atelier big city

Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre, Montreal, 2015
  • AR Architecture
  • EX Exhibition design
  • IN Interior design
  • UR Urban design
The firm’s name conveys its interest in the many manifestations of the city. Its slogan, “Make architecture a public policy,” testifies to the importance it ascribes to the public role of architecture. In recognition of its contribution to the dynamic energy of Québec architecture, the firm has earned many awards and publications, along with numerous invitations to present its projects and exhibit them throughout North America and Europe. Atelier Big City received the Prix de Rome 1998-99.
Latest awards


  • Multidisciplinary Architectural Competition for Place des Pionniers, City of Gatineau, Finalist


  • Architectural Competition for the Construction of a New Public Library, City of Marieville, Finalist
  • Grands Prix du Design, PID Agency, Winner, Color Special Award - 55 Mont-Royal Ouest - Montréal, Canada


  • Lab-École Architectural Design Competition, Imagining the Schools of Tomorrow, Together, Commission scolaire des Rives-du-Saguenay, Finalist
  • Architectural Competition for the Françoise-Bédard Library, City of Rivière-du-Loup, Finalist
Enterprise data
Full-time employees: 
Local business (Montréal, Québec, Canada): 
100 %
In business since: 
Location: Le Plateau-Mont-Royal