National Bank’s Trading Floor Finalist to OAQ’s Excellence Awards 2017

National Bank’s Trading Floor Finalist to OAQ’s Excellence Awards 2017

Montreal, September 26th 2017 – The Ordre des architectes du Québec​ has unveiled today its 2017 Excellence Awards finalists. Our renovation project of the National Bank’s Trading Floor located in the patrimonial Sun Life building has been nominated in the Interior Design category. The National Bank’s highly active floor is home to thousands of financial transactions each day. It remains the most important stock exchange office in the Quebec province. Architecture49’s Montreal had as a mandate to create a more luminous, comfortable and technological environment for the 256 traders and directors.

Congratulations to everyone at Architecture49 Montréal​ and to all our collaborators: NCK, Bouthillette Parizeau, Progest Construction and many others.

Public’s Award 2017

As a nominee, this project is automatically candidate to the Public’s Award! Please vote for the Trading Floor before October 26th at noon.

Montreal’s Architecture Marathon on Wednesday October 11th 2017

The Plaza Theatre in Montreal will be hosting Montreal’s Architecture Marathon, an event organized by the OAQ to allow architects whose projects have been preselected by the jury to present their design to the public. The presentations will be made in the pecha kucha spirit, with only a few images to show in a few minutes.

Alexandre Sauvé and Alexandre Landry from Architecture49 Montréal will be there to talk about the Trading Floor’s renovation story.

Open to all, from 5:30 pm.

For more information, visit OAQ’s website.

Awards Ceremony

The winners for the 2017 OAQ’S Excellence Awards in Architecture will be unveiled on November 8th at the Montreal Science Centre. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Register here.

The Trading Floor in the media

Since it’s inauguration in 2016, the Trading Floor’s renovation project received a good media coverage along with these awards and distinctions:

Project of the Month, January 2017 –

Grands Prix du Design nomination, Office category – (2017)

Coup de coeur 2017 – Association des architectes en pratique privée du Québec (AAPPQ)

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