Reconfiguration of the magnificent Château HEP-1 cars from the 1950s for VIA Rail Canada to enhance comfort and update the design.
of sleeping cars
Via Rail Canada
Large-scale project carried out in collaboration with LemayMichaud Architecture Design and Paprika Communication.
During the day, the foldaway bed is concealed in a wall to free up the seating area; it can be unfolded at night to create a bedroom with a plush atmosphere.
The lower car body is adorned with metal architectural panels that protect it from damage and house the integrated ventilation.