02 May 2016

The Adélard-Desrosiers school is first class

The construction of the expansion of the Adélard-Desrosiers primary school in Montreal is a good example. “The choice of a light-frame structure used for the classroom made it possible to achieve a transition volume with an apparent structure in glued laminates, the warmth and aesthetics of which benefit children and teachers on a daily basis , Underlines Héloïse Thibodeau, the architect of the project. The lightness of the wooden structure was also better suited to the type of soil with a limited bearing capacity, which made it possible to save on foundations ”