Bourgeois / Lechasseur Architectes

261 Rue Saint-Vallier E, Ville de Québec, QC G1K 3P4, Canada 433 Chemin de la Martinique, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC, Canada

Driven by the desire to create innovative projects, to the advantage of the user, the approach of the architects Bourgeois / Lechasseur is leading towards a contemporary, realistic and sensitive architecture, inspired by the key features of the landscape. Thin modeling and shaping of a volume guide the creative process of each building. Exploration and discovery are fundamental notions for the appreciation of the project, regardless of its dimensions. It is important not to reveal everything at first sight and architecture offers different levels of reading. The element of surprise is essential for understanding a project. Through their design process, they aim to optimize the points of view, to let in natural light and to protect the spaces inhabited by the prevailing winds. Genuine and sober materials are used to create a range of atmospheres that reach maximum impact through simplicity. The agency is defined by different dualities such as tradition / modernity, boldness / sobriety, demarcation / integration, urban influences / maritime influences ... These principles are found in their personal experiences and in their area of ​​intervention between the city of Quebec and the islands of the Maddalena