The LEAP team now includes 12 researchers from the 4 universities of Montreal

The inter-university and interdisciplinary team includes : Carmela Cucuzzella (Concordia), Jean-Pierre Chupin (UdeM), Louise Pelletier (UQAM), Louis Martin (UQAM), Virginie LaSalle (UdeM), Denis Bilodeau (UdeM), Bechara Helal (UdeM), Georges Adamczyk (UdeM), Ipek Türeli (McGill), Cynthia Hammond (Concordia), Thomas-Bernard Kenniff (UQAM) and Anne Cormier (UdeM).

3 seminars on new elementary schools in Quebec

On the themes of the classroom, the gathering space and the relationship to the context, (...) more

LEAP takes part in 27 brainstorming sessions on the determinants of quality in architecture

For three weeks in May 2020, 3 groups of researchers and professionals across Canada participated (...) more

Lucie Palombi, PhD student, participates in a conversation with Phyllis Lambert and Joseph Hillel about the documentary "City Dreamers"

For this 3rd online edition of Docu-conferences, the Université de Montréal Alumni and Donors Network is proud to welcome director Joseph Hillel, a graduate of the Faculty of Continuing Education, as well as two special guests: architect emeritus Phyllis Lambert and doctoral student Lucie Palombi, from the Université de Montréal's Faculty of Planning.
The documentary Rêveuses de villes takes us to
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Sherif Goubran appointed as an instructor at the American University in Cairo (AUC-Egypt)

Sherif Goubran, PhD Candidate in the Individualized program working under the supervision of Dr. Carmela Cuccuzzella at Concordia University, will commence his appointment as an instructor at the Department of Architecture at AUC this fall. In his new assignment, he will be teaching and expanding the department's research activities in the area of sustainable and green building design (...) more

Anne Sabourin, doctoral student at UQAM, receives two doctoral scholarships

Anne Sabourin, doctoral student at UQAM under the supervision of Louise Pelletier, receives the Doctoral Research Scholarship from the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture, as well as The Return to Studies Scholarship from the University of (...) more

Cynthia Hammond has been awarded a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant for the project, “La ville extraordinaire: Learning from older Montrealers' urban knowledge through oral history research-creation”

Working with LEAP team member, Denis Bilodeau and a team of seven other professors and community partners, Cynthia Hammond will be leading a 3-year research-creation project that focuses on the ways (...) more

Carmela Cucuzzella and Anne Cormier awarded a SSRHC Partnership Development Grant

Title: CoLLaboratoire for Activating Multi-Modal Mobility (CAM): One Public Space at a Time Chair Ideas-be (Leap@Concordia) Co-Applicants: Anne Cormier, Zackary Patterson, Carolyn Hatch Partners: City of Montreal,  CRE Montreal, Jalon MTL, Velo Mtl,. The overall goal of this partnership (...) more

Aurélien Catros wins the Ray Lifchez Berkeley Prize of IASTE with his paper on reconstructive game models

The article “When Boston Isn’t Boston: Useful Lies of Reconstructive Game Models” won the Ray Lifchez Berkeley Prize of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE) for the best article written by students or junior researchers. (...) more

All Canadian Architect awards since 1968 on one map

Wednesday, August 25, 2021. The Atlas of Research on Exemplarity in Architecture and the Built Environment, in collaboration with Canadian Architect magazine, presents all the projects, buildings and places awarded since 1968 on a single interactive map and in a visual gallery of over 500 (...) more

A new article in the journal "Sustainability" about architectural education strategies (AES) in sustainable buildings for learning environments in Canada

Jean-Pierre Chupin, Morteza Hazbei and Karl-Antoine Pelchat wrote an article in the journal Sustainability (2021, 3, 8166) about architectural education strategies (AES) in sustainable buildings. Their research led them to conclude that there are three strategies for architectural education in buildings designed to disseminate knowledge in the field of sustainable architecture in Canada; the labeling approach, (...) more

Carmela Cucuzzella published a new book

Carmela Cucuzzella published a new book, Analyzing Eco-Architecture Beyond Performance, at JFD Editions. At a time when environmental architecture is proliferating in all its forms around the world, adopting ever more complex sets of tools, this book provides an overview of the state of the field. It provides a critical introduction to the study of environmentalism in architecture. Written especially for (...) more

Louis Martin and Georges Adamczyk publish Melvin Charney's important theoretical texts on architecture in Quebec

From 1964 to 1989, Montreal architect and artist Melvin Charney (1935-2012) published some forty essays dealing with the problems confronting contemporary architecture in Quebec and elsewhere, and describing the works he designed in response. This collection makes accessible to French-speaking (...) more