Jean Verville incorporates “golden ribbon” into Montreal apartment for music composer

August 29, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

Canadian architect Jean Verville has combined minimalism with theatrics in this dwelling for a musician, which features brass walls, raw concrete beams and an all-white bathroom sheathed in marble. Called IN 3, the project entailed the conversion of a 160-square-metre apartment into a residence for a music composer. Verville, who runs an eponymous Montreal-based studio,

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Jean Verville tricks the eye with black and white Montreal apartment

August 17, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

The whimsical monochrome interior of this Montreal residence, overhauled by Canadian architect Jean Verville, creates optical illusions for its residents to enjoy as they move through the space. Called IN 2, the 100-square-metre project entailed transforming the interiors of a 1950s urban cottage in the city’s Villeray neighbourhood. It was commissioned by a couple who

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LAMAS builds contemporary Canadian farmhouse with reclaimed timber walls

July 29, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

The old agricultural buildings of Quebec informed this modern farmhouse near Montreal, which features walls of reclaimed wood, steeply pitched roofs and a secluded inner courtyard. Called Townships Farmhouse, the property was designed by Toronto firm LAMAS for a working farm in the town of North Hatley, about an hour-and-a-half’s drive east of Montreal and close to the

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The Interior Of This New Restaurant Uses Asian Pop Culture References

May 23, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Sarah Babineau   Rainville-Sangaré has collaborated with Studio Beau to design the recently launched Maneki Comptoir Asiat’, a new Asian restaurant in Montreal, Canada. The designers aimed to create a space that was fun and inviting, while playing with elements of Asian pop culture.   A custom made, blue zig-zag light fixture hangs in […]

Architecture Microclimat builds minimal terrace house in traditional Montreal neighbourhood

May 13, 2017 John Trujillo 0

This Montreal residence by local architecture firm Architecture Microclimat has a front designed to fit in with the area’s style, while a more sculptural rear facade features an overhanging upper storey. Architecture Microclimat built the First Avenue Residence for a young family, who had purchased the abandoned property in Rosemont – an old Montreal neighbourhood

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Three-storey skylight illuminates Montreal row house by Naturehumaine

May 12, 2017 James Brillon 0

The renovation of this Montreal townhouse by local firm Naturehumaine centres around a triple-height atrium that brings daylight into living spaces on all floors. Somerville Residence was completed for a couple with two young children. The three-bedroom home is part of a series of row houses, so the architect’s intervention focused only on the interiors. The

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