Posts tagged as 'Montreal'

Wed 17.9.

‘Kinoya’ restaurant by Jean de Lessard (CA)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.09.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'Kinoya' restaurant by Jean de Lessard, photo: © Adrien Williams

‘Kinoya’ restaurant by Jean de Lessard, photo: © Adrien Williams

A restaurant refurbishment in Montreal, Canada inserts a rough hewn wood box inside the former restaurant with a shape that “recalls an articulated snake” says the designer.

 

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Thu 7.8.

Edison Student Residence by Kanva (CA)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.08.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Edison Student Residence by Kanva, photo: Marc Cramer

Edison Student Residence by Kanva, photo: Marc Cramer

The historical context of the site for a student residence in Montreal, Canada lead to the exploration of an innovative concrete fabrication technique; photoengraved concrete panels that enable the building to tell a story.

 

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L’aire Visuelle Optométristes - Opticiens by La Shed Architecture, photo: Maxime Brouillet

L’Aire Visuelle Optométristes – Opticiens by La Shed Architecture, photo: Maxime Brouillet

Using high contrast and simple natural materials, Montreal-based la SHED architecture has designed a unique optometrist and optician clinic that redefines the customer experience.

 

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'Megaphone' interactive urban installation by Moment Factory

‘Megaphone’ interactive urban installation by Moment Factory

Visitors to downtown Montreal explore the festive side of public speaking with ‘Megaphone’, an interactive art installation by Moment Factory. As participants speak into Megaphone, their voices are transformed, in real time, into images projected onto the façade of a University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) building, leaving their visual “footprint” on the urban landscape.

 

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