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World-renowned architecture firm Saucier + Perrotte is unveiling a new soccer centre in Montreal this year. Gilles Saucier, founder and partner, and a juror for the 2015 Air Canada ­enRoute Hotel Design Awards, shares his favourite spots to visit around town.

Gilles Saucier

01 Westmount Square

We're very proud to have this Mies van der Rohe gem in Montreal. With its pure black volumes, the residential, shopping and office complex represents his best architecture from the 1960s.
1, Westmount Square, westmount-square.com

02 Centre canadien d'architecture

This museum collects everything we produce in the studio: our drawings and models. I designed an exhibition for the CCA some years ago, called 1973: Sorry, Out of Gas, exploring how architects responded to the oil crisis.
1920, rue Baile, 514-939-7026, cca.qc.ca

03 Michel Brisson

I cannot resist naming this menswear boutique, even though I designed the space, which features aluminum-rod racks that have integrated fluorescent tubes. I wear a lot of the great European labels it carries, like Marni and Rick Owens.
1074, Av. Laurier O., 514-270-1012, michelbrisson.com

04 Mile-Ex

You may need a map to find this small restaurant, which happens to be located near my office and apartment. The chef, Grégory Paul, is from the south of France, and he makes the best grilled calamari and acras de crabe.
6631, rue Jeanne-Mance, 514-678-8256, mileex.ca

05 Cafeden

It's refreshing to see a brasserie making traditional Vietnamese food with a modern touch. This great addition to the Montreal dining scene has a very contemporary monochromatic interior, and its papaya salad and fish 'n' chips are crazy good.
6576, boul. Saint-Laurent, 514-419-1589, cafedenrestaurant.com

06 Latitude Nord

I come to this modern furniture store to pick out pieces for my clients and for myself. It carries some of my favourite brands, like Minotti, Poliform and Paola Lenti. In the window display, the sculptural light fixture by New York designer Bec Brittain is absolutely amazing.
4410, boul. Saint-Laurent, 514-287-9038, latitudenord.com

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