Bibliothèque du Boisé 

A magnificent building that offers indoor
as well as outdoor public spaces.

Manuelle Gautrand
Jury President
Grand Prix du Design
  • Client

    City of Montreal

  • Location

    Canada

  • Year

    2013

  • Consortium

    Cardinal Hardy*

    Labonté Marcil

    Éric Pelletier* architectes in consortium

    (*Lemay)

18 Awards

2016
Bronze Award, Architectural Design / Cultural Architecture
American Architecture Prize
2016
Finalist for WAN Civic Building Awards
WAN Awards
2016
Platinum Award, Architectural Design / Institutional Architecture
American Architecture Prize
2015
Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards for Elite, honourable citation
Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards for Elite
2015
Best of Canada, category: Institutional
Canadian Interiors Magazine
2015
Finalist, Award of Excellence in Architecture, category: Institutional Building
Quebec Order of Architects
2015
Finalist, FX International Interior Design Awards, category: Institutional
FX International Interior Design Awards
2015
Grands Prix du Design, category: Library
Interieurs Magazine | PID Agency
2015
Grand Prix of Excellence in Architecture
Quebec Order of Architects
2015
LEED LEED-NC 1.0 Platinum Certification
Canada Green Building Council
2014
Award for Project Excellence
Project Management Institute (PMI)
2014
Canadian Green Building Award
Canada Green Building Council
2014
Finalist, People’s Choice Award, Excellence Award, Cecobois
Centre of Expertise in Commercial Wood Construction
2014
International VMZinc Award, category: Green Building
VMZinc
2013
Award of Excellence, category: Commercial - Institutional Project
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
2013
Award of Excellence, category: Green Building
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
2013
Award of Excellence, category: Jury Favourite
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
2013
Project of the Year
PMI-Montreal Élixir Gala
2010
Excellence Award
Canadian Architect Magazine
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Greenest library In Canada

Winner of multiple design awards, Montreal's Bibliothèque du Boisé by Lemay is a shining example of the 21st century library. Seamless integration with natural, urban and social environments has helped establish the facility as the borough’s cultural, technological and social hub. A record number of users have visited the library, four times more than initially estimated.

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