An architect and her partner, parents of twins, called upon APPAREIL Architecture to design the expansion and refurbishing of a veterans’ home in Verdun. The client, Catherine Gauthier, being an architect herself, the project was conceptualized through collaboration and communication among all parties.
Appareil architecture is a Montreal-based firm whose mission is to design quality residential and commercial environments for its occupants. Our signature style is sleek, contemporary and greatly inspired by our Nordic roots. Our projects demonstrate our commitment to find a balance between tradition and modernity.
We are a multidisciplinary agency in architecture, interior design and design. We offer a comprehensive scope of services adapted to our clients specific needs and, together with them, we carry out all stages of the process: Planning, research, construction, interior design, object design and built-in furniture… This approach allows us to simplify project management and to facilitate the experience, as well as to find effective, integrated and customized solutions.
Kim Pariseau founded Appareil architecture in 2010. She previously worked with leading firms on both commercial and residential projects. Kim studied in Montreal and in Copenhagen, and she has a double degree in interior design and architecture. She is a member of the Quebec Order of Architects (OAQ).
The decompartmentalization of the interior now allows a much more fluid circulation as well as an increased bursting of light. Tone on tone coloring or layering, is a decorative technique that takes a single or a few colors and uses different saturation of that color(s) throughout the space
The design of the Grand Pic cottage results from a sensitive reading of the magnificent woods in which it is located. The objective was to let ourselves be guided and inspired by the characteristics of the terrain.
Gounod Residence is a Montreal duplex recently renovated by Appareil Architecture for a young family. The young Montreal firm faced a major challenge when it was mandated to renovate this duplex located in Villeray from A to Z. Its new and singular appearance distinguishes it from others in the neighborhood and forms a bridge between […]
Arbalete Residence is a old family home recently transformed into a spacious contemporary residence by the Montreal based multidisciplinary design agency, Appareil Architecture. The building was originally a small wooden house built in 1922 and has undergone several transformations and expansions over the years. From the architect: New design and layout of a house located in […]
APPAREIL architecture has completed Percée Residence in Montreal, Canada. This project is a renovation of the ground floor level and basement of a historic duplex. The new staircase serves not only as a link between each level, but also as the focal point of the updated space and as a skylight. This new light allows the […]