The jury chaired by Dan S. Hanganu has selected the team of
Big City, Fichten Soiferman et Associés and L'ŒUF as winner of the
architectural design competition for the future Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
Numerous McGill alumni are involved in this win: Howard
Davies (B.Arch. 1983), Anne Cormier
(B.Arch. 1982) and Randy Cohen (B.Arch. 1982) for
Atelier Big City; Jacob Fichten (B.Arch. 1967) and
Gerald Soiferman (B.Arch. 1963) for Fichten
Soiferman et Associés; Bernard Oliver (B.Arch.
1992 and M.Arch. 1997), Danny Pearl (B.Arch. 1986)
and Mark Poddubiuk (B.Arch. 1985) for L'ŒUF.
“The public presentation of the finalist projects in this
architectural competition allowed citizens to appreciate the
visions and ideas of the various teams, and of the winning team in
particular,” said Christine St-Pierre, Québec Minister of Culture,
Communications and the Status of Women. “I congratulate Atelier Big
City, Fichten Soiferman et Associés and L'ŒUF for their inventive
spirit. They have produced a concept that will make this a truly
valuable cultural centre that will meet the needs of the
For additional information on the competition, please see the
full City of Montreal press release.