Tag Archive: Montreal

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Le Quartier Général

Posted on August 13th, 2013

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Immediately when we arrived in Montreal at Central Station, we knew it was a very different place than most of Canada—and I don’t just mean the French signs that we couldn’t understand. In the caverns of the grand station there actually lies an amazing food court with an excellent patisserie, incredible deli sandwiches, … (More →)

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Archeology of the Digital

Posted on May 30th, 2013

Shoei Yoh Hamura, Odawara Municipal Sports Complex, 1991, digital rendering. © Shoei Yoh Hamura

When I lived in Montreal, one of my favourite exhibition venues was the Canadian Centre for Architecture. Founded in in 1979, the CCA hosts temporary exhibitions that examine the social and cultural contributions of design and the built environment as well … (More →)

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Le Petit Hotel

Posted on July 3rd, 2012

Once the pinnacle of the hotel experience, boutique and design hotels have become as hackneyed and generic as your average Holiday Inn. With countless properties branding themselves as design orientated with little more than a few clumsily placed Philippe Starck knockoffs in the lobby, we’ve become extremely weary of the term. Which is why Le … (More →)