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The future Pierrefonds Public Library winner of the Canadian Architect Magazine's Award of Merit for the Concept

December 16, 2014

(Pierrefonds-Roxboro, December 16, 2014) – The future Pierrefonds Public Library is declared today winner of the prestigious Canadian Architect Magazine's Award of Merit fo the Concept.

The jury formed by architects Éric Gauthier, Michael Green et Tyler Sharp has chosen 11 winners throughout Canada. This choice was based on the quality of innovation and the excellent design elaborated thanks to a close collaboration between the architect and the client. In addition, once constructed the project must meet residents' needs in terms of culture and programming. 

"Fantastic! The Pierrefonds Public Library winner of the prestigious Canadian Architect Magazine Award. The new library design is the result of a meticulous work; A 21st Century library that will become a welcoming gathering place with cutting edge technology. We hope that the citizens will make of the new library their third place after home and work or school, a community place and a communication centre favoring knowledge and allowing access to modern technology and wide variety of services. I wish to thank all those who worked hard to achieve this magnificent project: Pierrefonds future 21st Century library.", applause Mr. Dimitrios (Jim) Beis, Mayor of the Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro and Member of Ville de Montréal's Executive Committee, responsible for procurement, sports and recreation and communities of diverse origins.

About the Canadian Architect Magazine
Canadian Architect is a magazine for architects and related professionals practicing in Canada. It has been in continuous publication since 1955.

For more information on the magazine and the contest, please visit the following website:

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Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro
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