New Music Building at the Schulich School of Music – Montreal, Canada
Building: New Music Building at the Schulich School of Music
Location: Montreal, Canada
Status: Completed 2005
Architect: Saucier + Perrotte with Menkes Shooner Dagenais Architectes
Structural Engineer: Saia Deslauriers Kadanoff Leconte Brisebois Blais
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: Pellemon Inc. / BPR
AE Interest: location of building (on a busy street), borders main music building, connects old structure with the new structure, brings local topography into building design, accommodates evolving interior space design, building is designed to look like exposed strata that had eroded from large mountains, rectangular structure, eight stories, a deep concrete band on one side 20 feet up from the ground, long staggered strip windows, black and gray zinc cladding.