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Dezeen: Sidewalk Labs Toronto Offices Occupy Fishery Renovated by Lebel & Bouliane

Froom Dezeen: “A black geometric volume evocative of a ship defines these spacious offices for Sidewalk Labs in Toronto, where the Google-owned company is planning an ambitious "future city" neighbourhood.

Designed by local studio Lebel & Bouliane, the Sidewalks Labs Toronto offices are based within a former fish processing plant in Toronto's Port Lands, an industrial area beside Lake Ontario.

The 15,000-square-foot (1,393-square-metre) workspace provides New York City-based Sidewalk Labs – operated by Google parent company Alphabet – a base from which to research and experiment with urban innovations for the high-tech neighbourhood it hopes to build nearby. “

Read more here: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/01/07/sidewalk-labs-toronto-office-lebel-bouliane/

Algoma University in Canadian Architect
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Renderings created by Lebel & Bouliane for Algoma University's new School of Buisiness and Economics has been featured in an article in Canadian Architect Magazine. 

From Canadian Architect:

"At last week’s official launch event for the new School of Business & Economics, Lebel & Bouliane’s schematic renderings for the project were shown to the public for the first time. Described by Algoma University as a “state of the art” facility, the building will feature a striking form “influenced by the region’s geography,” along with a design ethos that privileges natural light and strives to foster social connections. The conceptual renderings also depict a  warm material palette of wood, brick, granite and limestone, all materials native to northern Ontario."

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Algoma University Launches School of Business and Economics
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Algoma University has launched a new School of Business and Economics with renderings and conceptual design by Lebel & Bouliane. 

From Soo Today:

"Algoma University launched its School of Business and Economics during a ceremony Tuesday, expanding upon its business programming in Sault Ste. Marie and Brampton with three and four year degrees in finance and economics.

The school will eventually be housed in what is now known as the first floor of the Arthur A. Wishart Library.

“Algoma University is entering a state of transformation and change,” said Algoma University president Asima Vezina during the launch ceremony. “Our board and senate, as well as our academic departments across the university, are engaging in exciting conversations and planning that is bold, innovative and futuristic.”

“We are excited today to share the first phase of that transformation, which focuses on developing the most highly prescribed program at our university - our business and economics program.”"

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Soo Today

Sault Star

UofT New College Residence III Retrofit

Fostering a common theme for the public space of the William Doo Auditorium and adjacent student spaces, L&B's proposed redesign of the communal spaces in Saucier + Perotte's iconic New College Residence building at the University of Toronto will create an enlivened community hub to anchor the building and give it greater meaning within the New College network. 

Currently in Design Development. 

Dufferin County Museum and Archives Redevelopment

Holding a significant piece of Dufferin County’s history and culture, the Dufferin County Museum & Archives has commissioned ArchLB to redevelop their Mezzanine Gallery to permanently feature the Museum’s Corn Flower Company glassware collection - including over 2,000 pieces. The new architectural language will express the beauty of the artifacts while serving as a backdrop to highlight the treasured pieces. A tremendous opportunity to inject new life into the collection, the project inspires architectural opportunities full of meaning and excitement. 

Currently in Design Development.

A Study for the Spadina Museum

Architects Luc Bouliane Recently completed a functional usage study with Lord Cultural Consulting for the Spadina Museum, one of Toronto's most unique heritage landmarks. The Museum spans several acres atop the Davenport escarpment, and its interior has been carefully restored to the lavish and creative interior design of the 20's and 30's. Focusing on the operational and long-term vision for the Spadina Museum facilities, including greenhouse, stables and garage building, the study carefully balances function, vision and the conservation of this world class estate. Get more information here.

Canadian Museum of Immigration in the Daily Commercial News

Read about the challenges and opportunities captured in the redevelopment of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in an article by Don Wall in the Daily Commercial News, a site featuring national construction news. The article discusses both the importance of the building in Canadian history as well as the critical roles of the consulting team in seeing the project through to a successful completion of a climate-controlled century-old building along the Atlantic Ocean.. See the renovated Museum here