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Abandoned Montréal studio restored as vet clinic

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.

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Montréal convention centre earns major environmental recertification

The Palais des congrès de Montréal, a convention centre, has had its environmental certification, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Canada’s Building Environmental Standards (BEST), renewed until 2020. This signifies the centre’s environmental performance and the fulfilment of its commitments have been recognized and certified by one of the country’s largest environmental assessment and certification programs.

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