Category Archives: Landscape design

Jean Verville’s Golden Dance Floor in Montreal

How architect Jean Verville turned Montreal’s Museum Avenue into a shimmering outdoor installation made for dancing. At first glance, the dense pitter-patter of golden footprints stencilled on the asphalt of a side street in downtown Montreal is irresistible eye candy for

Jean Verville’s Golden Dance Floor in Montreal

How architect Jean Verville turned Montreal’s Museum Avenue into a shimmering outdoor installation made for dancing. At first glance, the dense pitter-patter of golden footprints stencilled on the asphalt of a side street in downtown Montreal is irresistible eye candy for

Landscape Design without Grass

N8: Claude Cormier. Claude Cormier is Canada’s landscape starchitect. A playful contrarian, he has brought Warholesque change to his field, a seismic shift. He has a penchant for props, rather than potted plants, in his whimsical, entertaining designs, like blue sticks, pink balls or an 11-meter

Landscape Design without Grass

N8: Claude Cormier. Claude Cormier is Canada’s landscape starchitect. A playful contrarian, he has brought Warholesque change to his field, a seismic shift. He has a penchant for props, rather than potted plants, in his whimsical, entertaining designs, like blue sticks, pink balls or an 11-meter

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