The Pomerleau architectural project for a high-performance work environment
The Pomerleau architectural project for a high-performance work environment

The Pomerleau architectural project for a high-performance work environment

The Lemay architecture firm wins the American Architecture Prize. The renowned architectural studio specialized in designing workspaces strengthens the commitment and sense of belonging of employees of this leading construction company in Quebec.

Agile and Functional Work Environments

An ambitious architectural project is that of the architecture projects Lemay studio, specialized in agile and functional work environments. In this case, the designers have placed at the center of their modus operandi the importance of creating a sense of belonging among employees and their construction company in Quebec. 

The Pomerleau architectural project for a high-performance work environment

Industrial Structure and Materials

The unique three-wing building features a visible steel structure and exposed mechanical equipment, emphasizing the role of the Pomerleau construction company. It incorporates the use of raw materials such as natural pine wood, polished concrete, and steel.
The industrial touch to the building allows for seamless integration with a larger Pomerleau Campus that also houses warehouses and garages.

The Pomerleau architectural project for a high-performance work environment

Productivity and synergy

Lemay has also redefined the office environment language, with a wealth of attractive and informal gathering spaces that encourage group work and synergy. The few closed offices in the building are central, with open-space workstations and floor-to-ceiling windows that define the perimeter, allowing for maximum natural light penetration and stunning views of the surrounding woods: a proven way to enhance employee productivity and well-being.

The Pomerleau architectural project for a high-performance work environment

Workspace Area Distribution

Common areas are strategically positioned throughout the indoor environment. Attractive spaces for gathering and sharing ideas, the fully glazed meeting rooms encourage teamwork while the coffee stations become informal meeting places for socializing, helping to promote the company's core collaborative values and a natural synergy.
The central room is the focal point of the three wings, defining the building's reception area, the main staircase, and a meeting room.

The Pomerleau architectural project for a high-performance work environment

Company values in architectural project

From every perspective, the new Pomerleau offices near Quebec City speak of the client's mission, values, and culture, thanks to the integrated design approach and process carried out by Louis T. Lemay, the company's president, and the eloquent gesture made by Lemay's architects, interior designers, and landscape architects.

The Pomerleau architectural project for a high-performance work environment

American Architecture Prize

The project of the new work environment won the AAP 2017 Jury with its "Design Excellence, Innovation and Function" in the Industrial category

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