Archinect - News 2017-10-18T03:46:39-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150032529/saucier-perrotte-architects-design-for-the-complexe-sportif-saint-laurent-wins-the-american-architecture-prize-for-recreational-architecture Saucier + Perrotte Architects design for the Complexe Sportif Saint-Laurent wins the American Architecture Prize for Recreational Architecture NoƩmie Despland-Lichtert 2017-10-10T17:24:00-04:00 >2017-10-10T17:24:36-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ur/urk8w56aybc2dy70.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ur/urk8w56aybc2dy70.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ur/urk8w56aybc2dy70.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ur/urk8w56aybc2dy70.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The Complexe Sportif Saint-Laurent in Montreal, designed by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/1877/saucier-perrotte-architectes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Saucier + Perrotte Architects</a>, opened earlier this year and has recently been announced the winner of the&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/bustler/6026/the-winners-of-the-american-architecture-prize-2017-are-here-check-out-some-of-the-selected-projects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">American Architecture Prize</a> for Recreational Architecture.</p> <figure></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/39/39ds6gbt7zeh1kpv.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/39/39ds6gbt7zeh1kpv.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514" alt="Picture Olivier Blouin courtesy of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes" title="Picture Olivier Blouin courtesy of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes"></a></p><figcaption>Picture Olivier Blouin courtesy of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes</figcaption></figure><p>Situated in the Marcel Laurin Park in the Saint Laurent borough, north of the Montreal Island, the building stands between a high school and an arena and hosts various sport and leisure facilities.<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/tj/tjuc9hhes6zmxdbf.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/tj/tjuc9hhes6zmxdbf.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Picture Olivier Blouin courtesy of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes</figcaption></figure><p><br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uk/ukxsul4j8nmqnf2r.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uk/ukxsul4j8nmqnf2r.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Elevation, courtesy of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes</figcaption></figure><figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v0/v051y7hlvd0dxajh.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v0/v051y7hlvd0dxajh.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>Longitudinal section, courtesy of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes</figcaption></figure></figure><p>The sculptural and dynamic aspect of the dark grey and the see-through white parallelograms make Saucier + Perrotte&rsquo;s design stand out among the horizontal adjacent building. </p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ln/ln742bpyn86ledmj.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ln/ln742bpyn86ledmj.jpeg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Picture Olivier Blouin courtesy of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes</figcaption></figure><p>The luminous white portion of the building hosts the pool and the palestra and is ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/65221528/cahier-d-exercices-by-saucier-perrotte-architectes Cahier d'Exercices by Saucier + Perrotte Architectes Archinect 2013-01-10T14:58:00-05:00 >2013-01-14T20:18:40-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cm/cm7589wkf4gki60h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cm/cm7589wkf4gki60h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cm/cm7589wkf4gki60h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cm/cm7589wkf4gki60h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p> Cahier d&rsquo;Exercices is located at the entrance level of the historic Ross warehouse-store.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The stone fa&ccedil;ade, its cast iron columns, and an expansive brick wall (punctuated with pieces of wood and metal) that runs the length of the store recall the 19th Century building&rsquo;s industrial past as a retailer of large tissues, leathers and furs.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bq/bqlesyzvvg3g6axh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Crossing the threshold, the visitor is invited to explore the boutique by the clever use of a &ldquo;degrad&eacute;&rdquo; &mdash; or gradient effect &mdash; on the ceiling.&nbsp; The colour changes gradually from a reflective, latex-like black to a pure diaphanous white, drawing visitors toward a reflective, opalescent mirror that extends the perspective of the space.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rp/rpe7xoqdtcrh0pe9.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Placed at distinct intervals and delicately suspended from the ceiling, the racking system was custom designed by the architect to permit the clothing displayed to be perceived as a changing and evolving building material.&nbsp; Slightly reminiscent of the sculptural work of artist Fred Sandback, the straight, c...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/38988460/cultural-center-in-verdun-by-saucier-perrotte-architectes Cultural Center in Verdun by Saucier + Perrotte, Architectes Alexander Walter 2012-02-22T15:07:00-05:00 >2012-02-22T15:08:15-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/31/31sfoupnmg3gxfgi.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/31/31sfoupnmg3gxfgi.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/31/31sfoupnmg3gxfgi.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/31/31sfoupnmg3gxfgi.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Earlier this month, we published the winners in the competition for a new cultural venue in Montreal's Verdun Borough with Les Architectes FABG taking home the First Prize. One of the four outstanding finalist entries was submitted by Montreal-based Saucier + Perrotte, Architectes which we present here in detail.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/31609470/saucier-perrotte-hughes-condon-marler-architects-win-indoor-soccer-center-competition-in-montreal Saucier + Perrotte / Hughes Condon Marler Architects Win Indoor Soccer Center Competition in Montreal Alexander Walter 2011-12-20T14:21:00-05:00 >2012-10-16T17:29:36-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y4/y42zwliknkq1udk2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y4/y42zwliknkq1udk2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y4/y42zwliknkq1udk2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y4/y42zwliknkq1udk2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Mayor of Montreal, G&eacute;rald Tremblay, recently unveiled the winning project in the architecture competition for the new indoor soccer center at the Saint-Michel Environmental Complex (SMEC). The jury has chosen the concept developed by Saucier + Perrotte / Hughes Condon Marler Architects from among the four submitted by the finalist firms.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>