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Architecture of Quebec

14 December 2009

1976 – Olympic Village, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Roger Tallibert The Olympic Village is a twin-tower structure,built as the athletes’ residence for the 1976 Summer Olympics. It was built by Rene Lepine, president of the Montreal-based real estate company, Groupe...

14 December 2009

1989 – Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Peter Rose Architect The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) is housed in a building made up of the historical Shaughnessy mansion, and an modern low lying construction which presents the museum entrance....

14 December 2009

1992 – 1000 de La Gauchetière, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Lemay & Associates / Dimakopoulos & Associates 1000 de la Gauchetière is Montreal’s tallest skyscraper, simply named for its address at 1000, La Gauchetiere Street. It rises to the maximum height approved...

14 December 2009

1992 – 1250 René-Lévesque, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates The 1250 René-Lévesque’s architecture is based on another skyscraper by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the 51-story Westend StraàŸe 1 in Frankfurt, Germany. The design is partly dictated by the...

15 December 2009

1992 – Pointe-à -Callière, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Dan S. Hanganu Built in 1992, the “Éperon” building, designed by architect Dan S. Hanganu, is reminiscent of the Victorian structure that formerly stood on this spot, the Royal Insurance Company Building....

14 December 2009

1994 – Pavilion Jacques Cartier, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Cardinal Hardy et Associés A pavilion including a food hall to cater for the waterfront park attractions during the summer months.

14 December 2009

2002 – Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Mario Saia The Palais des congrès de Montréal is a convention and exhibition center located at the north end of Old Montréal. The Palais was constructed above the Ville-Marie Expressway, the main...

14 December 2009

2005 – Concordia Vertical Campus, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: KPMB

14 December 2009

2005 – Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec, Montreal, Quebec

Architects: Lapointe Magne + à†difica The Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ), a much-maligned Montreal landmark, has often been cited as the worst example of the architectural legacy of the seventies....