Best of Quebec Architecture 2009
We in the US hear plenty about the AIA's awards of festivals, but not so much about our neighbors up north. As we've seen in Dwell over the last few years, our Canadian compatriots have a lot going on in the realm of modern architecture. The professional association L'Ordre des Architectes du Quebec recently presented their 2009 Awards for Excellence in Architecture, which included a prize specifically dedicated to projects that did not exceed $150,000. This year's prize for an outstanding and affordable residence went to architect Paul Bernier, who lives in the home he designed, along with his wife Joëlle Thibault and their family.
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- Indian summer is all well and good, though in San Francisco the real treat of September is the SF AIA's Architecture and the City festival.
- Toronto: largest city in Canada, capital of Ontario, and seat of multiculturalism in our neighbor to the north.
- We screened it at Dwell on Design this year and I was part of another screening last month here for the San Francisco AIA's Architecture and the City festival, but now you can watch A Necessary…
- Dispassionate about his city's de rigueur "City of Design" designation, architect Gilles Saucier shows us there's more to Montreal than Expo 67.
- Architect MJ Neal, much like his hometown of Austin, Texas, possesses a balanced combination of country cordiality and urban edge.
- We've been rounding up our favorite homes region by region (check out our picks for New England) and today we turn our attention to our neighbors in the great white north.
- This week, the American Institute of Architects' Committe on the Environment (COTE) announced its Top Ten Green Projects.
- It was short week for many of us, but was it ever a busy one. In case you missed some of this week's most popular reads, here's a roundup at a glance!