Lapointe Architect has been selected to exhibit our work at the Twenty + Change exhibition, opening in Toronto on June 3, 2009, in conjunction with the City of Toronto's Festival of Architecture and Design. Twenty + Change is an annual exhibition series "dedicated to profiling emerging designers working in architecture, landscape and urban design." The exhibition is scheduled to travel across Canada after closing in Toronto. For more information about the exhibition, please s
The principal of Lapointe Architects, Francis, has been asked to present some of his work at the upcoming 2009 Wood Design Conference to be held in late February in Sudbury and Winnipeg . Francis' presentation will describe the use of non-dimensional wood for the construction of green buildings. A review of the use of small diameter logs to create simple organic structures will be followed by the use of wood in the moist environment of the award winning Fifth Town Artisan Che
Lapointe Architects has noticed an increase in the number of inquiries regarding addition and renovation projects. This is supported by imperical data. In January of this year, Statistics Canada reported that single family improvement projects (additions and renovations) were up by 24 per cent, indicating a counter-cyclical trend towards smaller home renovation projects (The Daily, Jan 26, 2009, Statistics Canada in http://www.journalofcommerce.com/article/id32225).
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