Transforming the Bank of Montreal and the Wellington Building into facilities for the House of Commons

The preservation and restoration of the former Bank of Montreal a “classified” heritage building and its transformation into the Sir John A MacDonald Building – a conference facility and room of state for the House of Commons as well as the restoration and transformation of the “recognized” Wellington Building previously the Canadian Headquarters of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co into swing space for the House of Commons are explored in terms of design excellence benefits; technical challenges as well as approval process and construction methodology.

Session Details

Session ID: 
12CE
Time: 
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Accreditation: 
1.5 Structured/Core AIA LU
Venue : 
Westin
Level: 
Executive
Room: 
Oak

Session Speaker(s)

David Clusiau, OAA, FRAIC

Senior Design Principal, NORR Architects Engineers and Planners

Senior Design Principal with NORR, Mr. Clusiau oversees the majority of the firm’s architectural activities. He led the design teams for; the Sir John A Macdonald Building and the Wellington Building Redevelopment, Ottawa; Renfrew Count Courthouse, Pembroke; Elgin County Courthouse, St Thomas; as well as the rehabilitation of Union Station, and the Allstream Centre, Toronto; all projects involving the integration of heritage with contemporary insertions or/and additions.

Lisette Comeau

Chief Architect, House of Commons, Canada

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ARCHITECTURE 150
24-27 May 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

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