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We Are in Canadian Architect!

Wednesday June 13th, 2012

Canadian Architect has posted a short blurb about the pavilion on its website.

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ContemPlay Pavilion Launch Event [ Contemplay Pavilion ]

Monday June 18th, 2012

The completion of the ContemPlay Pavilion was celebrated in a public event and vernissage. Images and video on the process of construction were showcased.

Watch The Contemplay Video!

Tuesday June 19th, 2012

Dan Popa at Natali Film has put together an amazing video of the pavilion, featuring a compilation of timelapse photography from the construction process. Watch it on Vimeo to see it in HD, or play the embedded video below.

Contemplay Pavilion 2.0

Monday July 23rd, 2012

Planning is underway for Contemplay 2.0. If you are a student at the School of Architecture and interested in being involved in this research-creation project, please contact Jason Crow.

Contemplay in the news again

Friday September 7th, 2012

The ContemPLAY pavilion is being feature with a front page article on World Architecture News today!

World Architecture News

Contemplay wins ICCA Young Architects and Engineers Award

Saturday October 13th, 2012

On September 27th, 2012 Sophie Wilkins and Nicolas Demers-Stoddart received the Young Architects and Engineers Award from the Institut Canadien de la Construction en Acier on behalf of the ContemPLAY team. The awards were presented at the ICCA Annual Gala event.

ContemPLAY is on Exhibition!

Wednesday November 7th, 2012

La Maison de l’architecture du Québec est heureuse de présenter

Protéiforme : architecture paramétrique


Programmation, trigonométrie, algorithmes… quel impact ont les technologies informatiques récentes sur l’architecture, sa conception et sa construction? À travers les étapes du processus de conception de 11 projets élaborés par 4 jeunes pratiques québécoises et ontarienne, Architecture Open Form nous fait découvrir les nouveaux mondes rendus possibles par la modélisation paramétrique!

Architecture Open Form (Montréal) / Batay-Csorba Architectes (Toronto) / Directed Research Studio (Université McGill, Montréal) / Samuel Bernier-Lavigne (Québec)

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ContemPLAY Pavilion is Architizer A+ Awards Finalist!

Thursday February 14th, 2013

The ContemPLAY Pavilion is one of the Architizer A+ Awards Finalists in the Student Design/Build category. The project was designed and built by a team of professional masters of architecture students in FARMM and is installed on the lawn in front of the McGill School of Architecture building. Being a finalist also makes ContemPLAY eligible to recieve a People's Choice Award from Architizer if it receives enough support. You can help the ContemPLAY Pavilion gain recognition by voting for it on the Arcchitizer A+ Awards website.

Architizer A+ Awards Finalists