All Projects

Export Development Canada Headquarters 159 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON

Chmiel Architects

14 Jun 2013

Export Development Canada (EDC) is a Canadian Crown Corporation, providing financial solutions to Canadian companies that do business in other countries. With the long term leases on their two outdated Ottawa facilities expiring, EDC saw an opportunity to not only consolidate and house their operations under one roof, but to re-evaluate their current work processes, align them with their business

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Alterna Savings Flagship Branch 112 Kent Street, Ottawa, ON

Chmiel Architects

14 Jun 2013

Alterna Savings is a credit union with roots dating back a century in Canada. Chmiel Architects was selected as their creative partner to develop the design of their new flagship branch, located in downtown Ottawa. This was an important opportunity to reinvigorate their brand, and attract new membership. It was essential that the new space reflect Alterna's values of "people first", excellence

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Caffe Streets – Chicago, Illinois

Norsman architects

14 Jun 2013

Located on Wicker Park's vibrant Division Street, Caffe Streets balances a "social" coffee house atmosphere with a highly functional Masters Barista bar designed for craft coffee making. Reinforcing the owner's belief that the street is a vital component of our urban community, elements of the street are brought into the cafe.  As you enter, a seven foot tall photo light-box of the

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Montreux Jazz café

Portland Design

14 Jun 2013

Project/Design Brief: To create a new premium flagship store experience for the Montreux Jazz Café located with Harrod's London, which will represent the next generation of MJCs. The concept needs to transmit the whole energy, passion of the festival & festival enthusiasts within a physical space and across multiple customer touch points. It is important to make the brand emotionally

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Saipem UK HQ

John Robertson Architects

14 Jun 2013

Saipem wished to consolidate their UK offices onto a single site and relocate their 622 staff to a refurbished shell and core building. The brief required that the new premises reflect and promote the design values of the Italian parent company and its staff whilst also requiring a higher density for the new site and room for future expansion or contraction. John Robertson Architects maximised

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