Design urbain


Plateau Mont-Royal, Montréal.
A evolving temporary public space that will mutate during the construction work surroundings. The first phase is the 1KM long red boardwalk.

go Big : St-Michel soccer center

Montréal, Québec
Scaled appropriately in relation to the quarry's park, this giant structure is designed to cover two soccer fields and faces the Cirque du Soleil's vast Arts complex.

Joliette arts museum

Joliette, Québec
This design proposal enabled the Joliette arts museum to obtain a $10 million grant for its refurbishment and expansion. We are currently working on completing the construction programme.

Infoscapes linking Montréal museums

Montréal, Québec
The goal of this project was to link together 32 Montréal museums using a common visual identity. The design revolves around a series of paths that help discover museums located in various parts of the city. The project was realized in collaboration with Intégral Ruedi Baur.

ECHO : Tower and OSM Concert hall

Montréal, Québec
An attempt to create a dialogue between the OSM concert hall (Montreal Symphonic Orchestra) and a government tower. At one end of the site the concert hall is suspended within a glass enclosure that resonates in tandem with the variations in sound. At the other, the government tower's structural core is transformed into a light wall that symbolizes the activity of government workers. Culture echoes social activities. Between the buildings exists a courtyard for hosting Montreal festivals. This project received an award in an international competition. The site is now called Place des festivals.

Chopin museum in Warsaw

Warsaw, Poland
A glass enclosure along one of Warsaw's typical street fronts that mirrors the garden at Ostrogski Palace.

First Nations museum

A ribbon set in the landscape symobolizes the museum's two main spaces. This project received an award in a national competition.

U2 tower, Dublin

Dublin, Ireland
Projet finaliste pour la réalisation d'une tour hébergeant des organismes de bienfaisance et le studio du groupe U2 en cîme. La tour est posée sur un parvis
définissant un amphithéâtre informel au niveau de la rue ainsi que deux niveaux d'interface sur ''rue'': le pub auquel se superpose la galerie.

Mao portal

A portal that highlights some writings by the former influential leader is designed as a landmark in the landscape that evolves to reflect the accelerated growth of China's cities, and becomes a significant place within dense surroundings. This design was realized in collaboration with Ming Cheng Fu, and was the only design by a foreigner to receive an award.

a million voices for democracy

Montréal, Québec
A million blinking lights representing just as many points of views. This design was meant as a public place for democracy meant to preserve free speech and connect social media to urban life. 2nd prize in a national competition. Project done in collaboration with visual artist Christian Barré.

Theater as gateway to Cirque district

Montréal, Québec
The site's interpretation centre and theater are linked with the use of a large sail. During the day the installation becomes a large wall, translucent and white, in sharp contrast with the elevated highway. Selected for the final round, this project was realized while working at Dupuis Letourneux / MSD Architects. The initial concept was designed and realized with André Préfontaine.

Silk Road park in Xian

Xian, China
A project that took us 2 years and 14 trips across the world with the goal of creating a meaningful park dedicated to the history of Silk Road cultures.

911 Memorial

New York City, USA
Two large expanses of water outline the footprint of the former towers, in a park where three thousand light poles pay tribute to those who lost their lives. The water reflects the sky while the light poles emit a changing light throughout the year.

Concert hall for Franz Liszt

Raiding, Austria
To maintain the existing scale of this area of the city – including a plaza, a park, a street and a museum – dedicated to Franz Liszt, this design places the 600-seat concert hall under a garden. A plane mirroring the roof of the hall hovers above a clearing in the landscape. This project was retained as being the most innovative in an open European competition.

Light Tower, South Korea

Busan, South Korea
Only project out of 194 proposals to integrate the historic tower within the programme. The height was doubled with the use of a glass structure that integrates lighting which mirrors the revolving human activity of the city. This project received an award in a UIA international competition.

2 buildings for LAMA district

Sligo, Ireland
With the integration of two separate programmes, a place between the city library and history museum is created. The Gaelic and English languages are given equal footing within a typographical landscape that unites the two buildings. 2nd prize, two-phase open European competition.

Giant bamboo veil in Anji

Anji, China
An 800 meter bamboo screen defines the edges of a park where the city's emblematic tree is grown, at the centre of China. A museum and a multimedia centre located at either side enable the integration of both a riverfront and cityscape at the edges of a large plaza.