Lapointe Architects

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Lapointe Architects' work featured at Harboufront Centre exhibition





Lapointe Architects' (re)source pavilion has been featured at an exhibition running until mid-September at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre. The Exhibition, entitled Building for the Economy, features Breathe Architects, Agathom Co's and Lapointe Architects' interpretation of the building design industry's response to the recession. Admission to the exbition is free. For more information please refer to http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/visualarts/architecture_summer09.cfm

A review of the exhibition can be found at: http://torontoist.com/2009/07/economical_architecture.php

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Women Around Noon get Entertained!






The Prince Edward County group of active and retired business women, Women Around Noon, were treated to a wonderful day of architectural tours and spectacular food yesterday. The 55 women were given a tour of Cressy House by architect Francis Lapointe. The house tour was followed by a wine and cheese tasting and 4 cheese lasagna lunch, prepared by Chef & Sommelier Andrew Laliberte, and held under the newly finished (re)source pavilion. This was followed by a goat cheese ice cream dessert and concluded with a green building tour of the Fifth Town Cheese Factory. The (re)source pavilion fulfilled its role perfectly, providing a cool shaded space for the event.


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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

2008-09 Wood Design Awards Publication


The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory has once again landed Lapointe Architects in a book. Wood WORKS! a publication of the Canadian Wood Council awarded Fifth Town the Green Building Wood Design Award in 2008. (see http://www.lapointe-arch.com/news/2008/10/fifth-town-cheese-wins-wood-works-award.html ) Wood Design & Building Magazine (the US affiliate of Wood WORKS!), has compiled awards from both publications over the last two years into one book filled with award winning porjects. It is an "exciting new awards book that showcases all the stunning award-winning architectural projects across North America from the Wood Design Awards programs. It is a lasting reference book for those seeking inspiration in wood design."

To purchase the book, or subscribe to Wood Design & Building Magazing visit
http://www.cwc.ca/Publications/WDB+Magazine

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