Category Archives: Heritage building

A Habitat 67 Apartment Gets a Fresh Makeover

In its first interior project, Studio Practice – a Montreal-Toronto start-up –celebrates the raw power of Moshe Safdie’s iconic Habitat 67. For hard-core minimalists, a renovation can entail more demolition than construction. And for the most officious heritage hawks, changing the interior of an iconic building – in

A Habitat 67 Apartment Gets a Fresh Makeover

In its first interior project, Studio Practice – a Montreal-Toronto start-up –celebrates the raw power of Moshe Safdie’s iconic Habitat 67. For hard-core minimalists, a renovation can entail more demolition than construction. And for the most officious heritage hawks, changing the interior of an iconic building – in

A Raw Cedar Bath Tub for Relaxing In

A suite at Amsterdam’s Volkshotel puts the bathroom front and centre with a Japanese tub made of raw cedar. Hanna Maring’s Bathing Bikou suite at Amsterdam’s Volkshotel is one of nine rooms in the trendy hotel that have been created by different designers, architects –

A Raw Cedar Bath Tub for Relaxing In

A suite at Amsterdam’s Volkshotel puts the bathroom front and centre with a Japanese tub made of raw cedar. Hanna Maring’s Bathing Bikou suite at Amsterdam’s Volkshotel is one of nine rooms in the trendy hotel that have been created by different designers, architects –

LittleBits Electronics Gets a New York Pop-Up

Designed by Montreal studios SSSVLL and Daily tours les jours, the LittleBits pop-up shop in New York lets imaginations run wild. “Inventions to stay and inventions to go” is the concept for LittleBits Store, the first retail venture for the wildly popular

LittleBits Electronics Gets a New York Pop-Up

Designed by Montreal studios SSSVLL and Daily tours les jours, the LittleBits pop-up shop in New York lets imaginations run wild. “Inventions to stay and inventions to go” is the concept for LittleBits Store, the first retail venture for the wildly popular

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