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Mark Redmayne | Marketing Manager | Figure 1 Publishing
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LEFT : Leslie Jen (photo courtesy) | RIGHT : Cover of "Canadian Architecture: Evolving a Cultural Identity"

« Canadian Architecture: Evolving a Cultural Identity » by Leslie Jen | 8 significant Québec projects selected

Press release :

« Canadian Architecture: Evolving a Cultural Identity surveys the country’s most accomplished architectural firms, whose work enhances cities and landscapes across Canada’s geographically varied expanse. Author Leslie Jen explores a number of significant projects in urban and rural environments—private residences, cultural and institutional facilities, and democratic public spaces—that profoundly influence our interactions with each other and the communities in which we live. Accompanied by stunning photography, Canadian Architecture is a testament to a thriving, diverse and innovative design culture that continues to play an integral role in shaping our national identity.

Leslie Jen is an architecture and design journalist based in Toronto, where her consultancy practice includes writing, editing and curating for several design magazines, award-winning architectural firms and arts organizations. For nearly 12 years, she was the associate editor of Canadian Architect magazine, during which time she contributed significantly to the discourse of architecture and urbanism in Canada. Leslie holds degrees in English literature and law from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of British Columbia. She was named a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (FRAIC) in 2016. »

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Selected projects from Québec : 

  • Centre d’Art Diane-Dufresne (ACDF Architecture)
  • Hôtel Monville (ACDF Architecture)
  • Bibliothèque Raymond-Lévesque (Atelier TAG and Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes in consortium)
  • Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace (Atelier TAG and Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes in consortium)
  • Irène (Kanva)
  • Elää (Kanva)
  • Bibliothèque du Boisé (Cardinal Hardy*, Les architectes Labonté Marcil, Eric Pelletier architectes*
    in consortium (*now Lemay)
  • Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal – Phase 1 (CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s)

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