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780 Brewster / Lemay

  • 00:00 - 10 October, 2011
780 Brewster / Lemay
780 Brewster / Lemay, © Claude-Simon Langlois
© Claude-Simon Langlois

© Claude-Simon Langlois © Claude-Simon Langlois © Claude-Simon Langlois © Claude-Simon Langlois +11

  • Architects

  • Location

    Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Project Team

    Louis T. Lemay (Partner in Charge), André Cardinal (Architect, Senior Partner, Project Manager), Pierre E. Leclerc (Senior Architect, LEED AP), Sandra Neill (Associate Designer), Chantal Ladrie (Designer), Marie-Élaine Globensky (Graphic Design And Signage)
  • Engineers

    Bouthillette Parizeau & Associés (electro-mechanical engineering) and les Consultants Gemec inc. (civil/structural engineering)
  • Client

    Groupe Mach
  • General Contractor

    Construction TEQ inc.
  • Sustainable Development

    Lyse M. Tremblay, architect, LEED AP
  • Area

    12000.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

Erected at the beginning of the XXth century, 780 Brewster is a five-storey multi-tenant industrial building with a total surface area of 12,000 sqm. This brick and timber building was transformed into an office building housing, among others, the City of Montréal’s Southwest Borough Hall as well as our firm’s offices.

Completed according to a “fast track” schedule, the structure meets the most rigorous sustainable development standards and is certified LEED Silver. The main features of this innovative green project are:

The reclamation of 75 % of an industrial heritage building’s structure (existing walls, floors et roofs);

Air conditioning and ventilation systems offering an energy efficiency rate that is 50 % greater than traditional new buildings;

Large windows that open, allowing occupants to benefit from natural light and ventilation;

© Claude-Simon Langlois
© Claude-Simon Langlois

The reuse of nearly 80 % of materials such as the metal plates and grillwork adorning the reception areas;

The use of new materials (adhesives, paints, carpeting, composites, plaster) and furnishings that contain recycled materials, are recyclable, non-toxic and emit no volatile organic compound;

Building located near a metro station and bus stops and equipped with a secured bicycle hangar and locker rooms, allowing users to take advantage of alternate means of transportation;

The recovery of recyclable and compostable materials;

© Claude-Simon Langlois
© Claude-Simon Langlois

Plumbing fixtures offering a 30 % reduction in water consumption;

Landscaping that does not require irrigation.

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arch-daily-old · December 24, 2011

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Archinsiders · October 13, 2011

Fait de briques et de brocs / Made with bricks :

Archinsiders · October 13, 2011

Tous les jours à l&#39usine... / I live in a factory ! :

CASUDI · October 12, 2011

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