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Gilles Saucier, FIRAC, and André Perrotte, FIRAC, founding partners of Saucier + Perrotte Architectes, have been awarded the 2018 RAIC Gold Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada to an individual or team of individuals in recognition of “a significant and lasting contribution to Canadian architecture.” Founded in Montreal in 1988, Saucier + Perrotte Architectes have worked at the highest levels over their 30 year career, completing a range of project types both within Canada and internationally. The firm was lauded by the jury for pushing boundaries of innovation while maintaining a sense of elegance and refinement. “They have built and maintained a high quality of work for decades,” the five-member jury wrote in their citation. “They are one of the few firms that are recognized both nationally and internationally. The work is always innovative and interesting. It’s timeless, consistently elegant, beautifully detailed. They integrate nature beautifully.”  View more View full description
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