News (September 01, 2001)

PROJECTSSaucier + Perrotte in Ontario.Two projects in Ontario designed by Montreal firm Saucier + Perrotte architectes are to begin construction early next…

Shedding Light on Bruce

The design of retail lighting systems is facilitated by a new generation of easy-to-use lighting simulation software.

Super Markets

A redesigned supermarket environment offering a high degree of amenity realizes benefits for a large grocery chain.


A New Design Philosophy: An Introduction to Defuturing. Tony Fry, University of New South Wales Press, 1999.Review by Jacob Allderdice"New design philosophies"…

Form Follows Frustration

A professor of architecture's dissatisfaction with traditional racing shells serves as the basis for an award-winning new design.

Simons Says

A Quebec department store borrows the sinuous forms of Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum to attract attention--and customers.

Newtown Renewal

A celebrity-owned restaurant's controversial name belies its considerable virtues as an accomplished piece of design.

Article (September 01, 2001)

Perhaps more than any other building types the retail shop and the restaurant are the most susceptible to changing fashion. Not only do stores and night spots…