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.
Within a protected cove along the South Shore of Nova Scotia, at the end of a stretch of sand, a river empties out into the sea. Time and tides have created a one-kilometre forested sandbar on which this, Nova Tayona Architects designed, beach house lightly sits.
LMN Architects designed the world’s first double LEED Platinum convention center, Vancouver Convention Centre West fully integrates the urban ecosystem at the intersection of a vibrant downtown core and one of the most spectacular natural ecosystems in North America.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lightemotion is excited to announce the completion of the lighting design for 180 Wellington, one of the first illumination projects to be executed within the Master Plan for the Parliamentary Precinct.
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.
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.