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" Designing a contemporary abbey: silence of words! "
by , published
Coalition between koinos bios (life in the community) and monos bios (an inner life) is the life of a monk in the heart of an abbey. The competition of the Cistercian Abbey of Val-Notre Dame exposes the issues of the Cistercian idyllic model; a tension between the historical nostalgia of an enclosed form and the contemporary manifesto of a form opening up to nature. [...] more
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Concours d'idées pour la reconstruction et la réutilisation de l'église Saint-Paul d'Aylmer
Quebec, Gatineau, 2009
Organized in 2009 by a Catholic parish in the Gatineau neighborhood of Aylmer, this recent one-stage competition aimed to develop ideas for the reconstruction and re-use of a late-nineteenth church that had been gutted by fire. While it attracted only nine proposals by Canadian architects and little media exposure outside the Ottawa-Gatineau area, it is noteworthy both for the quality of the winning entries and for that of the jury, three members of which are nationally renowned heritage experts. More importantly, the competition results offer an unusual perspective on architects' current attitude towards ruined cultural heritage. Should one leave it as it is? Should one restore it to its original state? Or should one take advantage of a catastrophic event in order to rethink the monument otherwise? [...] more
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Canadian landscape: A deferred invention
Point Pleasant Park International Design Competition
by Jean-Pierre Chupin, published 2006-09-01
What life after death? A competition to rebuild the church of Saint-Paul in Aylmer
Concours d'idées pour la reconstruction et la réutilisation de l'église Saint-Paul d'Aylmer
by Nicholas Roquet, published 2014-08-20
Saint-Laurent Library - When LEED Becomes the Competition Prize
Concours d'architecture pour la nouvelle bibliothèque de Saint-Laurent
by Carmela Cucuzzella, published 2012-10-13
Selected announcements
Place des Montréalaises
Stage 1: September 26, 2017 Stage 2: February 6, 2018
The Ville de Montréal is launching an international multidisciplinary landscape architecture competition for the spatial planning of Place des Montréalaises. The Ville wishes to source the most innovative and creative ideas for the permanent construction of this new public space adjacent to Champ-de-Mars métro station, including a pedestrian overpass leading to Champ-de-Mars.
Submission deadline: September 12, 2017
The Forks North Portage Partnership (FNPP) invites designers to submit visionary proposals to transform Israel Asper Way from a four-lane roadway into a unique public space, commensurate with the new Railside development plan. Railside is planned to become a vibrant mixed-use residential development located at The Forks in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
International Architecture Competition of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation
31th May 2017 : Start of the competition 19th November 2017 : Entry deadline
The first action of the Foundation is to encourage a different view for tomorrow's world, while taking into account requirements linked to the worlds of Sea and Space. The Foundation aspires to promote the development of highly innovative and promising projects by providing awards of € 7 500 for the Grand Prix and € 2 500 for the Focus, creating synergies between initiatives and skills.
Reinventing our rivers: Call for ideas
30th June 2017 : Registration deadline 25th August 2017 : Competition submission deadline
The City of Québec is launching an international ideas competition.There are four rivers--the Cap Rouge, Saint-Charles, Beauport, and Montmorency--within City limits. Each has its own specific characteristics,but all are major tributaries of the St. Lawrence River. In this sense, each has played a key role in the city's ongoing development. Now the goal is to breathe new life into these rivers by giving them a major boost.
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