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Balmoral Mixed-Use Destination°
location: Montreal, Canada
client: Ivanhoe Cambridge
°Designed/directed by MLauzon Senior Partner NOMADE

The Challenge

Create a unique destination uniting retail, office, residential and a 2500-seat performance theater into an integrated mixed-use complex that would encapsulate the vibrancy of the festival scene in downtown Montreal.




The Response

Deliver a sculpted and sweeping urban landscape incorporating 2 towers, a large central exterior agora for festivals and 2 dramatic “dune-like” pavilions for the theater showroom and the underground retail entrance foyer. Generate a unique visual signature that would forever mark the location of the new international-caliber Entertainment District.

Selected Press Release

Concept Sketch
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View from Jeanne-Mance street towards South
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Aerial view in eastern downtown core
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Location Plan in Quartier des spectacles
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Conceptual aerial view towards South
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Rendering of North Tower and Retail Pavilion
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Aerial view towards West with South Tower on Ste-Catherine
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View of Central Entertainment Agora
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