CHUM Hospital Complex and Amphitheater | Excellence award

CHUM Hospital Complex and Amphitheater | Excellence award

The CHUM Hospital Complex and Amphitheater was given the 2022 Excellence Award in the category Institutional Public Buildings, bestowed by the Ordre des architectes du Québec. Our people contributed to the of the inside of the amphitheater to ensure its multifunctionality. This rounded structure of imposing architecture can seat 365 people, but those seats can be retracted and put away to take advantage of the full surface area of the room. You can see what the amphitheater looks like from inside in this video. Congratulations to the consortium of architecture firms for this well-deserved prize!

Photo credit: CHUM

Awards of Excellence in Architecture | Espace Paddock F1

Awards of Excellence in Architecture | Espace Paddock F1

Espace Paddock was awarded the 2020 Award of Excellence by the Ordre des Architectes du Québec, a project realized by the architects at FABG. We participated as consultants in technological integration during construction. Located at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, this project also earned the Innovation Award. This new building at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve uses the latest eco-friendly technologies and materials on the market. This is the most important thing to undertake the shift to sustainable development. This construction also won the Award of Excellence in December 2018 from Canadian Architect magazine.

OAQ: 2020 Award of Excellence in Architecture | Canadian Architect: 2018 Award of Excellence

Photos credit : FABG

 

Théâtre Gilles-Vigneault | Award after award!

Théâtre Gilles-Vigneault | Award after award!

In April 2020, the Théâtre Gilles-Vigneault, for which we worked on conception and construction, received the Governor General’s Medal in Architecture. This new victory is added to the long list of awards that this 875-seat venue located in St-Jérôme has gathered so far. A full article on the architecture firm Jodoin Lamarre Pratte Architectes‘s website relates the event.

The firm had already won the prize in the « Établissement culturel » category at the 12th edition of the Grands Prix du Design, as well as having been recognized by Cecobois in the category « Bâtiment institutionnel de plus de 1000 m² » in 2019. This prize was awarded at the sixth edition of Prix d’Excellence Cecobois Gala held at Palais Montcalm in Québec City.

USITT’S 2016 Architecture – ESPACE THÉÂTRE MUNI-SPEC

USITT’S 2016 Architecture – ESPACE THÉÂTRE MUNI-SPEC

For the USITT 2016 which took place in March in Salt Lake City, the hall “Espace Theatre Muni-Spec” of Mont-Laurier has received the “2016 Architecture Award USITTs Honor Awards”. It is presented as a multipurpose hall able to accommodate traditional performing arts events as well as configurations for cabarets, banquets, corporate events and trade shows.

For this award , it was highlighted the structural grid of cross-laminated wood beams supports the roof and creates a canopy over the main entrance. It clearly communicates the importance of wood for the region and supports the local development of new technologies that add value to this natural resource with a better environmental footprint than steel and concrete.

The professionals awarded this prize were “the FABG Architects” for the architecture of the multipurpose hall and “Go multimedia” as Theatre Consultant.

Photo credit : Steve Montpetit

Montreal Planetarium| LEED Certification

Montreal Planetarium| LEED Certification

In this beautiful month of July 2015, the Montreal Planetarium has received the long awaited LEED NC Platinum certification level. This important milestone in the Planetarium project is a recognition of the extraordinary work that the whole team has been able to deploy and this project stands out in quality and innovation. Congratulations on a great reward!

Photos credit : Stephane Brügger