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Pierre Lassonde Pavilion wins jury favourite in Quebec steel awards

CISC-ICCA gives awards to 11 projects from over 80 entries


Pavillon Pierre-Lassonde du Musee National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, Quebec City. Photography by Stephane Brugger

Pavillon Pierre-Lassonde du Musee National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, Quebec City. Photography by Stephane Brugger

The Quebec Region of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) held its 18th Gala for the Design Awards of Excellence in Steel Construction at the Pointe-à-Callière Museum in Old Montreal in early November.

The event recognized exceptional architectural and engineering projects “that have inspired industry champions and passionate professionals across the province.”

“The steel industry is among the most important industries; it is very dynamic and constantly evolving and contributes significantly to the Quebec economy,” said Dr. Hellen Christodoulou, Quebec Region Manager for CISC-ICCA.

Of the 83 entries in total, the panel chose 37 finalists and 11 award-winners.

Design Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction went to the following:

Jury Favourite: Pavillon Pierre-Lassonde du Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Quebec City – Canam Bâtiments, Tecnométal, Provencher Roy and OMA, SNC-Lavalin, EBC.

Sir Ambrose Shea Bridge, Placentia, Newfoundland & Labrador.

Sir Ambrose Shea Bridge, Placentia, Newfoundland & Labrador.

Bridges:  Sir Ambrose Shea Bridge, Placentia, Newfoundland & Labrador – Canam Ponts, Parsons, Vet Dessin, Tenca, H.J. O’Connell.

Green Buildings:  Usine Soprema, Drummondville, Que. – Lainco Canam Bâtiments, ABCP Architecture, Ronam, Soprema.

Commercial/Institutional: Centre Vidéotron, Quebec City – Tecnométal, AGP-ABCP Architecture, Gagnon Letallier Cyr Ricard Mathier, Populous, SNC-Lavalin, Pomerleau, DCA, Quebec City.

Residential/Renovations:  Le Rubic, Montreal –  Acier Métaux Spec, Rayside Labossière, CPF Groupe Conseil, Upbrella Construction, Investissement Luc Poirier.

Le Rubic residential building, Quebec City.

Le Rubic residential building, Quebec City.

Industrial:  Centrale Hydroélectrique Romaine-2, Côte-Nord, Que.- AECOM (consortium AECOM/SNC-Lavalin), Démathieu & Bard-Nordex, Hydro-Québec.

Industrial: Green Cross Biotherapeutics, Project Oasis, Campus St-Laurent Technoparc, Montreal – Canam Bâtiments, NFOE/MSDL Architectes, SDK et associés, Vet Dessin, BTL.

Stairs, Architectural Walkways:  Passerelle Piétonne Rue Soumande – Structures XL, ABCP Architecture, EMS, BSL, Quebec City.

Steel Works/Sculptures: Pergola de la Place a la Vista, Terrebonne – Thibaut Lefort (artiste), Agence Relief Design, Latéral s.e.n.c., Studio Canton, City of Terrebonne.

Outside Quebec:  Tower-D-Edmonton Ice District, Alberta – Les Construction Beauce Atlas, WAM, Stantec, Steltec, PCL, EAD.

Young Architects/Engineers category:  Ecole Primaire Bois-de-Liesse, Montreal – Canam Bâtiments, Sim-Con, Saia Barbarese Topouzanov Architectes, CIMA+, Beaudoin Hurens, Dorbec, Commission Scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeovs.