A mosaic gathering all the LEAP assistants

Many assistants contribute to the smooth running of the Laboratoire d'étude de l'architecture potentielle. The team brings together students from four different universities in Montreal. These are; Université de Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal, McGill University and Concordia University.

Comment recueillir la diversité des expériences vécues de la qualité?

La Ville de Montréal sélectionne la Chaire de recherche du Canada en architecture pour une recherche sur l’expérience vécue de la qualité par les usagers des édifices publics. Jean-Pierre Chupin, Bechara Helal et Carmela Cucuzzella développeront un protocole de collecte des expériences vécues avec les doctorantes et doctorants : Firdous Nizar, Paloma (...) more

Deux doctorantes soutiennent leur thèse de doctorat individualisé en architecture (Mandana Bafghinia et Lucie Palombi)

Mandana Bafghinia, doctorante en cotutelle entre l’Université de Montréal et l’Université Lyon 2, sous la codirection de
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Cartographie de l’impact de la montée des océans sur les bâtiments de grande hauteur dans le monde

Mandana Bafghinia et Jean-Pierre Chupin assistés de l’étudiant à la maîtrise en urbanisme Conor DeSantis publient un
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Deux chercheurs postdoctoraux intègrent l’équipe de coordination du partenariat sur la qualité

Après consultation publique et affichage du poste, deux chercheurs postdoctoraux ont été recrutés pour assister l’équipe de coordination du partenariat CRSH (...) more

Virginie LaSalle and Jean-Pierre Chupin present neuroarchitecture in La Presse

On the occasion of accessibility week at the Senate, La Presse echoes the research coordinated by researchers from the Université de Montréal who are members of LEAP and the SSHRC partnership on quality. Click here to read the article.

The CRC-ACME coordinates a major research partnership funded by the SSHRC

Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada until 2027, a major research partnership on quality in the built environment brings together - for the first time - 14 universities, 70 researchers and 68 public and private organizations at the municipal, provincial and national (...) more

The FRQSC renews LEAP's team subvention until 2027

The project, entitled Potentials of Architectural Quality: Equity, Sustainability and Cultural Openness, will have Jean-Pierre Chupin (Ph. D.) as team coordinator. The amount of the subvention granted to the LEAP by the FRQSC (support to research teams/university renewal) for this project is $423,420 and will be spread over a 4-year period, thus until 2027! For 2022-2027, the programming (...) more

The Rise of Awards in Architecture, a new book edited by Chupin, Cucuzzella and Adamczyk

This book is the first scientific study to focus on awards in architecture and the built environment investigating their exponential growth since the 1980s. The celebration of excellence in architecture and related fields remains a phenomenon on which there is strangely little scientific scrutiny. It is now necessary to take a critical distance to question (...) more

Video of the roundtable: What is an architecture award worth?

This debate was organized at the BAnQ's National Archives in Montreal (535 Viger Avenue East) on November 24, 2022. Once a symbol of excellence and exception, architecture and design awards, which aim to reward achievements, have multiplied exponentially in recent years. We no longer (...) 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, the experiential approach, and (...) more

How to make the waiting for the bus more attractive and generate more community interest? New open access book

The international student competition inviting creative ways to renew the appeal of public transport during a global health crisis is now the subject of a book. It is available for free access today. Reimagining Waiting for the Bus is an open access book edited by Carmela Cucuzzella, Jean-Pierre Chupin, Emmanuel Rondia and Sherif Goubran and published by Potential Architecture Books (Montreal, 2021). This creative guide, the (...) more