AEWORLDMAP.COM (2,650+ posts)

A research project from the Architectural Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin – featuring contemporary architecture, engineering and construction around the world.

Grande Bibliothèque – Montreal, Quebec

leave a comment »

gbq-ext_06gbq_13

Building: Grande Bibliothèque
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Architect: Patkau/Croft Pelletier/Menkès Shooner Dagenais architectes associés)
Structural Engineer(s): Regroupement Nicolet Chartrand Knoll Limitée / Les Consultants Géniplus inc.
Area: 400,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $70 million
Completed: 2005

AE Interests: Complex program, efficient circulation, network of circulation at its core, cantilevered staircases with terrazzo treads, glass-fronted elevators, reinforced concrete structure.

Link: 1, 2

fall2012mwf

Written by Tania Vazquez

December 4, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Posted in Built

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s