YOO

YOO 

Developed in collaboration with famed designer Philippe Starck, the YOO rises in the heart of the rapidly changing Griffintown neighbourhood. Clean, modern lines define this high-end residential tower nestled within a diverse environment of sleek new structures and gritty old factories. 

Responding to the client’s wish to create a “vertical village”, our team based our concept around gathering and exchange – many common areas are thus distributed among the 20 floors of the building. The building’s generous setback, flanked by a tall concrete colonnade, provides room for large terraces and animates the streetscape. A public garden is also nestled within the space, giving a portion of land back to the city’s inhabitants.

Location
Montreal, QC
Type
Residential, Architecture, Interior Design
Storeys
20
Surface area
127,800 ft² / 11,873 m²
Status
Completed (2017)
Collaboration
Philippe Stark (interior design)
Awards and distinctions
Grands Prix du Design 2019 : Terrasse et aménagement paysager résidentiel de projet domiciliaire / Architecture MasterPrize 2018: Landscape Architecture / Residential

 Photo credit : Alex St-Jean et Adrien Williams

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