Winner of the 2019 Grands Prix du Design award, the expansion of the headquarters of the Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) in Montréal has improved the quality of life of building occupants. Designed by a consortium including BGLA and NEUF architect(e)s, this project has also earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.
The $100,000 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) International Prize for transformative architecture is inviting submissions for its third edition.Awarded every two years, the prize recognizes the power of architecture to transform society.
Broccolini Construction is developing a new, high-tech Maison de Radio-Canada building in Montréal to house the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)/Radio-Canada. Through a long-term lease, the new building will help meet the needs of CBC/Radio-Canada in today’s digital and media environment.
The Wilder Building Espace Danse, a transformed heritage building in Montréal, has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification in the new construction and renovation (NC) category.
A new facility designed for automotive and manufacturing innovation has opened at the National Research Council Canada (NRC) office in London, Ont. The open-concept collaborative workspace designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects transforms an existing NRC laboratory.
In the Mile End neighbourhood of Montréal, a storefront space and basement was transformed by Thomas Balaban Architect’s (TBA) into a 345-m2 (3714-sf) mixed-use building. The structure is now home to the Pierrefonds Animal Hospital (HVdP), a Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) emergency clinic, and four residential units in and on top of a small, abandoned photo studio.
Construction of Molson Coors Canada’s most modern brewing facility and distribution centre has started in Longueuil, Que. Pomerleau-Alberici, a partnership between Pomerleau and Alberici Constructors, will lead the design and construction aspects of the project.
The clubhouse for Golf Exécutif Montréal, located in Québec, is a green oasis in the St. Lawrence River facing downtown Montréal. Designed by Architecture49, the wood-framed building includes sheltered driving-range tees, a bar in the centre of a spacious lounge, a full restaurant kitchen, state-of-the-art golf simulators, a pro shop, offices, and mechanical spaces.
A revitalized and expanded recreational facility has opened in Oakville, Ont., to meet the needs of a diverse and growing community. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, the Trafalgar Park Community Centre transforms a site that has been a community hub for more than 60 years.