Discover our first BESIDE destination in Lanaudière
Back to nature
Architecture, green living and new communities
Encounters with islanders and landscapes on the Magdalen Islands.
In the Reford Gardens, you wander amongst the northern and the exotic, architecture and contemporary art, botany and gastronomy, the know-how of gardeners and local and international landscape designers. Pinch yourself if you must; this idyll is real.
A portrait of a region proudly affirming its culture through tourism.
Parc national du Mont-Tremblant is celebrating its 125th birthday. Behind the lush scenery, people are passionately working to preserve the land.
When he’s not in the operating room of the ER at Santa Paula Hospital, Californian Ross Monroe is converting his backyard into a community space for friends who, like him, want to live independently.
German architect Andreas Wenning makes treehouses, but these aren’t the rickety, makeshift constructions you remember from childhood. With his sleek, contemporary dwellings, Wenning has invented a whole new dream for life amongst the treetops.
In cultures around the world, saunas are everyday sites of immense social and spiritual importance, not least because they feel divine.
A transaction like none other.
In Norway, Tormod Amundsen and his team at Biotope design ‘invisible’ architecture; carefully crafted small shelters that must blend into and be absorbed by their earthly surroundings.
Portrait of a region that grabs hold of you and won’t let go.