Client : Société québécoise des infrastructures

Date : In progress

City: Québec

Country: Canada

Cost : $47 M

“Espace bleu” of the Quebec national capital

Renovation of the Camille Roy pavilion of the seminaries de Quebec

  • Construction Management

This project is part of the Espaces Bleus (Blue Spaces) network, a government initiative about culture, providing the Province of Québec with cultural, heritage and tourist infrastructures. Built in 1854, the Camille-Roy Pavilion is part of a heritage building complex owned by the Séminaire de Québec – it was promoted as the home of the Espaces Bleus. The construction program includes:

Espaces Bleus:

  • A reception area for groups and personnel offices;
  • A café and cultural mediation space, including service areas;
  • A temporary exhibition gallery and permanent ones, and a small museum storage facility
  • An audiovisual and museography workshop
  • A maintenance room and mechanical rooms.

Seminaire’s museum:

  • Permanent exhibition galleries, a laboratory, and the permanent exhibition gallery of the Maison des sciences (Sciences House).

Common spaces:

  • The entrance hall and common circulation to the new interventions;
  • The replacement of elevator #2 with moving of electromechanical equipment;
  • The redevelopment of rest rooms and various electromechanical interventions;
  • Compliance to standards for fire escape stairs.

At the end, 85% of the building will be redeveloped, with various upgrades, modernization, and expansions.