KANVA

Montréal Biodome, 2020.jpg
  • 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

2021

  • ESTim Competition, Chambre de commerce de l'Est de Montréal, Winner, Public/Parapublic Sector Project Category - Montréal Biodome - Canada
  • Reinventing Cities, C40, Finalist - TRANSITIONS - Montréal, Canada (in collaboration with Ferrier Marchetti Studio)

2020

  • Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards, Architecture Press Release, Runner-Up, Residential Architecture Built Category - Origine - Montréal, Canada (in collaboration with NÓS)

2019

  • AZ Award, Azure Magazine, Winner, People’s Choice - Imago - Montréal, Canada
  • Award of Excellence, Ordre des Architectes du Québec, Finalist - Eläa - Montréal, Canada
  • Award of Excellence, Ordre des Architectes du Québec, Finalist - Saint-Hyacinthe Convention Centre - Canada (in collaboration with NEUF architect(e)s)

2018

  • Grands Prix du Design, PID Agency, Winner, Landscape Architecture for Residential, Commercial and Office Project Award - Elää - Montréal, Canada (in collaboration with VLAN)
  • World Architecture Festival, WAF, Winner, Experimental Future Project Category - Imago - Montréal, Canada

2017

  • Prix de Rome in Architecture, Canada Council for the Arts, Winner
  • INOVA Award, Institut de développement Urbain du Québec, Winner, Multiple Residential Units, Construction Costs of less than 50 Million $ Category - Elää - Montréal, Canada

2016

  • Awards of Excellence, Canadian Architect Magazine, Winner - Elää - Montréal, Canada
  • Awards of Excellence, Canadian Architect Magazine, Winner - Imago - Montréal, Canada
  • Grands Prix du Design, PID Agency, Winner, Commercial Space, 1 600 to 5 400 sq.ft. Award - Frank & Oak - Montréal, Canada
  • National Urban Design Awards, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and Association des architectes paysagistes du Québec, Winner, Urban Fragments Category - Entre les Rangs - Montréal, Canada
Enterprise data
Full-time employees: 
12
Local business (Montreal, Quebec, Canada): 
95 %
Foreign business (international): 
5 %
In business since: 
2003