Renée Daoust is founder of DAOUST LESTAGE inc., with Réal Lestage. Founded in 1988, DAOUST LESTAGE inc., has been actively involved in the fields of architecture and urban design. As a multidisciplinary firm concerned with design at all scales, DAOUST LESTAGE inc. strives to bridge the limitations of traditional design practices and overcome boundaries between urban design, architecture, landscape, graphic, interior, industrial and furniture design.
For each project the approach rests on a careful understanding of the site’s present and historical characteristics in order to anchor the proposed intervention with the intrinsic qualities of the surroundings, revealing traces of the past through a resolutely contemporary language.
Characterized by their simplicity, the firm's designs demonstrate an ability to conceptualize projects of varied nature and scope. From large scale urban improvement projects and architectural schemes to interior and furniture design, the DAOUST LESTAGE inc. team has acquired a unique expertise in planning, design and realization of diverse and award winning projects.
DAOUST LESTAGE inc. has been recognized at the international, national and provincial level for their commitment to quality and well-considered design that creates enduring environments at both urban and architectural scales.