First LEED Fellow recognition for a Quebec architect


LEED Fellows represent the top of their fields in green building design, engineering and development. Montréal, Québec – Friday, September 16, 2022 – Provencher_Roy’s Guillaume Martel, Architect and Partner, has been 2022 LEED Fellow by the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). Guillaume is among 20 professionals who represent exceptional practitioners and leaders within the green building […]

Reception Pavilion of Québec’s National Assembly wins International Architecture Awards 2022 for Excellence


The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design (in partnership with the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies) has awarded the International Architecture Awards 2022 to the Reception Pavilion of Québec’s National Assembly in the Government Buildings category. The design of the Reception Pavilion revolutionizes how citizens participate in their democracy. It […]

Appointment at Provencher_Roy


Provencher_Roy is pleased to announce the appointment of Claude Bourbeau as President. Initially a partner at Beauchamp Roy in 1989, then at Beauchamp Bourbeau architectes in 1994, Claude Bourbeau joined Provencher_Roy as an architect and principal partner in 2005. He has since worked on some of the most important public sector projects in Québec, notably […]

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. […]