Historical models – for Pointe-à-Callière museum of Montreal

5 HISTORICAL MODELS FOR THE POINTE-À-CALLIÈRE MUSEUM OF MONTREAL

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OVERVIEW:

Completion date: 2018/2019
Completion time: 13 months
Scale: 1/50 for the first one and 1/100 for the others
Dimensions: 5 models of 11 ′ x 11 ′
Materials: Polystyrene | Plywood | Sand | Vegetation | Vegetable foam | Clay for characters

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DESCRIPTION:

This project brings together five large-scale models retracing the evolution of the Pointe-à-Callière museum site in Montreal between the 14th and 19th centuries. From the native occupation to the expansion of the city in the 19th century, including the development of the village that Montreal was at the time. The models are realistic and include all the archaeological and anthropological knowledge related to the different eras. They are now installed and visible in the floors of the museum basement in a permanent exposition.The first model was produced on a scale of 1:50 to reflect the life scenes of the figures in clay, handmade, in accordance with knowledge of the time.
The following four models have been represented at 1: 100 to account for the historical evolution of life in the district since the arrival of the first Europeans.

As all the models were commissioned by the museum, it was therefore necessary to pay great attention to the conformity of the representation with the historical data. This concerns not only the illustration of scenes of life, the appearance of buildings, animals, but also of natural spaces.
In particular, it was necessary to respect the aspect of the water and the direction of the current, as well as the vegetation present at the time in order to represent the various scenes in a realistic way, from falling of trees, fishing, drying of salmon, hunting, to construction of buildings to the ornated architecture we now recognize as old Montreal.

Sainte-Catherine – condo tower project in Montreal

SAINTE-CATHERINE – A CONDO TOWER PROJECT IN THE HEART OF MONTREAL

OVERVIEW:

Completion date: 2020
Completion time: 3 weeks
Scale: 1:87
Dimensions: 16” x 16” x 28”
Materials: Acrylic | MDF base

DESCRIPTION:

The condo tower project is located in Montreal, on Sainte-Catherine shopping street, in the heart of the city. The model produced in 2020 enriches a personal collection. His execution lasted 3 weeks. Its overall dimensions are approximately 16 “x 16″ for a height of 28”.
The model was completed at a scale of 1:87. This scale allows you to enter a precise and rich level of detail, while allowing the representation and understanding of the concept of the project as a whole. The major challenge was to transcribe the two architectural principles of the project, particularly the large glass curtain facades in the upper residential part, and the commercial base in the lower part. It was therefore necessary to think of the realization of the upper part with the fewest possible joints, to work the assembly of the floors with these continuous facades while considering the staggering of the floors in order to best represent the concept.
The whole model is monochrome and was made in acrylic, white for the opaque elements, and sandblasted transparent to create the translucent aspect of the tower’s glazing. All the elements were first drawn digitally then engraved and cut by laser cutter before being manually assembled.
The tower is placed on a base representing, the immediate urban context. Everything is protected by a transparent acrylic cover. The model is built on a base of MDF on which the urban context is expressed through styrene and the integration of characters. The lighting is centrally positioned throughout the height of the tower so that it is evenly illuminated.

1500 Maisonneuve – a condo tower project in Montreal

1500 MAISONNEUVE – A CONDO TOWER PROJECT IN THE HEART OF MONTREAL

OVERVIEW:

Completion date: 2020
Completion time: 3 weeks
Scale: 1:87
Dimensions: 32 ″ x 36 ″ x 41 ″
Materials: Acrylic | MDF base | Styrene

DESCRIPTION:

The condo tower project is located on Maisonneuve Street, in the heart of the city of Montreal. The model produced in 2020 enriches a personal collection.  Execution time for the model was 3 weeks. Its overall dimensions are approximately 32 “x 36″ for a height of 41”.The model, was produced at a scale of 1:87. This scale allows a refined level of detail, while allowing the representation and understanding the concept of the project as a whole. The upper part of the project is intended for housing while the first floors are dedicated to accommodating a commercial program. One of the challenges of the representation of the project the realization of the guardrails surrounding all the residential floors. It was necessary to ensure the regularity of the facade despite the great diversity of floor levels in the project.
The whole model is monochromatic and was made in acrylic, white for the opaque elements, and sandblasted transparent to create the translucent aspect of the tower’s glazing. All the elements were first drawn digitally then engraved and cut by laser cutter before being manually assembled.
The tower is placed on a monolithic base representing, in the form of simple volumes, the immediate urban context. Everything is protected by a transparent museum grade acrylic cover. The model is built on a base of painted MDF and the urban context is expressed through styrene and the integration of characters. The lighting is centrally positioned throughout the height of the tower so that it is evenly illuminated evenly as a whole.

Corby House – individual property owner project

CORBY HOUSE – INDIVIDUAL PROPERTY OWNER PROJECT

OVERVIEW:

Completion date: 2017
Completion time: 4 weeks
Scale: 1:87
Dimensions: 24” x 18” x 15”
Materials: Russian plywood | Acrylic | Linden tree | Birch veneer

DESCRIPTION:

The Corby house project was carried out for an individual property owner in 2017. The realization of this completely handmade model took 4 weeks.
The model, all of which is fixed, is at a scale of 1:87. This scale made it possible to achieve a rich and precise level of detail, both in terms of the representation of textures in facade and the surroundings. One of the major challenges of this model was the integration of the elements into the slope of the surrounding streets.
Particular attention was given to the representation of the moldings, as well as to the wrought iron elements, and to the integration of the characters.
The entire model was made of basswood on a Russian plywood base on which the landscaping and urban context are expressed through birch veneer. Only the windows were represented by transparent acrylic, to allow the integration of a lighting.

Sainte-Thérèse – individual property owner projet by Atelier-S

SAINTE-THÉRÈSE  – INDIVIDUAL PROPERTY OWNER PROJECT BY ATELIER-S

 

OVERVIEW:

Completion date: 2018
Completion time: 3 weeks
Scale: 1/87
Dimensions: 17” x 17” x 12”
Materials: Russian plywood | Acrylic | Linden tree | Birch veneer

 

DESCRIPTION:

The Sainte-Thérèse project was carried out for an individual property owner in 2018. The realization of this completely handmade model took 4 weeks.
The model, all of which is fixed, is at a scale of 1:87. This scale made it possible to achieve a rich and precise level of detail, both in terms of the representation of textures in facade and the surroundings. One of the major challenges of this model was the integration of the elements into the slope of the surrounding streets.
Particular attention was given to the representation of the moldings, as well as to the street lights, and to the integration of the characters.
The entire model was made of basswood on a Russian plywood base on which the landscaping and urban context are expressed through birch veneer. Only the windows were represented by transparent acrylic, in order to allow the integration of a lighting.

 

La Presse Building – Power Corporation

LA PRESSE BUILDING FOR POWER CORPORATION

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OVERVIEW:

Completion date: 2018
Completion time: 8 weeks
Scale: 1:75
Dimensions: 28” x 20” x 22”
Materials: Russian Plywood | basswood | Birch veneer | Acrylic

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DESCRIPTION:

The La Presse building project was mandated by Power Corporation in 2018. The realization of this entirely hand- made model took 8 weeks.
The model, all of which is fixed, is at a scale of 1:75. This scale made it possible to achieve a rich and precise level of detail, both in terms of the representation of textures in facade and the surroundings.
Particular attention was given to the representation of the moldings and facade details, as well as to the layout of the public space and the integration of the characters. One of the major challenges of this model was the integration of the elements into the sloped urban setting .
The entire model was made of basswood on a Russian plywood base on which the landscaping and urban context were expressed through birch veneer. Only the windows were represented by opalescent acrylic , in order to allow the integration of a central lighting.

Fort Ville-Marie – Pointe-à-Callière museum of Montreal

HISTORICAL MODEL OF FORT VILLE-MARIE FOR THE POINTE-À-CALLIÈRE MUSEUM OF MONTREAL

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OVERVIEW:

Completion date: 2019
Completion time: 8 weeks
Scale: 1:60
Dimensions: 12′ x 20′
Materials: Polystyrene | Plywood | Resin | Sand | Vegetation | Vegetable moss | Linden

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DESCRIPTION:

This historic project represents Fort Ville-Marie in 1660. The model is realistic and includes all the archaeological and anthropological knowledge related to the period. It is now installed and visible at the Pointe-à-Callière museum in Montreal.
The model was produced on a scale of 1/60 in order to represent the structure of the fort and its surrounding environment. It also integrates the elements of the daily life of the community both inside and outside the fortifications.

The model having been commissioned by the museum, it was therefore necessary to pay great attention to the conformity of the representation with the historical data. This not only applies to the illustration of scenes of life, the appearance of buildings, animals, people but also of the landscape and natural spaces.
In particular, it was necessary to respect the aspect of the water and the direction of the current, as well as the vegetation present at the time in order to recreate the various scenes in a realistic way (the falling of trees, the cultivation of the fields, the passage of the carts).
The result of all these details is a model of very large dimensions (12 ′ x 20 ′).

BNC competition model – Sid Lee Architecture

BNC COMPETITION MODEL – SIDLEE ARCHITECTURE

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OVERVIEW:

Completion date: 2018
Completion time: 2 weeks
Scale: 1:500
Dimensions: 90cm X 90 cm
Materials: Russian plywood | Acrylic | Linden tree | Birch veneer

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DESCRIPTION:

This model is part of a set of pieces presented in the architectural competition for the National Bank building in Montreal near Bonaventure station. The model manufactured in 2018 required 2 weeks of execution.
The project is represented on a scale of 1/500 in a large urban context. It was above all to highlight the reflection of the project in its context. The building presented to the competition is thus represented in acrylic, and those surrounding in basswood, simplified and in a schematic manner.
The facades of the main building were made by laser cutting the pattern from acrylic sheets. It was important for this second skin to let light pass through since the model is equipped with a lighting device to showcase the project.

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Saint-Charles Market – by LineBox Studio in Ottawa

PRESENTATION MODEL FOR LUXURY CONDO PROJECT SAINT-CHARLES MARKET IN OTTAWA.

 

OVERVIEW:

Date of completion : 2017
Time for completion : 10 weeks
Scale 1:100
Dimensions : 36″ x 24″ x 12″
Materials : Linden wood | Acrylic | Russian Birch plywood | Plants | LED Lighting

 

DESCRIPTION:

The Saint-Charles Market Project is located in Ottawa’s Beechwood Village neighborhood. This project is situated on city block occupied by a historic church between Beechwood Avenue, St-Charles Street and Barrette Street. The model was commissioned by LineBox Studio to present the project to citizens and authorities. It was carried out in 2017 and its execution lasted about 10 weeks. The overall dimensions of the model are 36 x 24 inches for a height of 12 inches.

First, the model is at a scale of 1: 100. This scale allows to represent the church that occupies the center of the site with its architectural details such as the steeples. The base of the model was made of Russian birch plywood covered with a maple plating to identify the city block on which the project is implemented. For the building, linden wood was used to designate all cladding materials. Its texture has been worked to demonstrate the variations in the facade of the new projected building. This made it possible to standardize the aesthetics of the two buildings present on the site: the existing church and the new building with condos and thus support the architectural concept of a unified development where the new and the old occupy an equal place.

The glazing of the model was made of acrylic, because an LED lighting system was incorporated into the base of the model to illuminate it from below. Then trees, furniture and people add life throughout the project and help to communicate the project scale. Finally, the model is covered with an acrylic protection case and was delivered directly in Ottawa by Maquette.ca.

Visit the project website: Saint-Charles Market

Point Zéro – Real Estate Project in Downtown Montreal

PRESENTATION MODEL FOR THE PROJECT OF A NEW POINT-ZÉRO TOWER IN MONTREAL’S DOWNTOWN AREA.

 

OVERVIEW:

Date of completion : 2012
Time for completion : 3 to 4 weeks
Scale 1 :100
Dimensions : 24″ x 10″ x 38″
Materials : Linden wood | Acrylic | Russian Birch plywood

 

DESCRIPTION:

This model present the first iteration of the Point-Zéro tower project in Montreal. It is located in the downtown area at the corner of Bleury and René-Lévesque streets. This building dedicated to luxury condos and hotel was composed of an existing hotel on top of which was added an almond shaped tower. Karl Fischer Architect ordered this model in order to present the project’s development to Point-Zéro. The model was made in 2012 and its fabrication lasted between 8 to 10 weeks. Its overall dimensions are 20 x 10 inches for an overall height of 38 inches.

First, the model, all elements of which are fixed, is at a scale of 1:100. This scale makes it possible to precisely visualize how the the tower will establish it sell over the existing building. Despite the possibility of having a significant amount of detail at the chosen scale, this model is fairly basic and rather presents the essence of the project in its work of volumetry and composition of facades.

The main materials chosen for this model are molded acrylic which represents the glazed portions of the project and wood. Also, the acrylic was sandblasted to obstruct the view of the inside of the model that was not made in detail. The wood is presented gross and illustrates in a simplified way the structure and the envelope of the project as well as the neighboring building. In addition, the base has been made of a massive linden wood block and illustrates the topographic context in which the project is implemented.

Finally, the model is protected by a transparent acrylic case.