Carmela Cucuzzella 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, (...) more

Mandana Bafghinia winner of a 2018 Mitacs Globalink grant to pursue her research on observation decks in Shanghai

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas. The fellowship is awarded to support a doctoral research entitled « The Skyscraper: a viewing instrument for the metropolis ». The investigation of Shanghai’s buildings (...) more

Sherif Goubran receives the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2018-2021)

Sherif Goubran, doctoral student à Concordia University (dir. Carmela Cucuzzella) receives the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2018-2021) for academic excellence and community involvement. (...) more

LEAP Notebooks #3: On the Potential of Didacticism in Architecture (winter 2019)

Issue #3 of the Cahiers de recherche du LEAP Research Notebooks, coordinated by Carmela Cucuzzella and Cynthia Hammond with Sherif Goubran and Chanelle Lalonde /  Guest scholars: Louise Pelletier (Design, Uqam), Nicola Pezolet (Art History, Concordia). Discover issue #3 on the page dedicated by Potential Architecture Books: here. (...) more

(Winter 2019) 5 doctoral students at inter university LEAP lab receive a financial support taken on the FRQSC infrastructure grant (2016-2020)

Angie Arsenault (Concordia, dir. Cynthia Hammond), Morteza Hazbei et Aristofanis Soulikias (Concordia, dir. Carmela Cucuzzella), Aurélien Catros et Lucie Palombi (UdeM, dir. Jean-Pierre Chupin).

New Book (Translation): Competing for Excellence in Architecture (editorials from the Canadian Competitions Catalogue, 2006 – 2016) Edited by Jean-Pierre Chupin

Montreal, Potential Architecture Books, 322 pages, October 2017   ISBN 978-0-9921317-5-3   A travel guide for those in search of architectural quality, this book can be browsed in many ways. Written in a clear and concise manner by about thirty authors, it features a collection of editorials from the Canadian Competitions Catalogue (CCC), a large online digital archive (...) more

Make your maps of excellence on

Discover the cartographic device MONTREAL-ARCHIMAP. The team of the Research Chair on Competitions and Contemporary Practices in Architecture embarked on the design and implementation of a cartographic application highlighting contemporary architecture in Montreal for the 375th anniversary of Montreal. (Nicholas Roquet and Jean-Pierre Chupin in collaboration with  (...) more