Winning teams of Saint-Charles library and Centre Gadbois architectural competitions announced

The winners of two architectural competitions in Quebec have recently been announced.

The winning teams of the Saint-Charles library architectural competition and architectural competition for Centre Gadbois have recently been announced.

La terrasse du café. Lapointe Magne & Associés + L’OEUF Architectes en collaboration avec VINCI Consultants / L2C Experts / Dupras Ledoux (Image courtesy of Kollectif)

Lapointe Magne & Associés + L’OEUF Architectes in collaboration with VINCI Consultants / L2C Experts / Dupras Ledoux have been announced the winners of the Saint-Charles library architectural competition.

The winning project successfully met all judging criteria assessed by the jury. In their report, the jury members noted that the team demonstrated an understanding of the vision and values sought by the project, which aims to enhance quality of life for residents of Pointe-Saint-Charles. The proposal outlines a project that promises to bring people together and takes a sensitive approach to the neighbourhood’s environment and its residents.

The winning team’s proposal is fully consistent with the Montréal 2030 Agenda for Quality and Exemplarity in Design and Architecture. This project places an emphasis on sustainability, creativity and innovation in the service of the green and social transition.


Vue du canal Lachine. Prisme + ADHOC inc., GBI Experts-Conseils inc. (Image courtesy of Kollectif)

Prisme + ADHOC inc. has been announced the winner of the architectural competition for Centre Gadbois.

In their report, the jury members noted the project’s successful urban integration with its physical and historical contexts. They also praised the team for designing light-filled spaces conducive to versatile programming both inside and outside the centre. The decision to preserve as much of the existing building as possible was in keeping with the City’s commitments to the principles of sustainable development.

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