Drummondville, QC, Canada
SBL Structure Inc.
Société de développement économique de Drummondville
Consortium BCM2 (Côté Chabot Morel Architects / Bilodeau Baril Associates Architects)
Consortium SMI-EXP (S.M. Group International / exp.)
Canam’s services were selected for the supply of the Centrexpo Cogeco Drummondville’s steel structure.
The new exhibition center includes a 60,000 ft2 (5,574 m2) main hall that can be divided into three sections of 20,000 ft2 (1,858 m2), a large lobby of 10,700 ft2 (994 m2) , meeting rooms, an outdoor terrace, a food and rest area, four landing docks for loading and unloading, storage areas, administrative offices, 1,200 free outdoor parking spaces and four charging stations for electric cars . In addition, a private high class hotel complex with 140 rooms including 18 suites is accessible via an interior passageway.
For this project, Canam supplied joists and steel deck. Area: 87,000 ft2 (8,083 m2) on two floors.
Winners of Public Establishment at the 10th Design Grand Prize.