A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Montreal : Updated and Expanded Second Edition

A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Montreal: Updated and Expanded Second Edition

Helen Malkin, Nancy Dunton
$16.99


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.


 

“…also highly recommended to armchair travelers, as the next best thing to seeing Montreal's architectural wonders in-person!” Midwest Book Review, December 2016


Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781771621120
Electronic book text
x  -  pp
Publication Date: 11/06/2016
BISAC Subject(s):: ARC020000-ARCHITECTURE / Regional,TRV006060-TRAVEL / Canada / Quebec (QC) 
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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.


 

“…also highly recommended to armchair travelers, as the next best thing to seeing Montreal's architectural wonders in-person!” Midwest Book Review, December 2016

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Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781771621120
Electronic book text
x  -  pp
Publication Date: 11/06/2016
BISAC Subject(s):: ARC020000-ARCHITECTURE / Regional,TRV006060-TRAVEL / Canada / Quebec (QC) 
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