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Place Monique-Mercure

2019-2021
Montreal, Canada

Client
Borough of Outremont, City of Montreal

Status
Built

Place Monique-Mercure is a new urban square along the western facade of the Outremont theater on Bernard Avenue. The design presented here responds to the borough’s placemaking vision for Bernard Avenue, an urban oasis, and a meeting place for all, while celebrating the Outremont theater as a major architectural landmark.

Drawing inspiration from the art deco architecture of the heritage theatre, the design features a continuous line pattern that winds through the space, forming a sequence of three-dimensional modules. Together, the modules offer different types of furniture and modes of appropriation for the public, whether for relaxation, meetings or even small spontaneous or scheduled theatrical events. This three-dimensional decorative line is the signature of Place Monique-Mercure, a unique place to celebrate the public and cultural life of the borough.

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Master plan

Rosemont – La-Petite-Patrie Biodiversity Master Plan

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Parc des Franciscains

Franciscan Memorial Park

Montreal
2017-2021

Lantern

Place Monique-Mercure

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Vue aérienne

Lachine East PPU

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Avenue McGill College

McGill College Avenue

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2019-in progress

Résidences Outremont - Phase 1 Vue 1

MIL Haus Rental Condos

Montreal
2018-in progress

Remembrance – Côte-des-Neiges Interchange

Montreal
2018-in progress

Threshold perspective

Simon-Valois Shared Space

Montreal
2017-in progress

Perspective on Henri-Bourrassa Plaza

Sherbrooke Street East

Montreal
2019-2020

Aerial view

Downtown Laval PPU

Laval
2019-2020

Front yard perspective

Vaudreuil-Dorion Municipal Hub

Vaudreuil-Dorion
2019

Accessibilité au Mont-Royal - Site Patrimonial

Mount Royal Accessibility Assessment

Montreal
2019-2020

Perspective - Craig Station

Faubourgs District PPU

Montreal
2018-2019

Cavendish Boulevard

Saint-Laurent Biodiversity Corridor

Montreal
2017-2019

Murray and Shannon Streets

Murray and Shannon Streets

Montreal
2016-2019

Nighttime perspective

Frédéric-Back Park Footbridge

Montreal
2018

Place du Séminaire

Place du Séminaire

Montreal
2015-2020

Perspective from overpass

Place des Montréalaises

Montreal
2017-2018

Discovery Halts

Discovery Halts

Montreal
2015-2018

High-Speed Unifying Line

High-Speed Unifying Line

Montreal
2015-2018

Inhabited street perspective

Development Guidelines for Griffintown’s Public Realm

Montreal
2015-2018

Drummondville Public Library

Drummondville Public Library

Drummondville
2015-2017

Guido-Nincheri Park

Guido-Nincheri Park

Montreal
2014-2017

Trois-Rivières Amphitheatre © Stéphane Lessard

Trois-Rivières Amphitheatre Exterior Site

Trois-Rivières
2014-2016

Saul-Bellow Public Library

Saul Bellow Public Library

Montreal
2011-2016

Bassin-à-Gravier Park

Les Bassins du Nouveau Havre – Bassin-à-Gravier Park

Montreal
2010-2016

Bioretention basin

Les Bassins du Nouveau Havre – Bioretention basin

Montreal
2010-2016

MIL Montreal Railway Bridge

MIL Montreal Railway Bridge

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2012-2016

Restoration and enhancement of the archaeological remains of Montreal’s fortification walls at Champ-de-Mars

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Montreal
2009-2012

Urban overflow: animation along Côte-des-Neiges Road

Urban Overflow: Animation Along Côte-des-Neiges Road

Montreal
2003-2006

Place Simon-Valois

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2003-2005