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The ÉTS Student House rewarded at the American Architecture Prize

October 21, 2016

The ÉTS Student House project, on which Canam-Buildings participated, was selected by the American Architecture Prize (AAP) jury for a prize that will be handed to the Menkès Shooner Dagenais Letourneux Architectes firm at the New York’s Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum ’s cocktail party, on October 25, 2016.

Category: Educational Buildings

Mention: Bronze

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Photo: Stephane Brügger

Compared to other generally more sober university buildings, the ÉTS Student House is innovative. This 130,000-ft2 (12,077-m2) building consists of shops, classrooms, laboratories and a green space that encourages meetings between students and locals. It focuses on sustainable development and aims for a Silver LEED CS certification. Canam-Buildings is proud to have provided joists, joist girders and steel deck on this project.

About the American Architecture Prize  (AAP)

The American Architecture Prize is to become one of the best prize in the industry to showcase talent and vision of the worldwide architects. This international contest crowns the best architectural projects, interior design and landscape architecture.