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EXCELLENCE 2019
PAYSAGES PUBLICS D'ÉCHELLE MOYEN

"...it has become a flagship project
demonstrating a new sustainable
approach to urban projects across
the country."

« ...il deviant un projet phare qui

témoigne dʼune nouvelle approche
durable des projets urbains au pays. »
Jury
This large central walkway winds through the islands and unites
them, offering a variety of views and atmospheres along the way.
A children's playground and a training area allow residents to use
the space throughout the day.

aux extrémités nord et sud de la promenade confère au lieu un
caractèreunique, digne d'une grande ville.
Premier projet accrédité SITES 2.0 au Canada, il deviant un
projet phare qui témoigne d'une nouvelle approche durable
des projets urbains au pays. Initié et piloté entièrement par
les architects paysagistes le processus menant a l'obtention
de cette accreditation a suscité la transformation de methods
de construction, l'utilisation de matériaux recycles ou locaux,
l'utilisation majoritaire de plantes indigènes et la gestion
des eaux pluviales in situ tout en conservant le caractère
urbaind'un parc de centre-ville.

The raingardens hold up to 263,000 liters of water onsite and
allow the creation of large planted areas with more than 30,000
plants and upwards of 300 trees, increasing the percentage of
the canopy by more than 27 per cent. The installation of two
monumental works of art at the north and south ends gives the
place a unique character, worthy of a major city center.
As the first SITES 2.0 accredited project in Canada, it becomes
a flagship project demonstrating a new sustainable approach to
urban projects across the country. Initiated and piloted entirely
by landscape architects, the process leading to this accreditation
meant the transformation of construction methods, the use of
recycled and local materials, of native plants and the stormwater
management onsite while maintaining the character of a
downtown park.
DANIEL LEFEBVRE
info@rousseau-lefebvre.com

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1 CONNECTING WITH THE DOWNTOWN CORE, THE SPACE IS DEFINED BY A DENSELY
VEGETATED AREA. 2 THE ARTWORK "DENDRITES" BY THE QUÉBEC ARTIST MICHEL
DE BROIN. 3 THE MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE "SOURCE" THAT RESULTS FROM A
CLOSE COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL ARTIST JAUME PLENSA, AND
WHICH IS SET TO FACE THE DOWNTOWN CORE. 4 THE SITE IS RICH IN HISTORY,
SO DISTINCTIVE SIGNAGE ASSOCIATED WITH EACH HISTORIC COMPONENT WAS
DEVELOPED AND ALLOWS VISITORS TO ENRICH THEIR EXPERIENCE. | 1 TRAIT
D'UNION AVEC LE CENTRE-VILLE, L'ESPACE SE DÉFINIT PAR UNE POINTE FORTEMENT
VÉGÉTALISÉE. 2 S'Y TROUVE AUSSI L'OEUVRE DENDRITES, DE L'ARTISTE MICHEL
DE BROIN. 3 L'OEUVRE MONUMENTALE « SOURCE » DE L'ARTISTE INTERNATIONAL,
JAUME PLENSA, IMPLANTÉE SUITE À UNE COLLABORATION ÉTROITE AVEC
L'ARTISTE. 4 LE SITE EST RICHE EN HISTOIRE, UNE SIGNALÉTIQUE DISTINCTIVE
AU PROJET ET ASSOCIÉE À CHACUN DES VOLETS HISTORIQUES A ÉTÉ DÉVELOPPÉE
ET PERMET AUX PROMENEURS D'ENRICHIR LEURS CONNAISSANCES.
3

PHOTO 1, 3,4 MARIE-EVE BOISVERT; 2 GROUPE ROUSSEAU LEFEBVRE

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Landscapes - Summer 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Landscapes - Summer 2019

To Begin With | Pour Commencer
Jurors + Writers
Prologue
Excellence 2019
Jury's Award of Excellence
Large-Scale Public Landscapes
Medium-Scale Public Landscapes
Small-Scale Public Landscapes
Residential Landscapes
Planning + Analysis
Research
Communication
Landscape Management
Critique
New Directions
Parting Shot
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - To Begin With | Pour Commencer
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Jurors + Writers
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Prologue
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Jury's Award of Excellence
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Large-Scale Public Landscapes
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Medium-Scale Public Landscapes
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Residential Landscapes
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Planning + Analysis
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Research
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Communication
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Landscape Management
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - Critique
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Landscapes - Summer 2019 - New Directions
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