CISC’s Steel Design Awards of Excellence is Canada’s most prestigious and highly esteemed steel award ceremonies, hosted in various cities throughout the country. Every year we welcome hundreds of project submissions and dynamic industry participation to celebrate excellence in steel design in various categories. While recognizing those who contribute to the success of Canada’s steel industry, including architects, design engineers and project teams, this exciting event allows us to connect with the leaders of steel innovation!

21st CISC Quebec Steel Design Awards of Excellence

CISC Quebec Region celebrated their 21st anniversary of the Design Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction, at one of the most historic venues in Canada, The Windsor.

CISC Quebec will be hosting the 22nd Steel Design Awards of Excellence in November 2020. Stay tuned for details.

The theme for the 21st anniversary was “THROUGHOUT CANADA WE ARE STEEL“, illustrating the leadership and contribution of the steel industry to the Quebec and Canadian economy and its North American footprint. The event highlighted amazing projects that demonstrate the beauty, resilience and durability of steel, proving the benefits of choosing steel.

Guests of honor and sponsors gave greetings. Among them were the Honorable Senator Rosa Galvez, Robert Beaudry, Executive Committee Member responsible for Economic Development, Commercial, Housing and Design, City of Montreal and Julie Proulx, Director Investment Construction and Building Materials, Vice-Chair industries, Solidarity Fund FTQ.

At this regional event, organized by Dr. Hellen Christodoulou, Quebec Region Manager, the Quebec teams were rewarded for their outstanding achievements in steel construction, presenting steel projects complex and innovative by their beauty, uniqueness and originality. Every year, professionals and leaders in the field of steel construction submit their projects. 111 nominations were received this year, of which 40 finalists were chosen. The distinguished jury selected winners in each of the 12 categories.

Award Categories

We encourage all architects, design engineers and project team members who have completed steel projects to submit them under one of the 13 award categories for the consideration of our judges.

Buildings Outside Quebec

Bridges Outside Quebec

Erection-Ingenuity – Constructability

Buildings – Renovations

Buildings – Commercial

Buildings – Institutional

Buildings – Industrial

Buildings – Residential

Stairs – Walkways

Bridges

Young Engineers – Architects

Projects, Jury Favorites – Buildings

Projects, Jury Favorites – Bridges

Judges

Every year, professionals and leaders in the field of steel construction submit their projects. 111 nominations were received this year, of which 40 finalists were chosen. The distinguished jury selected winners in each of the 13 categories.

The jury members were:

PAUL LAURENDEAU, ARCHITECTE, ATELIER PAUL LAURENDEAU

ESTHER BUCHSBAUM, APR, FCPRS, PRESIDENT, CO-FOUNDER, ENERGIPR

CARL BOUTIN, ING., INGÉNIEUR ASSOCIÉ, SDK ET ASSOCIÉS

ANIK GIRARD, MBA, DIRECTRICE GÉNÉRALE ET ÉDITRICE À GROUPE CONSTRUCTO, MÉDIAS TRANSCONTINENTAL

DAN TADIC, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CWB ASSOCIATION (CWBA), A DIVISION OF CWB GROUP

GODFROY ST. PIERRE, PRÉSIDENT, CORBEC

MICHEL VAILLANCOURT, DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL- RÉGION QUÉBEC, ACIER LEROUX- MÉTAL RUSSEL

Projects Awarded

The finalists compete for Awards in categories of architectural, engineering, sustainability, and bridge.

The winning projects in the 13 categories were the following:

USINE DE L’ENTREPRISE SOPREMA, WOODSTOCK, ONTARIO

Category: Buildings Outside Quebec

QUIRION MÉTAL
LEMAY
ELEMA EXPERTS-CONSEILS
POMERLEAU
SOPREMA

THE NEW ‘NEW YORK BRIDGE’ GOVERNOR MARIO M. CUOMO, NY, USA

Category: Bridges Outside Quebec

CANAM-PONTS-UNE ENTREPRISE DE GROUPE CANAM
TZC ENGINEERING GROUP
DESSIN DE STRUCTURE TENCA
NEW NY BRIDGE

Photo Credit: New York State DOT

PONT HAUBANÉ, SAINT-JACQUES, MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC

Category: Erection- Ingenuity, Constructability (1st winner)

CANAM-PONTS-UNE ENTREPRISE DE GROUPE CANAM
SNC LAVALIN
CDB TECHNO
MINISTÈRE DES TRANSPORTS DU QUÉBEC

Photo Credit: Canam

ANNEXE FERRIER, NOUVEAU BÂTIMENT DES GÉNÉRATRICES-UNIVERSITÉ MCGILL, MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC

Category: Erection- Ingenuity, Constructability (2nd winner)

FABG ARCHITECTES
CIMA+
WAA MONTRÉAL
BOUTHILLETTE PARIZEAU
CASTCONNEX
GPH
LES ENTREPRISES QMD

Photo Credit: Paul Fournier

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE QUÉBEC, QUÉBEC

Category: Buildings – Renovations

ACIER PICARD
LEMAY + ATELIER 21
WSP
POMERLEAU
GRAND THÉÂTRE DE QUÉBEC

Photo Credit: Lemay

RÉFECTION DES INFRASTRUCTURES DU GRAND PRIX DU CANADA DE FORMULE 1, MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC

Category: Buildings – Institutional

FABG ARCHITECTES
CIMA
GROUPE GEYSER
PARC JEAN DRAPEAU

USINE DE L’ENTREPRISE SOPREMA, SHERBROOKE, QUÉBEC

Category: Buildings – Industrial

LAINCO
ABCP ARCHITECTURE
CONSTRUCTION BERTRAND DIONNE
SOPREMA

Photo credit: Stéphane Groleau

PROJET URBANO, SHERBROOKE, QUÉBEC

Category: Buildings – Residential

CANAM BÂTIMENT – UNE ENTERPRISE DE GROUPE CANAM
GMAD – GROUPE MARCHAND ARCHITECTURE DESIGN
ST-GEORGES STRUCTURES ET CIVIL
GERPRO CONSTRUCTION
IMMOSIF

QUAD WINDSOR SKYBRIDGE, MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC

Category: Stairs – Walkways

CHARPENTES D’ACIER SOFAB
LEMAY
RJC ENGINEERS
RELIANCE CONSTRUCTION
CANDEREL
CADILLAC-FAIRVIEW

CORRIDOR DU NOUVEAU PONT SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN, MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC

Category: Bridges

CANAM-PONTS-UNE ENTREPRISE DE GROUPE CANAM
ARUP
DESSINS DE STRUCTURE TENCA
SIGNATURE SUR LE SAINT-LAURENT
SNC LAVALIN
DRAGADOS CANADA
FLATIRON CONSTRUCTORS CANADA
EBC
INFRASTRUCTURES CANADA

LE CENTRE DE CONGRÈS DE SAINT-HYACINTHE

Category: Young Engineers – Architects

FÉLIX BÉDARD, ING., M. ING.
Vice-président et cofondateur
ELEMA EXPERTS-CONSEILS
FOR THE PROJECT : L’Hôtel Humaniti, Montréal, Québec

YQB 2018 AGRANDISSEMENT DE L’AÉROGARE (AÉROPORT INTERNATIONAL JEAN-LESAGE DE QUÉBEC), QUÉBEC

Category: Projects Jury Favorites Buildings

TECNO-MÉTAL
GAGNON LETELLIER CYR RICARD MATHIEU ARCHITECTES
STANTEC
DESSINS DE STRUCTURE DCA
POMERLEAU
AÉROPORT DE QUÉBEC (YQB)

CORRIDOR DU NOUVEAU PONT SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN, MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC

Category: Projects Jury Favorites Bridges

CANAM-PONTS-UNE ENTREPRISE DE GROUPE CANAM
ARUP
DESSINS DE STRUCTURE TENCA
SIGNATURE SUR LE SAINT-LAURENT
SNC LAVALIN
DRAGADOS CANADA
FLATIRON CONSTRUCTORS CANADA
EBC
INFRASTRUCTURES CANADA

Sponsorship

CISC Quebec initiatives and events would not be possible without the continued support of our sponsors and partners.