A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Montreal
A fresh look at contemporary architecture in Montreal, featuring 75 noteworthy buildings and public spaces.A resource for both locals and tourists alike, A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Montreal presents seventy-five important projects that reflect architecture's resurgence in the city over the last twenty-five years. A two-page spread is dedicated to each project, with concise descriptive text alongside photos, drawings and floor plans. Projects are presented by quartier or neighbourhood so that the visitor can take a selfguided walking tour. The front and back flaps are folding maps to guide the visitor through the highlighted quartiers.At a time when cultural tourism is burgeoning, this guidebook gives the reader a unique understanding of Montreal. Put it in your pocket, take the metro and go see the city.
About this Author
Nancy Dunton has worked on architectural projects and organised public programs about architecture since 1981, including university and professional programs at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. As a consultant, she was curator of the exhibition QIM: a neighbourhood by design in 2006. She is currently a lecturer at McGill University.
Helen Malkin has more than twenty years experience in the development of exhibition and publication projects on architecture and the city, first at the Canadian Centre for Architecture and now as a consultant in arts and cultural management. She and Nancy are the editors of Douglas & McIntyre's guidebooks to contemporary architecture in Toronto and Vancouver.
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