Devoted to design’s ability to solve many of our modern-day problems, he embodies the firm’s mission to build spaces for communities and future generations to grow.
A Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, Louis became President of the firm in 1998. Since then, he has driven Lemay’s growth from its beginnings in Montreal to the establishment of offices in Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and New York.
His business acumen, adaptive application of models and technologies from a variety of disciplines and drive to create innovative and sustainable living environments has made Lemay the largest privately held architectural practice in Canada and a world leader in the field of built environments. The firm’s transdisciplinary practice interconnects one specialty to the next, allowing teams to lean on, learn from and grow forward with one another.
Louis is an essential contributor to the business community and a wide range of charities. Among them, he is currently chair of the Fondation David Chiasson, which works to help people with addiction problems reintegrate into society; a board member of the Fondation Yvon Lamarre, which provides housing and respite services to people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities; and governor for the Grande campagne des Carabins de l’Université de Montréal.