Pierre Lassonde Pavilion – Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec | MNBAQ


EXPANSION The new Pierre Lassonde Pavilion of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, realized by the OMA* AMO Architecture P.C. / Provencher_ Roy, imparts a newfound architectural cohesiveness to the Musée and increases by 90% the exhibition space. Linked to the existing museum complex by a 130.6 meters long passageway, the building aims to weave […]

Avenue du Musée


STRUT THE CATWALK! The avenue du Musée was crossed by a huge, colourful silhouette during the Thierry Mugler: Couturissime exhibition. Traced on the ground and visible from the sky, the intervention was inspired by three of Mugler’s key themes – texture, metamorphosis and femininity, extending the exhibition into the public domain through the use of […]

Reservation Pavilion – Canadian Aviation and Space Museum of Canada


The Canada Aviation and Space Museum embarked on a major expansion project in 2003 in response to a significant increase in its collections and programs.  The architectural expression of this extension is inspired by the aerodynamic shape of an airplane wing. The construction is industrial and uses the vocabulary of traditional hangars with their curved, […]

Fort de Ville-Marie – Québécor Pavilion and First Collector Sewer / Pointe-à-Callière


The new Fort de Ville-Marie building will be part of the Montréal Archaeology and History Complex, a major development project that will incorporate the Montréal Museum’s current buildings: the Éperon, the Ancienne-Douane, Youville Pumping Station and the Mariners’ House. The Fort de Ville-Marie project is located in Montréal’s Old Port on the site of the […]

Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal


National competition finalist Provencher_Roy submitted an original proposal in the architecture competition launched in June 2017 for the renewal of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC), for which the construction budget is $22 million. To boost the MAC’s patronage and develop the museum’s clientele, the firm chose to explore the correlation between the evolution […]

Pointe-à-Callière – Montréal Archeology and History Complex


The Pointe-à-Callière Museum conforms to the triangular shape of the property, in addition to maintaining the volumetrics and proportions of the Royal Insurance building – the last one to occupy the site. Like a missing link added to a chain, the museum unifies and restores continuity to the series of fragmented structures along de la […]

Brouillon-National film board of Canada – Montréal


In 2019, the Montréal offices of the National Film Board will move to Îlot Balmoral, a building located in the heart of the Place des festivals. The mandate is to provide the film producer and distributor flexible spaces that will help ensure its longevity.

La Maison Théâtre


COMPETITION The proposal submitted in the architecture contest for the multifunctional room of the Cégep du Vieux Montréal and the Maison Théâtre aims to completely free up the principal facade so it can house animated public spaces opening onto the street. This intervention helps create safe, pleasant and visually permeable entrances along Ontario St., for […]

Rehabilitation of Esplanade of Montréal’s Place des Arts


The Esplanade of Montréal’s Place des Arts—a gathering place for the city’s arts and culture community—was expanded and renovated in 2018, in order to return it to its vocation as a public space. As major renovation work was necessary, Place des Arts directors seized the opportunity to completely overhaul the Esplanade, a site now at […]

Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme – Place des Arts


With its five concert halls, Place des Arts is the premier performing arts venue in Quebec. Since it was opened in 1963, this hub of culture had lost its readability, and the public area linking the theatres, subway and shops had become an incoherent cluster of spaces. The project was designed primarily to restore the identity […]