Category Archives: Architecture

Small wonders

Edible structures on plates are at the forefront of Quebec City architecture, namely the four-course Menu d’Architecture at Restaurant L’Utopie. Recently hailed by enRoute magazine as one of Canada’s best new restaurants, the upscale dining room features a themed menu

Small wonders

Edible structures on plates are at the forefront of Quebec City architecture, namely the four-course Menu d’Architecture at Restaurant L’Utopie. Recently hailed by enRoute magazine as one of Canada’s best new restaurants, the upscale dining room features a themed menu

The Montreal phenomenon

Montreal architects are becoming more and more prevalent on the Toronto development scene. What do they see in their cross border travels, and is the Queen City really ready for them? “Allez vers l’ouest,” Montrealers. “Montreal and Toronto’s film festivals have

The Montreal phenomenon

Montreal architects are becoming more and more prevalent on the Toronto development scene. What do they see in their cross border travels, and is the Queen City really ready for them? “Allez vers l’ouest,” Montrealers. “Montreal and Toronto’s film festivals have

High Rise Design Goes Low

With Trinity Bellwoods Town+Homes, Urban Capital along with partners Shram Homes introduced a new typology to downtown Toronto’s residential real estate market. This 45-unit housing development, designed by Richard Wengle Architects and Cecconi Simone Interior Design and made up of

High Rise Design Goes Low

With Trinity Bellwoods Town+Homes, Urban Capital along with partners Shram Homes introduced a new typology to downtown Toronto’s residential real estate market. This 45-unit housing development, designed by Richard Wengle Architects and Cecconi Simone Interior Design and made up of

The little red cool house

Challenged to create living quarters for a ballet dancer– atop her father’s late-’60s house in Mexico City– architect Michel Rojkind designed a space-age structure whose curving forms represent two bodies in motion. The Mexico City neighbourhood of Tecamachalco sits on one

The little red cool house

Challenged to create living quarters for a ballet dancer– atop her father’s late-’60s house in Mexico City– architect Michel Rojkind designed a space-age structure whose curving forms represent two bodies in motion. The Mexico City neighbourhood of Tecamachalco sits on one

Saving the Metropolitan Bible Church (and was it really worth it?)

Built in 1933, smack in the middle of the Great Depression, Ottawa’s Metropolitan Bible Church looks the part of a pious movie palace. It’s no coincidence. The financiers demanded that the church be built as a venue for moving picture

Saving the Metropolitan Bible Church (and was it really worth it?)

Built in 1933, smack in the middle of the Great Depression, Ottawa’s Metropolitan Bible Church looks the part of a pious movie palace. It’s no coincidence. The financiers demanded that the church be built as a venue for moving picture

Birth of a (Garden) City, Urban Capital Annual, 2012

In 2011 Urban Capital was asked to lead the master planning of a 16 acre site at the western edge of Downtown Mississauga. The resulting community– “Garden City Mississauga” – could end up being a modern take on the original Garden City

Birth of a (Garden) City, Urban Capital Annual, 2012

In 2011 Urban Capital was asked to lead the master planning of a 16 acre site at the western edge of Downtown Mississauga. The resulting community– “Garden City Mississauga” – could end up being a modern take on the original Garden City

Lise Anne Couture

On Montreal’s design divide. Lise Anne Couture is one of two principals at New York-based Asymptote Architecture. She and Hani Rashid co-founded the firm in 1998, deriving the name from a mathematical principle: a constant value that certain equations approach

Lise Anne Couture

On Montreal’s design divide. Lise Anne Couture is one of two principals at New York-based Asymptote Architecture. She and Hani Rashid co-founded the firm in 1998, deriving the name from a mathematical principle: a constant value that certain equations approach