The National Assembly’s Reception Pavilion receives a Governor General Award in Architecture.


June 6th, 2022 The Reception Pavilion of the Québec National Assembly has been selected to receive one of the prestigious 2022 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. Coordinated by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts, the award recognizes and celebrates outstanding design by Canadian architects. With sweeping spaces for […]

Claude Provencher, conveyor of beauty


Beauty. The first word that comes to mind when I think of Claude Provencher, conveyor of beauty. This man was passionate about the beauty of the country and knew how to share it. With a stroke of his pencil, his gesture asserts itself in the streets he draws. The buildings he creates or recreates become […]

CLAUDE PROVENCHER, architect 1949 – 2022


Montréal, May 8th, 2022. It is with great sadness that the partners and staff at Provencher_Roy announce the death of Claude Provencher, award-winning architect and co-founder of the practice, on May 6, 2022, at the age of 72. Considered one of the instigators of the new urban architecture that emerged in Canada in the late […]

Sonia Gagné becomes a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada


Sonia Gagné, senior partner and architect at Provencher_Roy, becomes a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (@IRAC). Sonia is one of 29 new Fellows, and the only architect from Quebec for 2022. A Fellow of the RAIC College is a member of the RAIC who has achieved professional eminence or has rendered distinctive service to the profession or […]

Provencher_Roy appoints 11 new partners


Claude Bourbeau, Benoit Laforest, Roch Cayouette and Sonia Gagné, principals and managing partners at Provencher_Roy, are pleased to announce the appointment of a new talented generation of partners to the practice. Sharing the initial vision of founders Claude Provencher and Michel Roy, committed to sustainable interventions in the built environment where users and communities are […]

Îlot Balmoral, “Best of best” at the Architecture MasterPrize


Îlot Balmoral, home of NFB, wins “Best of best” at the Architecture MasterPrize in the “Mixed Use Architecture” category. This award recognizes design excellence, creativity and innovation in architecture. Îlot Balmoral’s impressive structure sits adjacent to Place des Festivals and contributes to the boldness of its district, as a reincarnation of downtown Montréal’s social and cultural vocation. […]

The Montréal Tower wins at the ABB LEAF Awards


Partner Mélissa Bélanger was in London on October 14, 2021 to receive an award at the ABB LEAF Awards for the Montréal Tower project, winner in the category “Best Refurbishment project”. This gala celebrates innovative architecture on the international scene and sets the benchmark for the industry’s new generation. Unoccupied since 1987, the Montréal Tower […]

Provencher_Roy anounces new leadership team


Claude Provencher is proud to announce the appointment of a new leadership team at Provencher_Roy. The co-founder has introduced the four senior partners who will be taking over from him to run the practice: Claude Bourbeau, principal architect and a pioneer in sustainable architecture in Québec; Benoit Laforest, who has one of Québec’s most impressive track records in […]

Claude Provencher, knight of the Ordre national du Québec


Congratulations to Claude Provencher, co-founder of Provencher_Roy, who will be inducted Knight of the Ordre national du Québec. Considered one of the initiators of the new urban architecture that emerged in the late 1970s in Canada, he is recognized for his contemporary projects, which are also respectful of their historical contexts. Through his profound sense […]