Le Groupe Rousseau Lefebvre

Place de l'Acadie Design Competition _ Montreal - Finalist project, Landscape architecture competition

2011

Client

City of Montreal, Ahuntsic-Cartierville Borough

Awards & mentions

Finalist project, Landscape architecture competition

Environmental and sustainable benefits

  • Sustainable stormwater management
  • Creation of ecosystems and green corridors
  • Increased biodiversity
  • Increased biomass
  • Heat island mitigation
  • Social responsibility
  • Improvement of living environment
  • Health and well-being
  • Lower infrastructure costs
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Quicker approvals time for permits (MELCC, etc.)

Inspired by the solidarity of the past inhabitants and the history of the deported Acadians, the project proposed a welcoming port, site where intertwine the principles of meeting, shared cultures and values as well as the fulfilling of the local population. The square will become the gathering point needed to create a unique living environment.

A unique and unifying living environment, built on a sustainable basis, respecting the environment and those who inhabit it .

  • Applied Sustainable development
  • Ecological stormwater management
  • A breathe of fresh air for the city