Gow Hastings Architects
  • Project: Durham College Centre for Food
  • Location: Whitby, Canada
  • Photography: Janet Rosenberg & Studio, Tom Arban, Remi Carreiro
  • Software used: Revit

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Moor Street Residence in Fitzroy, Australia by Andrew Maynard Architects

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Andrew Maynard Architects

How do you create a home in 4.5m? It’s tricky, but a lot of fun.

A family of four had lived in this modest, ageing house for almost eight years. As the children neared their teenage years something had to be done. Abandoning their home and moving elsewhere was not an option as the family was an important part of a thriving community.

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

  • Architects: Andrew Maynard Architects
  • Project: Moor Street Residence
  • Location: Fitzroy, VIC, Australia
  • Photography: Peter Bennets, Andrew Maynard Architects
  • Software used: Vectorworks, SketchUp, Indesign & Photoshop
  • Building surveyor: Building Strategies
  • Engineer: Coulthard Shim P/L
  • Date of completion: March 2012
  • External cladding
    • Spotted gum timber cladding
    • Stramit colorbond Long Span metal sheet
  • Flooring
    • Reinforced concrete slab (ground floor)
    • Timber flooring (first floor)
  • Internal cladding: Plywood, plasterboard
  • Roof: Stramit Long Span roofing
  • Windows: Steel framed windows by Skyrange Engineering
  • Tiles: Classic Ceramics

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Multisensory experience at the new Belgian railway museum Train World in Brussel by Lightemotion

 
October 30th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: v2com

Train World, the new Belgian railway museum, opened on September 25 after ten years of work and an investment of 25 million euros. Lightemotion, creative office in Montreal, is pleased to have participated in the lighting of this new past, present and future railway showcase, which exhibits the most beautiful original pieces of the country’s history collection.

Image Courtesy © Marie-Francoise Plissart

Image Courtesy © Marie-Francoise Plissart

  • Architects: Lightemotion
  • Project: Multisensory experience at the new Belgian railway museum Train World
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Photography: Marie-Francoise Plissart

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