KANVA

Biodôme Renewal, Montreal, ongoing project
  • AR Architecture
  • GR Graphic design
  • ID Industrial design
  • AP Landscape architecture
  • IN Interior design
  • UR Urban design
Composed of a collective of dynamic architects, KANVA is a young architectural firm whose work is at the forefront of thinking, imagining, drawing and constructing in Montreal and beyond. Its big ideas, gestures and approach to contemporary issues have gained local, national and international attention. With over ten years of experience designing a range of project types, including student housing, large-scale public art installations, mixed-use buildings, corporate and public spaces, KANVA treats each project as an opportunity to transform the built environment through story-telling.
Latest awards

2016

  • Awards of Excellence, Canadian Architect magazine, Winner - Residential complex Elää - Verdun, Quebec
  • Awards of Excellence, Canadian Architect magazine, Winner - To minimize the impact of the public works on Sainte-Catherine Street West : Imago - Montreal
  • Grands Prix du Design, PID agency, Commercial Space, 1 600 to 5 400 sq. ft. award - Frank & Oak - Stanley street in Montreal
  • Prix nationaux de design urbain, Institut royal d'architecture du Canada (IRAC) et l'association des architectes paysagistes du Québec, Lauréat, catégorie Fragments urbains - Entre les Rangs - Montréal

2015

  • Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence, Winner - Biodôme Migration - Montreal, in collaboration with NEUF architect(e)s
  • Architecture Awards of Excellence, Ordre des architectes du Québec, Winner - Entre les rangs - Montreal
  • Architecture Awards of Excellence, Ordre des architectes du Québec, Winner - Edison Residence - Montreal
  • World Architecture News Awards, Built Environment Media, Commended - City Fields - Montreal
  • World Architecture Festival, WAF, Finalist - City Fields – Montreal
  • World Architecture Festival, WAF, Finalist - Edison Residence - Montreal
  • Emerging Architectural Practice Award, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), Ottawa, Ontario
  • Grands Prix du Design, PID agency, Winner, Hostel category - Edison Résidence - Montreal
  • Grands Prix du Design, PID agency, Winner, Lighting category - Entre les rangs - Montreal

2014

  • International Warming Huts Competition, Winner - Recycling Words - Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • World Architecture News Awards, Built Environment Media, Shortlisted – Edison Residence – Montreal
  • The IES Illumination Awards, Montreal Illuminating Engineering Society, Winner exterior lighting - Entre les rangs - Montreal, QC
  • Grands prix du design, PID agency, Exhibitions category - 30 Lits - Montreal

2013

  • Numix Awards, Regroupement des producteurs Multimedia (RPM), Finalist, Production Cultural experience - Entre les rangs - Montreal
  • Architecture Awards of Excellence, Ordre des architectes du Québec, Finalist - Irène - Montreal
  • Awards of Excellence : Innovation in architecture, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) - Irène - Canada
Enterprise data
Full-time employees: 
13
Part-time employees: 
0
Local business (Montreal, Quebec, Canada): 
100 %
In business since: 
2003