Mensual archives: February 2019

02/26/2019

What if the ‘Unseen Before’ Becomes the Norm?

What if the ‘Unseen Before’ Becomes the Norm?

Ice walls, plants, businesses and schools closed, car paint peeling off… it’s not a movie script, but our new reality. Experts have been studying for some time a weather phenomenon known as the polar vortex or the arctic whirlpool[1] which, under the influence of the jet stream, is expected to move more and more southward, accompanied by extremely low temperatures. Photo: Getty Images / Scott Olson Ice walls along Lake Michigan Murox offers a cost-effective and

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02/7/2019

The Voltigeurs of Quebec Armoury Awarded for Architecture Excellence

The Voltigeurs of Quebec Armoury Awarded for Architecture Excellence

On January 23, The Palais Montcalm, in Quebec City, hosted the 15th edition of the Quebec City Mérites d’architecture ceremony. On this occasion, among approximately one hundred applications, 20 awards were granted by the jury. Architects STGM Architectes/DFS inc./A49 received the most prestigious awards: the public award as well as the special award of the jury for the reconstruction of…

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