U2 guitarist turns the Sistine Chapel into a rock music venue for cancer research

U2 guitarist, The Edge (David Howell Evans), played the first ever rock concert at the Sistine Chapel on Saturday, April 28th in Vatican City, Reuters reported. A three-minute clip was posted to YouTube showing the 54-year-old musician playing an acoustic set for a collection of philanthropists, doctors, and researchers who attended a conference on regenerative…

Montreal’s new light-rail train network will be the 3rd largest of its kind

It will be the biggest transit project since the Montreal métro, but this one will be built and mostly funded by a pension fund.  Answering decades of demands for an airport link from downtown, the $5.5-billion Réseau électrique métropolitain will be a vast network linking the South Shore, the West Island and Deux-Montagnes to both the airport and…

MTL’s soccer stadium featured in the world’s most influential architecture mag

The Crystalline soccer stadium by Saucier + Perrotte is a football stadium in Montreal that has a giant faceted roof structure, which folds over an indoor playing field before morphing into spectator seating surrounding a second open-air pitch.   It is located on the former Miron Quarry and landfill site, which is in the process of being converted into the…