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Slate House by Affleck de la Riva Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 Nov 2014 12:06 pm | Homes

The Slate House located in the Laval suburb of Montreal, Canada was designed by the practice of Affleck de la Riva Architects as an installation connecting with the surroundings and revealing the nearby landscape through two orthogonal volumes that frame the courtyard. The street level acts as the first stage leading to an interior courtyard, then to the forest and stream so that the house acts as a shelter in the middle of nature, changing grades naturally through the volumes…

City Hall in Quebec by Affleck de la Riva Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Sep 2014 9:18 pm | Other

The City Hall of Quebec, Canada moved into a historic convent built in 1881 after refurbishing it and adding a contemporary extension with the aid of the practice of Affleck de la Riva Architects. The project serves as the city hall and municipal offices with an aesthetic that wishes to create a dialogue between the heritage structure and its contemporary addition. The extension hosts an entry lobby, an elevator and a glazed staircase. The structure has a secondary entrance from…




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