The jury chaired by Dan S. Hanganu has selected the team of Atelier Big City, Fichten Soiferman et Associés and L'ŒUF as winner of the architectural design competition for the future Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre.
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 community.”
For additional information on the competition, please see the full City of Montreal press release.