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Education 2009 to 2012

Maîtrise en Architecture

U n i v e r s i t é M c G i l l 2009 to 2012

B a c c a l a u r é a t e n s c i e n c e s d e l ’a r c h i t e c t u r e

Université de Montréal

2004 to 2006

D i p l ô m e d ’é t u d e s c o l l é g i a l e s e n c o m m u n i c a t i o n s v i s u e l l e s

Collège Mérici, Québec

Scholarships & Prizes

// Hubert Lemieux

2 0 1 3

First Price - Canadian Center of Architecture Competition

2 0 1 2

P r o v i n c i a l c o n t e s t - F i n a l i s t f o r Fo r c e s Av e n i r / P r i c e f o r A r t s & C u l t u r e P r o j e c t

2 0 1 2

Bernard Jodoin Royal Canadian Institute of Architecture Scholarship, Université de Montréal

2 0 1 2

F i n a n c i è r e d e s P r o fe s s i o n n e l s S c h o l a r s h i p , U n i v e r s i t é d e M o n t r é a l

2 0 1 1

Steel Structure Scholarship, Second price Université de Montréal

P r o fe s s i o n a l e x p e r i e n c e 2 0 1 2

Intern for Labonté Marcil Architects

2 0 1 2

Research Assistant - Infrastructures In the Quebec Great North, with Paula Meijerink

2 0 1 1

E x h i b i t i o n “ l ’A r c h i t e c t u r e d u S p e c t a c l e a u Q u é b e c ” f o r P r o fe s s o r J a c q u e s P l a n t e

2011 & 2012

Te a c h i n g A s s i s t a n t f o r “ C o n s t r u c t i o n I I ” , P r o fe s s o r S t e p h a n C h e v a l i e r

Correction of exams and papers

2010 & 2011

Te a c h i n g A s s i t a n t f o r “A r c h i t e c t u r a l D r a w i n g ” , P r o fe s s o r S t e p h a n Ko w a l

Correction of exams and help sessions for the students

Habilities L a n g u a g e s Computer

E n g l i s h & Fr e n c h

A u t o C a d 2 D e t 3 D, R h i n o , A d o b e S u i t e , S ke t c h u p , M a x w e l l R e n d e r, Vr a y, O f f i c e

content Mirador


Tracing Light


Housing Building


Materialized Transitions


Marc Favreau Library





The Event-Box

Steel Cloud


Fabricated Landscape


09 10

01 Mirador

Through a set of folds and cuts, this project

(folding, straight cuts and collage) to

consisted of designing and developing

bristol board plates of 120 mm by 160

folds, cuts, movements

a n a r c h i t e c t u r a l fe a t u r e t h a t w o u l d

mm, and thereafter to plates of 240 mm

communicate the dynamic experience of

by 320 mm making sure not to remove any

Architecture workshop 1 | UniversitĂŠ de MontrĂŠal

space. The device was constructed to be

piece of the plate. This project allowed the

U1 - 2 weeks project

consistent, and create rich and diverse

application of an iterative process until the

Instructor : Christian DeConinck

areas. The devices was produced by

attainment of a final device.

applying only three allowed operations






plan elevation

section I


section II


02 Housing Building

Prefabricated interlocking volumes form a rectangular

by prefabricated and multifunctional urban furniture.

prism. Landscaped areas serving a community-

Circulation spaces of the building, allowing exchanges

prefabricated volumes

oriented public function to promote community

and meetings between the residents, are visible from

spirit surround this prism building, while taking into

the outside in order to expose the human presence

Architecture workshop 3 | UniversitĂŠ de MontrĂŠal

account the existing environment, such as the lane

and life that takes place inside the building.

U2 - 3 weeks project - group project with StĂŠphanie Langlois

and passing cars. The green spaces are punctuated

Instructor : Sergio Morales

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ground floor

second floor

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south facade

west facade

north facade

south interior elevation

03 Marc-Favreau Library

The library of the 21st century has become

infrastructure forcefully establishes itself

a social forthcoming and serves as a place

in the landscape of the neighborhood,


to meet, work, study and relax. The Marc-

it appears that this structure could be

Fa v r e a u l i b r a r y p r o j e c t , l o c a t e d a d j a c e n t

integrated into its environment. This may

Architecture workshop 4 | UniversitĂŠ de MontrĂŠal

to Rosemont subway station, has therefore

serve to facilitate relations between locals

U2 - 8 weeks project - group project with StĂŠphanie Langlois

developed to fit the current and future

as a gathering point, but also becoming

Instructor : Thierry Beaudoin

n e e d s o f t h e c o m m u n i t y. T h e l i b r a r y s h o u l d

a landmark for those who are from the

be utilized and appropriated by locals as

c i t y. H a v i n g b e e n d e v e l o p e d w i t h t h e

well as being accessible for those who

use of folding, the library rises from the

l i v e t h r o u g h o u t t h e c i t y. T h e i n d u s t r i a l

g r o u n d l i ke a v i a d u c t a n d g r o w s s k y w a r d .

appearance of the neighborhood as well

Accessible from inside Rosemont station,

a s t h e p r e s e n c e o f a r a i l r o a d , a b i ke p a t h ,

the first level is entirely public and is

and especially a viaduct influences at the

d e f i n e d m o r e a s a p l a c e f o r t h e c o m m u n i t y,

outset the conceptual bases of the project.

opening onto the park.

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1:100 model

04 The Skyscraper

Using Mathcad, we started from a seed

u s i n g a l a s e r c u t t e r. A fe w p r e l i m i n a r y

s h a p e . Fr o m t h a t s e e d , w e c o u l d m o d i f y

models were produced and evaluated to

parametrical design

and control specific parameters to yield a

select the final working model. All models

shape that corresponded to our concept.

were constructed with notches to facilitate

Tr y p t i c S t u d i o | U n i v e r s i t ĂŠ d e M o n t r ĂŠ a l

T h e r e a f t e r, w e w o u l d c o m p o s e o u r v i s i o n f o r

assembly and solidify the structure.

U 3 - 3 w e e k s p r o j e c t - g r o u p p r o j e c t w i t h J a s o n Tr e h e r n e

the project and produce a series of models

Instructor : George Legendre

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05 Steel Cloud

The premise of the project was to find

n e g a t i v e e f fe c t s o n t h e e n v i r o n m e n t . M a n y

out new alternatives for the development

structures and objects were studied during

new territories

of new territories in «Ijburg Bai» near

the conception of the project such as

Amsterdam. The chosen design is an

concentric rings, pixels and fluid space, but

Fo r m & C o n t e x t w o r k s h o p | U n i v e r s i t é d e M o n t r é a l

entirely architectural structure that would

the platform was the architectural element

U 3 - 5 w e e k s p r o j e c t - g r o u p p r o j e c t w i t h J a s o n Tr e h e r n e & A n n e S a i n t - L a u r e n t

avoid the long process of creating a new


Instructor : Sinisha Brdar

island using sand, as well as the costs and

X 183 traditional island


X 59

X 28

X 86

X 106 elevated platform

X 35

space inside the platform

X 73 X 61 X 70

space under the platform

space on top of the platform

= 702 housing units 210 housing units / hectare

west elevation west elevation

west elevation


20 m 100 m

1:1000 model

06 Tracing Light

The assigned windows in the U2 studio

the initial inspiration for our sun shade

have a south-eastern exposure, exposing

device. Our initial concept called for

sun shade device

the interior studio space to intense direct

an ultra-light space frame to provide a

sunlight in the afternoon, conflicting with

formwork in which transparent paper could

Advanced Construction | McGill University

the highest activity levels. While the

be suspended in order to diffuse and not

M 1 - 7 w e e k s p r o j e c t - g r o u p p r o j e c t w i t h ChloĂŠ Blain, Kelly Anne Caulfield,

adjacent trees aid in blocking the sun in the

block the direct sunlight. The formwork

late spring to early fall, the low angle winter

would not impede the view to the outside

sun passes unimpeded into the studios. In

and allow for students to alter the light

an effort to relieve the problematic glare,

diffusing elements depending on when and

students have attempted their own sun

where they are needed. In order to optimize

shade interventions using a variety of paper

its solar shading potential, our team opted

and other materials to block the sunlight on

to adapt the underlying principles of this

their individual workspaces.

initial concept to a modular system which

Yousef Farasat, Stephanie Huss, Evelyn Velghe

Instructor : Maria Mingallon

could be parametrically modified for These student interventions served as

m a x i m u m e f f i c i e n c y a n d e f fe c t i v e n e s s .

sun studies

07 Materialized Transitions

â&#x20AC;&#x153; M a t e r i a l i z e d Tr a n s i t i o n s â&#x20AC;? i s a f r a m e w o r k

on the performative aspects of a given

which investigates the capacity for a single

material, light and volume are manipulated

building with tubes

material assembly to create an unlimited

to create a series of extreme and moderate

range of multi experiential spaces. By


Architectural Design I | McGill University

establishing a series of principles based

M 1 - 3 w e e k s p r o j e c t - g r o u p p r o j e c t w i t h K i m B o y c h u k , S t e p h a n i e H u s s , Ev e L a c h a p e l l e

Ev e l y n Ve l g h e , C a m i l l a S i e g g a r d , J a s o n Tr e h e r n e

I n s t r u c t o r : M a n o n A s s e l i n , K a t s u Ya m a z a k i & S i n i s h a B r d a r

08 Antidote

Te c h n o l o g y i s T h r e a t e n i n g . I t i n v a d e s

e s c a p i n g t h e c i t y. B y e s c a p i n g t h e w o r l d ,

MontrĂŠal. Henceforth, the multiplication and

t h e h u m a n s , i n d i v i d u a l l y a n d c o l l e c t i v e l y,

flee Montreal

t h e i n t e n s i f i c a t i o n o f t h e d i f fe r e n t n e t w o r k s

contribute to the creation and generation

through the urban fabric is considered

of intuitive parasitic creature urban. By

Canadian Center for Architecture | Competition winner

as a growing danger for the citizen. He

taking over the residual spaces of the

3 d a y s C h a r r e t t e - g r o u p p r o j e c t w i t h Kim Landry & Alexandre Lapierre

finds himself trapped against the control

c i t y, t h e s y s t e m i s m o r e c o m p l e x a n d

imposed by the robotic and technologic era,

i n t e r a c t i v e l y s u s t a i n e d . I t a c t s l i ke a c u r e

seeking an ideal through chaos. It becomes

since the spaces created allow relaxing

i m p o s s i b l e t o l i v e i n t h e c i t y. D e s t r u c t i v e

and immersing themselves in the social

a n d u n h e a l t h y, t e c h n o l o g y i s a r e e l d a n g e r.

world that once existed. It also allows

We n e e d t o e s c a p e . T h e o n l y s o l u t i o n s e e m s

contemplating the city transmutation, at a

to be this parasitic transitional creature

distance, with the relief of having escaped.

t h a t ke e p s g r o w i n g , b y a p h e n o m e n o n o t h e r

The proposed solution presents itself as an

than computational system. It questions

intuitive and spontaneous reaction of the

its environment, refutes the city and allows

individual to the environment.

09 The Event-Box

T h e U n d e r g r o u n d Ev e n t B o x o f fe r s a v i b r a n t

interacting informal spaces push the

space to the neighborhood by revealing an

limits of private and public places with

h i d d e n ‘e v e n t ’ r e s e r v o i r

immense undiscovered cultural playground

vertical views above and below ground.

b e l o w. I n a n e f f o r t t o c r e a t e a n u n d e f i n e d

The project assures both physical and

Architectural Design I | McGill University

relationship between the exterior and the

v i s u a l l i n k s b e t w e e n t h e d i f fe r e n t p r o g r a m s

M 1 - 5 w e e k s p r o j e c t - g r o u p p r o j e c t w i t h J a s o n Tr e h e r n e

interior space, this event box provides a

by presenting an open plan an dit is

I n s t r u c t o r : M a n o n A s s e l i n , K a t s u Ya m a z a k i & S i n i s h a B r d a r

platform allowing a variety of possible

accessible on all four sides both above

cultural activities.

and underground. Direct entrances to the basement level are possible with the

The built projections above street level

connection to the metro line and slopes

act as signals – creating a direct contact

d i v i n g i n t o t h e b u i l d i n g . Fu r t h e r, t h e s e

with the neighborhood – as opposed

sloped provide views toward Place-des-

t o t h e h i d d e n ‘e v e n t r e s e r v o i r ’ p u s h e d

Fe s t i v a l s a n d h e l p o p e n t h e b u i l d i n g t o

underground containing most cultural and

the public, creating an accessible rooftop.

artistic spaces within it. In a neighborhood

The slopes are a reaction to the context

with over six concert halls, this project puts

w i t h i t ’s m a n y c u l t u r a l p o i n t s o f i n t e r e s t

forward an unprogrammed performative

providing a recreational landscape.

s p a c e f o r t h e g r e a t e r c o m m u n i t y. T h e

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10 Fabricated Landscape

The extreme variations of temperature

Fa b r i c a t e d L a n d s c a p e i s a f r a m e w o r k w h i c h

caused by the changes in wind direction

addresses the presented meteorological

parametrical design

significantly impact the performance of

issues by proposing a device that blocks

outdoor experiments held by the scientists

the wind, but also directs, deviates and

A r c h i t e c t u r a l D e s i g n I I I M 1 - 5 w e e k s p r o j e c t - g r o u p p r o j e c t w i t h Ev e l y n Ve l g h e

in the north. By investigating various

accumulates the snow where desired.

Instructor : Aaron Sprecher & Ă&#x2030;lizabeth Bouchard

formal ways to adapt to the weather in

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members of equal length are stackable

meteorological constraints. As the premise

and connectable. Made of prefabricated

of the project, the intervention would be

steel members and ball connectors, the

built and implemented on the landscape

spaceframe structure encloses modular

in a series of phases, which would allow

volumes, which contain either laboratory

the project to grow organically on site

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