Place: Canada

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Hill House, Kingsburg-Nova Scotia, Canada, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Hill House

As its name implies, the Hill House is as much landscape as building. Extruded from its bald drumlin hilltop site, the house is a landform, with its pair of monopitch roofs complementing the curvature of the hill in section. In plan, its midline is on a north/south axis, while the […]

Vancouver House, Vancouver, Canada, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, DIALOG

Vancouver House

Vancouver House is located at the main entrance to Vancouver right where Granville bridge triforks when it reaches downtown. The resulting triangular slices of land had remained undeveloped until now. When engaged by Westbank to design a residential high-rise for the highly complex site, BIG started by mapping the constraints: […]

Howard House, Halifax, Canada, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Howard House

The Howard House was conceived as a landscape installation for an art historian and his family of four. It is a 12’x110’ wall that distinguishes the cultural landscape of the fishing cove to the east, from the natural landscape of the wild ocean to the west. An absolute, horizontal datum […]

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montréal, Canada, Diamond Schmitt Architects

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal

La Maison Symphonique is situated on the north-east corner of Montreal’s Place des Arts. It terminates De Maisonneuve Blvd, facing a new park and sitting before one of the Quartier des Spectacle’s outdoor festival venues. Inside, sophisticated variable acoustics and theatre systems enable sound to be tailored to accommodate a […]

New Halifax Central Library, Halifax, Canada, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

New Halifax Central Library

The new Halifax Central Library has an open, welcoming design which reflects the city’s diverse population and heritage. The building is a catalyst for the regeneration of the downtown area and the product of an extensive co-creation process involving monthly public consultations and workshops with various focus groups. The exterior […]

Winnipeg Library Addition, Winnipeg, Canada, Patkau Architects, LM Architectural Group

Winnipeg Library Addition

Winnipeg Centennial Library was originally constructed in 1976 as a three-story building occupying a city block and an adjacent public park. The existing library, constructed of reinforced concrete exposed to the interior and pre-cast panel exterior, felt very disconnected from its surroundings including […]

West Vancouver Aquatic Centre, Vancouver, Canada, HCMA Architecture + Design

West Vancouver Aquatic Centre

Featuring a 37-metre lap pool, a large leisure pool, an accessible hot pool, sauna and steam room, the Centre is carefully designed to promote wellness, accessibility, and fun for the community. The leisure pool provides wheelchair-accessible ramp access and includes a tot area, lazy river, rehabilitation therapy space, water features […]

West Vancouver Community Centre, Vancouver, Canada, HCMA Architecture + Design

West Vancouver Community Centre

Community centre design is represented through this project in an innovative and bold approach. The facility covers an area of 8,000 m² and integrates recreation, arts and social services with a full-service community health centre. A group of formerly disconnected community facilities is unified […]