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Vivre Building by ACDF Architecture

ACDF Architecture unveiled Vivre, a 225-unit residential building integrated into an industrial backdrop. In order to breathe new life into a former railyard and industrial sector in Montreal’s Outremont neighborhood, ACDF was…

The Pacific

ACDF Architecture unveiled a new residential tower in Vancouver at the corner of Hornby and Pacific streets. Developed in collaboration with IBI Group, the Pacific features 224 condominiums across 39 floors. The architecture firm…

Neuchâtel Cuadrante Polanco

The future of the Nuevo Polanco area in Mexico City is Neuchâtel Cuadrante Polanco, a real estate complex owned by Ivanhoé Cambridge and developed by MIRA. The complex is centered on mobility, art, urbanism, design, efficiency, and…

La Papillon Residence

The transformation of "La Papillon Residence" by Luc Plante architecture + design makes it easy to forget its modest origins. The strong lines of the now grandiose butterfly roof create a sense of volume, giving the residence a decisively…

Notre-Dame

Le Borgne Rizk Architecture introduces Notre-Dame, two semi-attached residential triplexes located in Montreal’s south-west district. The project is a modern interpretation of a traditional Montreal triplex, historically featuring external…

Chalet in Oka

Montreal-based studio Paul Bernier Architecte designed a home that overlooks a picturesque lake northwest of the city. The owners of the chalet are sailing lovers and outdoor enthusiasts who acquired this land on Lac des Deux-Montagnes in…

A Place of Sanctuary: Pearl House

Pearl House is the new home of a South Korean family with two young children. Upon their arrival in Québec in 2008, Min and Yuong moved into a small condo on the top floor of a large residential building in Montréal. In the 10 years they…

Humaniti

Located at the crossroads of the International district, the Quartier des spectacles, and Old Montreal, Humaniti is Montreal’s tallest mixed-use community. It includes a luxury hotel, rental units, restaurants, boutiques, and public…

Maisons Outremont

The Maisons Outremont project, designed by ACDF Architecture, is located on the site of the former convent of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, a green parcel at the base of Mount Royal in the Montreal borough of…

NMBHD, 1 Plex 3 Noses

Aiming to develop a real estate heritage for a young family from the Montreal's Rosemont district, the NMBHD project offers spatial investigations reshaping the typology of the Montreal triplex. The playful approach proposed by Jean…

René Menkès (1932-2019)

Renowned Canadian architect, René Menkès, passed away on October 7th in Montréal, at the age of 87. A striking figure in modern, national, international and contemporary architecture, René Menkès was a respected and admired man. We owe him…

Le Jardinier

Recently completed, Le Jardinier (“The Gardener”) has already made a name for itself by being awarded the 2018 INOVA Award by the Urban development institute of Quebec (IDU) in the Multi-residential projects of $ 50 million…

LEAF Awards 2015

On behalf of LEAF International, the official LEAF Judging panel are delighted to announce the 2015 winners. All winning projects demonstrate buildings that are setting the benchmark for the international architectural and design community.…