Clean modern architecture and design in Canada

Project: Maison du Boisé Location: rural Quebec, Canada Design: Gestion René Desjardins Photography: André Doyon Project description: Once they had chosen a wooded site, the mandate was to create a house that would specifically address the children’s well-being. From there, the mother was interested in colour and the father wanted a design that would last “indefinitely”. As for […]

Chosun Residence by Kevin Vallely

Project: Chosun residence Location: Vancouver, Canada Design and Architecture: Kevin Vallely and Kallweit Graham Architecture Photography: Peter Powles and Kevin Vallely Description from the designer: Situated on the south facing slopes of Vancouver’s north shore mountains, the Chosun residence pays homage to the tenets of modern architecture while incorporating distinctly regional elements of exposed wood and timber to create […]

Perpetual Holiday Atmosphere : La Luge Residence in Quebec

Project: The La Luge Residence Location: Quebec, Canada Architecture and Design: YH2 Architecture With winter approaching in, this contemporary cottage-like home will soon seem sprung out of a fairytale. The La Luge residence is composed of two visually contrasting volumes, which merge, creating distinct spaces. Surrounded by a dense forest, the privacy of the inhabitants is ensured; moreover, […]

Gervais Fortin designs Canada’s first Platinum LEED

Project: Ecologia Montréal Location: Montreal, Canada Design: Gervais Fortin Photography: Alexandre Parent Ecologia Montréal is the first single dwelling home in Canada to aim for a Platinum LEED certification. Project description: “The owner, with the collaboration of the Ecologia Foundation and her designer Gervais Fortin, had the objective to reduce to a minimum her ecological footprint by using […]

Salon Urbain by Sid Lee Architecture and Ædifica

Sid Lee Architecture and Ædifica!turned the parking area at Place des Arts into a Salon Urbain, a versatile new space ideal for meeting up before or after a musical performance, a gallery visit or a conference. The Salon Urbain fully captures the artistic appeal of the site, located at the St. Urbain entrance of the […]