Birdhut in Windermere

Birdhut in Windermere

Designed and built by Studio North the Birdhut is a treetop perch that sits on wooden stilts along a forested hillside. Immersed in the tree canopy, the hut accommodates two people, twelve varieties of birds, and whatever inquisitive critters come by to visit.

Place Bell in Laval

Place Bell in Laval

The new home of the Laval Rocket – an American Hockey League team affiliated with the Montreal Canadiens – Place Bell, designed by Lemay, features a 10,000-seat arena with NHL-compliant ice rink that can easily transform into a performance amphitheatre.

The Sisters in La Malbaie

The Sisters in La Malbaie

The clients bought a small house on a secluded lakeside lot in La Malbaie. For its first 30 years, the house was used as a hunting lodge, before Anik Péloquin architecte transformed it into a summer home for the Sisters of Charity.

Becassines Cottage in Mansonville

Bécassines Cottage in Mansonville

Situated on the shores of Lake Memphremagog in the Municipality of Potton, this cottage, designed by Atelier BOOM-TOWN, comfortably accommodates more than a dozen people, enabling them to appreciate the location thanks to its wide openings onto the surrounding nature.

La Geode Residence

La Géode Residence in Montreal

ADHOC architects designed the completed La Géode House. The project is situated on “de la Roche” Street, in the neighbourhood of Le Plateau Mont-Royal, a vibrant district with an exceptional urban vitality.

Tom Patterson Theatre

Tom Patterson Theatre in Stratford

In a town hall meeting held last month, the Stratford Festival unveiled Hariri Pontarini Architects’ international competition winning design for the proposed new Tom Patterson Theatre, which it hopes to build over the coming year.

Alta Chalet

Alta Chalet in Blue Mountains

Design: Atelier Kastelic Buffey

Located near the end of a cul-de-sac in a private ski club development, the chalet optimizes the scenic and recreational opportunities afforded by the Blue Mountains, a town in Grey County located two hours northwest of Toronto.

National Arts Centre in Ottawa: NAC | www.e-architect.co.uk

National Arts Centre in Ottawa: NAC Reopening

On Canada’s 150th Birthday, the National Arts Centre inaugurates a new building wing. Diamond Schmitt Architects has designed a new wing which switches the entrance to face the city. The NAC now connects directly to Confederation Square and Ottawa’s Parliamentary Precinct.

PwC YMCA Tower

PwC-YMCA Tower in Vaughan

Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects

The largest urban development project in Canada broke ground on a central feature: a tower building at SmartCentres Place. It follows the KPMG Tower also by this architects office. The Class-A office space is due to open in 2020.

Hudson Block

Hudson Block Bank and Cafe in Calgary

Design: Lemay + Toker

The bank’s public-facing areas are defined by custom glass display cabinets, with specialized lighting, for a rotating gallery of quarterly contributions from the Alberta College of Art and Design.

La Colombière Cottage

La Colombière Cottage in Sutton

Design: YH2

Initially built as a small storage space by the first owner who was a lumberman, this was later rearranged into a forest refuge. The materials and structure of the building are kept and uninterrupted so that the addition acts as an extension rather than an insertion.