CHAREST PARENTEAU & ASSOCIATES is a firm that works in the field of architecture, design and gardens since 1998 in Quebec, Canada. It is through a successful partnership between Francois Parenteau, architect and Annie Charest, art historian and designer, the firm draws and built architecture, design and contemporary gardens.Located in Magog, in the beautiful Eastern Townships area, the firm works in harmony with nature. Because the workplace is the same that the private home, the team can be inspired at any time by organic forms that surround them. So, the firm can experiments new ideas in a natural laboratory. Therefore, CHAREST + PARENTEAU focuses on functionality, artistic research, technical, tectonics and practical projects.Great importance is given to the publication of projects and to the participation in international architectural competition, which grow up the diversity and originality of inspirations. These ideas are then developed into a treatment of applied research and experiments in a real context, the proximity of the workplace. These design approaches can then establish refreshing concepts in the field and follow a constant update of new trends. Over fifty projects per year are well developed by the firm. At both institutions, residential and commercial, CHAREST + PARENTEAU can be argued modern architecture to a wide range of clients and make accessible the mainstream.
CHAREST PARENTEAU & ASSOCIÉS AMONG PRESTIGIOUS AMERICAS PROPERTY AWARD WINNERS Leading architects from across the length and breadth of the Americas gathered at The Savoy Hotel in London on Monday (December 12th) for the announcement of the winners of the prestigious Americas Property Awards in association with Bloomberg Television and Google. Charest + Parenteau is delighted to learn that it is one of the winning companies in the architecture single residence categorie whit the project Moulton Hill Residence. These awards, combined with the other regional awards’ programmes for Arabia, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, form the globally renowned International Property Awards. Established 17 years ago, they are the world’s most prestigious property competition and cover residential as well as commercial categories. Judging is carried out through a meticulous process involving a panel of over 60 experts covering every aspect of the property business. This year’s judges include James Bacon, UK account manager of Google; Peter Bolton King, group chief executive of the National Federation of Property professionals; David Dalby of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); and Mike McNamara of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).email@example.com www.charestparenteau.com www.propertyawards.net