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Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec in Canada by Ceragres

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Article source: v2com

The Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) traded its Westmount offices for a building that is better suited to their needs in Montréal’s Angus Technopôle. The architectural firm Lemay aimed for a design that is completely suited to the OIIQ’s activities, values and contribution to the health sector. This project, with its innovative building materials, follows the principles of sustainable development.

Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec building, Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Manufacturer: Ceragres
  • Project: Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec
  • Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams
  • Architects: Lemay
  • Product: Ceramic Ventilated Cladding
  • Surface of cladding: 13,000 pi2
  • Year: 2014

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Revitalization of STAT Search Analytics’ Office in Vancouver, Canada by DIALOG

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Article source: v2com

With tech organizations such as Google, Microsoft, and Hootsuite designing offices to entice top tech savvy professionals, how does a young tech firm create an office space to attract top talent without breaking the bank? DIALOG’s Vancouver interior design team recently stepped up to transform the new office of Railtown’s newest up-and-coming tech firm, STAT Search Analytics.

Image Courtesy © Ema Peter

  • Architects: DIALOG
  • Project: Revitalization of STAT Search Analytics’ Office
  • Location: Vancouver, Canada
  • Photography: Ema Peter

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Complexe Aquatique de Laval in Canada by NFOE / HCMA consortium

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Article source: v2com

The NFOE / HCMA consortium, comprised of NFOE et associés architectes from Montreal and HCMA Architecture + Design from Vancouver, announced that it has been awarded the Complexe Aquatique de Laval through a juried design competition. The design, which was unanimously selected from four finalists, was unveiled to the public at a ceremony held on January 18th in Laval, Quebec.

“We are tremendously honored by the opportunity to further explore and develop aquatic architecture on this special site in Laval,” says Darryl Condon, Principal Designer for this project and Managing Principal at HCMA.

Vue aérienne, Image Courtesy © Ville de Laval

  • Architects: NFOE / HCMA consortium
  • Project: Complexe Aquatique de Laval
  • Location: Terry-Fox Avenue, intersection with Édouard-Montpetit Street, Laval, Quebec, Canada
  • Photography: City of Laval
  • Client: City of Laval
  • Principal Designer (HCMA): Darryl Condon
  • Sponsoring Architect (NFOE): Rafie Sossanpour
  • Project Manager (NFOE): Christine Hudon
  • Landscape Architecture: Projet Paysage Inc.
  • LEED Architect: Éco-Architecture Inc.
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineers: Dupras Ledoux Inc.
  • Structure and Civil Engineers: Les services exp inc.
  • Certified Estimator (NFOE): Richard McGregor

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Délices Érable & Cie in Quebec, Canada by Provencher_Roy

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Article source: v2com

Montreal boutique Délices Érable & Cie, designed by Provencher_Roy’s interior design division, won an award at the 10thedition of the Grands Prix du Design, the gala ceremony that celebrates excellence in design and architecture in Québec. Nominated in the Commercial Space, 1,600–5,400 sq. ft. category, the Délices Érable & Cie project was selected by the jury, among other things, for “avoiding the easy route of ostentatious boldness” and for a design that strikes “the right balance between rustic retro and urban modernity.”

Image Courtesy © Yves Lefebvre

  • Architects: Provencher_Roy
  • Project: Délices Érable & Cie
  • Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Photography: Yves Lefebvre
  • Client: Citadelle – Maple Syrup Producers’ Cooperative
  • Partner in charge: Pascale Vaillancourt, Designer, Partner
  • Architecture: Caroline Roberge
  • Project Management: Citadelle and Alain Bergeron
  • Project Branding: Citadelle and Stéphane Breault, Image Franchise Consultant
  • Construction Management: Martin Dubois, Rampa
  • Design team:
    • Paul William Francoeur, Designer
    • Mélanie Caron, Designer
    • Juliane Camirand, Designer
  • Area: 302 m2
  • Year: 2016

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Le Manoir Coquetterie in Montréal, Canada by Tuxedo

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Article source: Tuxedo

It’s been five years since Le Manoir, an avant-garde boutique offering beauty services, nail expertise and exclusive fashion, first opened its doors to customers. In an effort to maintain a youthful brand image and expand the retail aspect of the business, Le Manoir mandated Tuxedo to create a new store layout and update the interior design of the salon, located at the intersection of rue Ste-Catherine and St. Laurent Boulevard.

Image Courtesy © Maxime Brouillet

  • Architects: Tuxedo
  • Project: Le Manoir Coquetterie
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Maxime Brouillet
  • Owner: Émilie Sanscartier
  • VP Environmental Design: Laurent Guez
  • Lead Designer: Sarah Tu

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Trolley Five in Alberta, Canada by Modern Office of Design + Architecture

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Article source: Modern Office of Design + Architecture

Our design for the 17Th Avenue Brewery began with a study of the commercial typologies along 17th Avenue SW. Despite the fact that this corridor is one of Calgary’s most visited destinations, it was apparent that there was very little if any interaction between the building frontages and the street.

Image Courtesy © Modern Office of Design + Architecture

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West Dune House in Fatima, Canada by Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Article source: v2com

This secondary house is located in the Magdalen Islands, facing West Dune and the sea. The clients are a retired couple that would like to spend a few months a year there.

The house was inspired by a formal exploration of sand models, seen at a Wallpaper Magazine exhibition in London. The volume measurement is inspired by local traditional architecture and by the natural shapes of wind-swept dunes. Due to its shape, the house looks as though it was sculpted out of a monolith of sand. The side walls follow the roof’s slope and extend to the edge of the deck to create an enjoyable space sheltered from the wind. The entrance is concealed in the reinforced side wall, providing protection from the weather.

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects
  • Project: West Dune House
  • Location: Magdalen Islands, Fatima, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams + Nigel Quinn
  • General Contractor: Constructions MPL
  • Year of construction: 2013

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46H in Toronto, Canada by baukultur/ca

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Article source: v2com

Toronto-based development company baukultur/ca just recently completed the transformation of a 110-year-old house into a contemporary, highly sustainable home and, even though strictly modern, its exterior complements the traditional Beaches neighbourhood.

The four level residence is one of the few houses in Toronto designed to minimize the carbon footprint, and its specific use of materials and finishes reduces future maintenance as well as supports the sustainable approach even further. Even though it is built to sell in a market just about to become aware of sustainability and its benefits for both the city as well as the homeowner, baukultur/ca took the opportunity and, at the same time, the risk to construct a home that not only enhance the immediate environment but also would establish new standards in design and energy efficient green building.

Rear View: Thermal modified wooden siding framed by white metal cladding of side walls and roof. Back addition housing the family room cladded in standing seam copper, Image Courtesy © SilverHouse

  • Architects: baukultur/ca
  • Project: 46H
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • Photography: SilverHouse, Alex Lukey
  • Designer: Felix Leicher
  • Contractor: Tipeq Inc.
  • Size: 3 storeys + finished basement; 2,880 sqft
  • Construction period: May – November 2016

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Fire Station #5 in Québec, Canada by STGM Architectes + CCM2 Architectes

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Article source: STGM Architectes

Located in the borough of Pintendre on the outskirts of Lévis, the new 1,500 sq. m. fire station houses eight fire trucks. The concept developed by the architects began with a splitting of the station’s functions, which can be seen by the different volume heights between the garage and the living spaces.

Image Courtesy © Stéphane Groleau

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[Misfit]Fit building in Toronto, Canada by Batay-Csorba Architects

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Article source: v2com

[Misfit]fit is a new six-storey, 32,000 square foot boutique office building situated on a small vacant site in Toronto’s Liberty Village. Seeking to build upon the rich lineage of Toronto’s precast concrete history, the proposal  provides an alternative to the pervasive glass curtain wall project. The building’s program is comprised of four floors of flexible office space, retail at grade, and a rooftop sculpture garden/ event space.

Front Elevation, Image Courtesy © Batay-Csorba Architects

  • Architects: Batay-Csorba Architects
  • Project: [Misfit]Fit building
  • Location: Liberty Village, Toronto Ontario, Canada
  • Area: six storey 32,000 sft
  • Status: Design Development, 2017

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