Pierrefonds Public Library
The winning project in the architecture competition for the Pierrefonds Library was unveiled. Among the four submitted by the finalist firms, the jury chose the concept developed by Chevalier Morales architectes and DMA architectes.
The jury, presided by Mr. Jacques Plante, Architect and Associate Professor at Université Laval, author of numerous architecture books, underlined the uniqueness and originality of the winning concept.
The work includes a complete renovation of the existing building and an extension of 2,316 m2. The new facilities will include the integration of new technologies and a radio-frequency identification system to facilitate documents management and to offer self-service loans and returns. In addition, the values of sustainable development will be integrated within the project designed to receive the LEED Gold certification.