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Hotel Monville / ACDF Architecture

14:00 - 28 November, 2018
Hotel Monville / ACDF Architecture, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams + 58

  • Architects

  • Location

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Architectural Project Team

    Maxime-Alexis Frappier, Joan Renaud, Etienne Laplante Courchesne, Christelle Montreuil Jean-Pois, Martin Champagne, Neil Melendez, Laurence Le Beux, Josiane Crampé, Joé Dery, Guillaume Delorimier, Agathe Gravel, Laurent Belisle, André Faesler, Jérome Deschenaux
  • Area

    14900.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Hôpital Vétérinaire du Parc / Thomas Balaban Architect

12:00 - 27 November, 2018
Hôpital Vétérinaire du Parc / Thomas Balaban Architect, © Adrien Williams / T B A
© Adrien Williams / T B A

© Adrien Williams / T B A © Adrien Williams / T B A © Adrien Williams / T B A © Adrien Williams / T B A + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Lead Architects

    Jennifer Thorogood, Julia Manaças, Mikaèle Fol
  • Contractor

    Habitations Renaud
  • Interior collaborator

    Jean-Marc Renaud
  • Kitchens

    Cuisines Steam
  • Client

    MTLVET/ Dr Yves Cloutier
  • Area

    750.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Safdie Architects Completes an Extensive Restoration of Unit at Habitat 67

11:00 - 21 November, 2018
Safdie Architects Completes an Extensive Restoration of Unit at Habitat 67, © Marc Cramer + Thomas Miau
© Marc Cramer + Thomas Miau

Safdie Architects has completed a comprehensive renovation of Moshe Safdie’s unit at the iconic Habitat 67 in Montreal, Canada. The 10th floor unit of the designated monument was restored to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Habitat 67, in conjunction with a 2017 exhibition of Safdie’s work titled “Habitat ‘67 vers l’avenir : The Shape of Things to Come.”

Two years worth of repairs to the duplex unit included addressing decades worth of water damage, extensive interior restoration, and technical upgrades to align the building’s systems to 21st century standards of sustainability and energy conservation.

© Marc Cramer + Thomas Miau © Marc Cramer + Thomas Miau © Marc Cramer + Thomas Miau © Marc Cramer + Thomas Miau + 11

A High-End Golf Clubhouse / Architecture49

16:00 - 16 October, 2018
A High-End Golf Clubhouse / Architecture49, © Stéphane Brügge
© Stéphane Brügge

© Stéphane Brügge © Stéphane Brügge © Stéphane Brügge © Stéphane Brügge + 14

AD Classics: Montreal Biosphere / Buckminster Fuller

22:00 - 7 October, 2018
AD Classics: Montreal Biosphere / Buckminster Fuller, © Flickr user abdallahh
© Flickr user abdallahh

This article was originally published on November 25, 2014. To read the stories behind other celebrated architecture projects, visit our AD Classics section.

Architects have never enjoyed a position of such supreme prominence as they did in the worldview of Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller. To him, architects alone were capable of understanding and navigating the complex interrelationships of society, technology, and environment as viewed through the comprehensive paradigm of systems theory. Architecture, in this model, was intended to exist in close contact with both mankind and nature, playing civilization’s most critical role in elevating the state of humanity and promoting its responsible stewardship of the environment. Emerging from the ethical positivity of postwar modernism, this melioristic perspective marks perhaps the zenith of optimism’s ascent in mid-twentieth century thought, and gave Fuller a uniquely moral blueprint for his revolutionary designs.

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Bessborough Residence / Nature Humaine

18:00 - 6 October, 2018
Bessborough Residence / Nature Humaine, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams + 14

Bernier-Thibault House / Paul Bernier Architecte

18:00 - 16 September, 2018
Bernier-Thibault House / Paul Bernier Architecte, © Marc Cramer, Paul Bernier and Vittorio Vieira
© Marc Cramer, Paul Bernier and Vittorio Vieira

© Marc Cramer, Paul Bernier and Vittorio Vieira © Marc Cramer, Paul Bernier and Vittorio Vieira © Marc Cramer, Paul Bernier and Vittorio Vieira © Marc Cramer, Paul Bernier and Vittorio Vieira + 24

Le Soufflet / NatureHumaine

18:00 - 8 September, 2018
Le Soufflet / NatureHumaine, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams + 20

Studio Bluecerigo / Alain Carle Architecte

13:00 - 27 August, 2018
Studio Bluecerigo / Alain Carle Architecte, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams + 11

Ville-Marie Apartment / NatureHumaine

15:00 - 23 August, 2018
© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams + 20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ville-Marie, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • General Contractor

    CDO Renovation
  • Area

    1980.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

House on Alma / Paul Bernier Architecte

15:00 - 31 July, 2018
House on Alma / Paul Bernier Architecte, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams + 14

Dendrites / Studio Michel de Broin

09:00 - 16 July, 2018
Dendrites / Studio Michel de Broin, © Jules Deauchamp-Desbiens
© Jules Deauchamp-Desbiens

© Jules Deauchamp-Desbiens © Jules Deauchamp-Desbiens © Michel de Broin © Jules Deauchamp-Desbiens + 23

Espace C2 / Sid Lee Architecture

11:00 - 13 July, 2018
Espace C2 / Sid Lee Architecture, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Structural engineer

    SDL et associés
  • E&M Engineer

    Dupras Ledoux
  • General contractor

    Pomerleau
  • Area

    13000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Centre Culturel de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce / AFO - Atelier Big City, FSA Architecture Inc and L’OEUF Architects in consortium

09:00 - 6 May, 2018
Centre Culturel de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce / AFO - Atelier Big City, FSA Architecture Inc and L’OEUF Architects in consortium, © Steve Monpetit
© Steve Monpetit

© Ulysse Lemerise B © Ulysse Lemerise B © Jean-Marc Besacier © Jean-Marc Besacier + 25

Lemay, Perkins+Will, and Bisson Fortin to Design Montreal Light Rail System

08:00 - 4 May, 2018
Lemay, Perkins+Will, and Bisson Fortin to Design Montreal Light Rail System, Courtesy of Réseau express métropolitain (REM)
Courtesy of Réseau express métropolitain (REM)

Three award-winning architecture firms, Lemay, Perkins+Will, and Bisson Fortin, will design a new 67-km sustainable system of light-rail train stations for one of North America’s largest public transportation projects, the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM) in Montreal. This system of train stations will be designed as part of NouvLR General Partnership’s recently won contract and will connect Montréal-Trudeau International Airport with the city’s downtown area, as well as the north and south shores of the region.

De La Canardière Residence / BOOM TOWN

13:00 - 31 March, 2018
© Steve Montpetit
© Steve Montpetit

© Steve Montpetit © Steve Montpetit © Steve Montpetit © Steve Montpetit + 21

Résidence Courcelette / NatureHumaine

13:00 - 20 March, 2018
Résidence Courcelette / NatureHumaine, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams + 19

Saucier + Perrotte Architectes Wins 2018 RAIC Gold Medal

11:40 - 21 February, 2018
Saucier + Perrotte Architectes Wins 2018 RAIC Gold Medal, Saint- Laurent Sports Complex. Image © Olivier Blouin Photographer
Saint- Laurent Sports Complex. Image © Olivier Blouin Photographer

Gilles Saucier, FIRAC, and André Perrotte, FIRAC, founding partners of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes, have been awarded the 2018 RAIC Gold Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada to an individual or team of individuals in recognition of “a significant and lasting contribution to Canadian architecture.”

Founded in Montreal in 1988, Saucier + Perrotte Architectes have worked at the highest levels over their 30 year career, completing a range of project types both within Canada and internationally. The firm was lauded by the jury for pushing boundaries of innovation while maintaining a sense of elegance and refinement.

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Image © Marc Cramer First Nation Garden Pavilion. Image © Marc Cramer UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences / CDRD. Image © Marc Cramer Anne-Marie Edward Science Building at John Abbott College. Image © Marc Cramer + 12