Le Groupe Rousseau Lefebvre

Blue Bonnets Neighbourhood _Montreal

2011

Client

City of Montreal

Collaborators

  • ABCP
  • BRIC
  • LOEUF
  • Urban Soland
  • Vinci Consultant
  • Environmental and sustainable benefits

    • Protection of natural habitats
    • Sustainable stormwater management
    • Creation of ecosystems and green corridors
    • Increased biodiversity
    • Increased biomass
    • Heat island mitigation
    • Sustainable materials
    • Social responsibility
    • Health and well-being

The City of Montreal mandated six environment and urban design firm to work together in the planning of a green neighbourhood on a former hippodrome site.

An integrated design process generated an innovative masterplan. The development would allow the establishment of thousands of families where green spaces, urban services and commercial businesses are easily accessible and furthermore consolidate a dynamic urban neighbourhood.

  • Protection of natural habitats
  • Sustainable stormwater management
  • Alternative transportation and public transit
  • A linear park linking the entire site