Public debate on the stakes and issues of research-creation by comparaison to design-thinking organized by Anne Cormier, with Carmela Cucuzzella, David Theodore, Jean-Pierre Chupin during the World Design Summit, Oct 19, 2017, Montréal

LEAP Seminar at the World Design Summit (2017-10-19) : Is Research-Creation Design Thinking?

Round table organized by Anne Cormier, co-organizor of the World Design (...) more

LEAP Annual Seminar 2017: Autonomy / Heteronomy

LEAP lab annual seminar 2017; Between Autonomy and Heteronomy: Thinking Architecture Between Discipline and (...) more

Doctoral Thesis Defence - - Louis Destombes (Director Jean-Pierre Chupin) - January 15th 2018

Traductions constructives du projet d’architecture. Théoriser le détail à l’ère de la modélisation intégrative (B.I.M.)  Résumé: Cette recherche porte sur le rôle des écarts entre les dessins d’architecture et les édifices qu’ils représentent en analysant le transfert des projets de la figuration à l’édification. Ce phénomène est abordé à la fois en tant que problématique disciplinaire, dans la perspective théorique et historique (...) more

Appointment of Cynthia Hammond as Director of the Center for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (CODHS)

Dr Cynthia Imogen Hammond is Associate Professor and former Chair of the Department of Art History, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. During her postdoctoral fellowship at the School of Architecture, McGill University, she studied the relationships between architecture, philanthropy, and gender. In 2012 she published Architects, Angels, Activists and the City of Bath, 1765-1965 (Ashgate), in which she analyses the politics (...) 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

Tiphaine Abenia - Lauréate de la Bourse Palladio 2017

Félicitations à Tiphaine Abenia, lauréate de la Bourse Palladio 2017 (Pour son travail de thèse intitulé "Le projet d'architecture contemporain à l'épreuve du reclassement : catégorisation des potentiels de la structure urbaine abandonnée", Tiphaine Abenia (directeurs : Jean-Pierre Chupin et Daniel Estevez) (La bourse de la Fondation Palladio soutient des (...) more

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 open to the public since (...) more

Round Table and Exhibition : « Une architecture du Québec Moderne 1958-1974 (PGL)»

Round Table and Exhibition organized by Georges Adamczyk and Louis Martin (and Réjean Legault) : « Une architecture du Québec Moderne 1958-1974 (PGL) » Exhibition promoted by the LEAP,  Université de Montréal
  • Animation : Jean-Pierre Chupin (UdeM).
  • Including : Georges Adamczyck (UdeM), Louis Martin (UQAM), Carlo Carbone (UQAM), Réjean Legault (UQAM)

Launching of the new Cahiers de recherche du LEAP Research Notebooks

Launching of the new Cahiers de recherche du LEAP Research Notebooks (Du potentiel des grandes structures urbaines abandonnées / On the Potential of Abandoned Large Urban Structures) with heads of schools represented at LEAP. April 5th, 2017, AME room 1150, 18h00.

Abandoned building, modern ruin, urban ghost, skeleton property, deserted structure … these are some of the words used in an attempt to circumscribe the phenomenon of (...) more

4 PhD students @LEAP receive support grant

Doctoral candidates: Adrienne Costa (UdeM), Mandana Bafghinia (UdeM), Sherif Goubran (Concordia) and Alessandra Mariani (UQAM) each receive a LEAP support grant in March 2017 thanks to our FRQSC infrastructure