Façade printed in a building in Ville St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada - Architecture Competition Winner
St-Laurent sports complex
Architecture Competition Winner
The building of Saint-Laurent Sports Complex of approximately 14,500 square meters, located on the Boulevard Thimens municipal axis and linked to the Émile-Legault pavilion of École secondaire Saint-Laurent, part of the Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys.
A few years ago The Saucier + Perrotte Architectes and Hughes Condon Marler Architects with SNC Lavalin team won the architecture competition for the future sports complex in Saint-Laurent, a former city on the island of Montreal in southwestern Quebec, Canada.
The success of their proposal was due by the quality of architectural gesture, the concept simplicity, beautiful urban design and wayfinding strategy, its adherence to the surface areas of the facilities, the effectiveness of its sustainable creation strategies and its potential for change.
The project was finished in 2017. The modern design of the facade consisting of a gradient of dots was printed by the Laurier company using Dip-Tech digital printing and was the only technically possible to print glass with the sizes and shapes specified on the project.
Number of panels: 400
Overall square meters~ 1100
Average glass panel size: 32 sf Mostly parallelogram
Type of glass and thickness: 6mm ultra clear with digital print on Side 2
Type of glass coating: SN68 on face 3
Graphic content / design concept: Gradient of dots
Colors / Ink type used: White