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Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal —CHUM in Canada by CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Article source: V2com

After nearly a decade of work, CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s are pleased to announce the completion of Phase 1 of the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM).  Begun in 2009, the CHUM teaching institution is the largest healthcare construction project in North America and the largest public—private partnership project in Canadian history. Already, the building has ignited the revitalization of a neglected sector of Montreal’s urban core.

Maison Garth and Saint-Sauveur Steeple, Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s ( NIP Paysage )
  • Project: Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal —CHUM
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams, CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s, and Karine Savard  
  • Client: Construction Santé Montréal
  • Principals in charge: Jose Silva, AIA and Azad Chichmanian, OAQ
  • Engineers: Pasquin St-Jean, HH Angus, Groupe SM
  • Contractors: Construction Santé Montréal

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AdGear Technologies Headquarters in Montréal, Canada by ACDF Architecture

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Article source: ACDF Architecture 

AdGear – a fast-growing digital marketing agency founded in Montreal in 2010, and now an independent branch of Samsung Electronics – commissioned ACDF Architecture to design its new headquarters located on McGill Street, in Old Montreal. AdGear is a young and innovative firm, and they wanted ACDF to provide them with a functional space for the company’s 60 employees, that would play up the contrast between their historic setting and their and innovative company culture.

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: ACDF Architecture 
  • Project: AdGear Technologies Headquarters
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams
  • Client: Adgeer/Samsung
  • Architectural Project Team: Maxime-Alexis Frappier, Joan Renaud, Martin St-Georges, Valérie Soucy, Francis Brodeur, Laure Giordani, Christelle Montreuil Jean-Pois
  • Mechanical-Électrical Engineer: Stantec
  • General Contractor: Anjinnov
  • Artist: Etienne Hotte (mobilier réception/reception furniture)
  • Budget: 0.8 M$
  • Area: 9 760 pc/sq. ft.(907 m2)
  • Completion date: novembre 2016 / november 2016

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New Offices for Vigilant Global in Montréal, Canada by LumiGroup

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Article source: LumiGroup

Vigilant Global, a Montreal-based research, development and information technology company, mandated Provencher Roy to redesign its offices in Montreal. LumiGroup, a key collaborator in lighting for the project assisted the interior designers in enhancing each room with lighting adapted for a refined, modern and dynamic environment.

Rest area. Linear general lighting: a.light. Indirect lighting: Osram, Image Courtesy © Alexi Hobbs

  • Architects: LumiGroup
  • Project: New Offices for Vigilant Global
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Alexi Hobbs, a.light, Luceplan, Luminis, Anglepoise, Absolux
  • Design Team: Vincent Hauspy (Associate), Lauren Goldenburg (Designer), Hani Diab (Designer), Normand Evers (Architectural Technologist), Jérémy Grenier (Architectural Technologist)
  • Lighting Design: Provencher_Roy in collaboration with LumiGroup (lighting agent) and other lighting manufacturers
  • Interior Designer: Provencher_Roy
  • Project Manager: Anna Westlund

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Playster Headquarters in Montréal, Canada by ACDF Architecture

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Article source: ACDF Architecture

Playster is a young and fast-growing company that provides a global subscription-based entertainment service, with offices in New York and Los Angeles. ACDF Architecture was commissioned to design its headquarters on Peel Street in downtown Montreal. To give their clients an environment suited to the company’s high energy and creativity, the architects transformed the space using a contemporary, open concept design highlighted by a clever play of bright colours and white surfaces. Making the most out of the original setting, the architects used the existing walls to create a variety of vibrant, new private spaces, thus saving resources and money.

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: ACDF Architecture
  • Project: Playster Headquarters
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams
  • Client: Playster
  • Architectural Project Team: Maxime-Alexis Frappier, Joan Renaud, Veronica Lalli, Martin St-Georges, Alain Larivée, Valérie Soucy
  • Mechanical-Electrical engineer: Christian R. Roy inc.
  • Project manager: CBRE
  • General Contractor: Avicor
  • Budget: 1.22 M$
  • Area: 18 000 pc/sq. ft. (1 670m2)
  • Completion date: September 2016-January 2017

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VICE in Montréal, Canada by Martha Franco Architecture & Design

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Article source: v2com

The Quebec head office for VICE, an edgy media outlet that was founded in Montreal, represents a return to roots for the company. The project is located in a former printing workshop full of history in Griffintown, an ex-industrial neighbourhood.

Given this setting, Martha Franco Architecture & Design, partnering with Roker construction, aimed to plainly emphasize the unadorned character of the building and to enshrine the group of journalists with similar unedited, frank character. Thus the design was carried out with a specific focus on functionality and bluntness.

Image Courtesy © Corey Kaminski

  • Architects: Martha Franco Architecture & Design
  • Project: VICE
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Corey Kaminski
  • Client: VICE
  • Project manager: Adam Benjamin, Roker Construction
  • Collaborators: Roker Construction
  • Project area: 4600 pc
  • Project completion date: 2016

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Aloha Espresso Bar in Montréal, Canada by Jean de Lessard – Designers Créatifs

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Article source: v2com

Behind the grey cut stone of an old warehouse store (1869), in the Old Montreal, the most recent Aloha Espresso Bar café explores through shapes the history of Hawaii and the spirit of aloha[1] that intangibly permeates the inhabitants of this rugged terrain archipelago. Created by the interior design firm Jean de Lessard – Designers Créatifs, the café has already been labeled a “tropical paradise” by some Web users.

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: Jean de Lessard – Designers Créatifs
  • Project: Aloha Espresso Bar
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams
  • Client: Aloha Espresso Bar
  • Design: Jean de Lessard – Designers Créatifs
  • Project coordinator: Alexa Adam
  • General contractor: work coordination by client
  • Millworker: Ébénisterie Top Design

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1st Avenue Residence in Montréal, Canada by Architecture Microclimat

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Article source: v2com

This new sun-filled home is part of Montreal’s urban narrative yet offers all the advantages of a residential community.

Renewed typology

Montreal’s residential neighbourhoods, densely sowed throughout the 20th century, are interspersed with tiny homes, strewn here and there in the urban landscape. When these buildings are left behind and go on sale, they offer architects a new playground to explore their work, to find creative ways to integrate a contemporary lifestyle in more traditional streets at the heart of the city.

1st Avenue facade, Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: Architecture Microclimat
  • Project: 1st Avenue Residence
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams
  • Software used: Autocad, sketch up
  • Structural engineer: Geniex
  • General contractor: Microclimat architecture et construction
  • Square footage: 3900 SF
  • Project end date: 2016

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A New Viaduct for the MIL Campus of the University of Montreal in Canada by civiliti

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Article source: civiliti

A simple viaduct, located at the entrance of the University of Montréal’s future campus, creates a unique visual and spatial happening.

In forthcoming years, the University of Montréal, one of the city’s major institutions, will be opening a second campus located on a former railway yard.

Existing tracks had to be relocated in order to accommodate the new facilities and a new viaduct was built over the campus’ future access road. The site was dug to allow the underpass, then bermed up slightly to accommodate the 24-metre steel bridge structure. The reinforced concrete abutments extend into zigzagging retaining walls, creating a dynamic mineral landscape.

View of Zigzagging Retaining Walls, Image Courtesy © civiliti

  • Architects: civiliti
  • Project: A New Viaduct for the MIL Campus of the University of Montreal
  • Location: Montreal, Canada
  • Client:
    • Service de la mise en valeur du territoire, Ville de Montréal
    • Service des infrastructures, de la voirie et des transports, Ville de Montréal
  • Architectural team:
    • Peter Soland, Lead Architect
    • Fannie Duguay-Lefebvre, Lead Urban Designer
    • Pascal Forget, Project Architect
    • Etienne Ostiguy, Project Architect

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Laurent & Clark Breaks Ground in Montréal, Canada by Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Article source: v2com

Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architects, along with the developer, Rachel Julien, officially kicked off the start of construction of Phase 1 of the Laurent & Clark residential condo project.

Image Courtesy © Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes

  • Architects: Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes
  • Project: Laurent & Clark Breaks
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Le Clark:
    • Floor Areas: 330 à 2560 square feet
    • 21 Floors
    • Total of 159 condos
  • Le Laurent
    • Floor Areas: 291 à 2580 square feet
    • 25 Floors
    • Total of 170 condos

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Habitat 67 in Montréal, Canada by UQAM Centre de Design

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Article source: v2com

This summer, the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Centre de Design will host a special exhibition examining architect Moshe Safdie’s pioneering urban housing complex Habitat ’67, its manifestation over the course of Safdie’s global career, and its lasting influence on the architectural field at large. A Canadian National Heritage Site and living landmark, Habitat ’67 evolved from Safdie’s thesis project at McGill University and was commissioned by the Canadian government, the province of Quebec, and the city of Montreal as a major, living exhibition for the 1967 World’s Exposition. From the moment it opened, Habitat ’67 captured the international public imagination and has become an enduring icon of Expo ’67 and Canadian pride. It remains to this day a source of inspiration for architecture devoted to humanistic ideals.

View from courtyard, Image Courtesy © Timothy Hursley

  • Architects: UQAM Centre de Design
  • Project: Habitat 67
  • Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Photography: Safdie Architects, Edward Hendricks, Timothy Hursley and Collection of Safdie Architects

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