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GROUPE MARCHAND ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

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ABOUT

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gmad 's primary goal is to be the catalyst in bringing our client’s vision to life. With more than three decades of professional experience, gmad excels in the art of designing living environments. Our approach to architecture and urbanism goes beyond designing buildings by transforming and redefining entire neighbourhoods. In carefully interpreting zoning by-laws and by enhancing community spaces, gmad specializes in creating natural and built environments for a wide range of diverse communities. With offices in Toronto and Montreal, gmad serves Canadian and international clients.

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Over 50

STAFF

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Over 135

CLIENTS

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Over 725

PROJECTS

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16

AWARDS

MISSION & VALUES

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Sustainability fosters creativity:

The judicious use of limited natural resources is a prime consideration in every gmad project. A mindful approach to building promotes long-term sustainability and mitigates negative environmental impacts. LEED-accredited professionals work with clients to develop effective strategies for reducing energy consumption as well as costs.
Our design approach focuses on creating healthy interiors and exteriors that are beneficial for users as well as the environment. The creative integration of sustainable principles with design adds value to the projects by improving the quality of life for the end users and their communities. On future projects we are aiming to further champion restorative architecture so that our buildings and spaces provide an even greater return to future generations.

VISION

We seek continuous improvement by balancing the requirements of project timelines while striving to create innovative high- quality projects.

VALUES

Our philosophy is to design stimulating and pleasant residential and work environments that improve the quality of life for occupants. We seek to impact positively on our communities by optimizing resource use and minimizing ecological footprints.

MISSION

At gmad our mission is to make a positive contribution to the collective built environment with each and every project we undertake, no matter how large or small. We understand that each well executed project we undertake benefits not only our client but our community at large. We seek to create buildings as diverse as the people they serve and produce timeless beauty in the projects we design to for our clients. It is our mission is to promote better living with better design for the built environment.

OUR COMMITMENT

In order to offer a wide range of innovative professional services, gmad is committed to ongoing team flexibility, with each employee positioned and empowered to address new market trends, to better provide unique solutions in accordance with targeted budgets.

PORTFOLIO

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These projects showcase our ability to carry a project from inception to realization. We visualize our designs using state of the art immersive technology which leads into quality execution documentation coupled with our expertise to manage the construction process. gmad provides excellent service on a wide range of residential, commercial and institutional projects and has successfully completed projects for many leading businesses. We apply our specialized architectural skills on a wide range of projects, ranging from office renovations to large-scale global planning and feasibility studies.

SYMPHONIA

NUN'S ISLAND

2012
2013

WESTCLIFF

Symphonia, a project that includes a 25-storey tower built on the edge of the Saint Lawrence River at the southern tip of Nun’s Island.

ERICSSON

SAINT LAWRENCE

2016

MONTONI GROUP

Winner of the Grand Prix du Design in the commercial architecture category in 2017.

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MONTREAL

2017

MAURICE GROUP

The municipality envisions the mix of functions. Consequently, this senior’s residence in the Contrecoeur sector comprises 340 housing units with integrates street front shops accessible as well to the general public.

URBANO

SHERBROOKE

2013

LES SERVICES IMMOBILIER FIRST

Urbano comprises 12 floors, 92 condominiums and a multi-level outdoor parking.

LE 700

MONTREAL

2016

DUNDEAL CANADA

We undertook major renovation to the main lobby, elevators as well as its interior and exterior signage to this 1980’s building.

OUR SERVICES

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ARCHITECTURE

ARCHITECTURE

Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hotel, Industrial

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PROJECT
MANAGEMENT

PROJECT
MANAGEMENT

Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hotel, Industrial

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LANDSCAPE
ARCHITECTURE

LANDSCAPE
ARCHITECTURE

Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hotel, Industrial

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ZONING CHANGES

ZONING CHANGE

Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hotel, Industrial

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INTERIOR
DESIGN

INTERIOR
DESIGN

Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hotel

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L.E.E.D.

L.E.E.D.

Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hotel, Industrial

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URBAN DESIGN

URBAN DESIGN

Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hotel

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VIRTUAL
REALITY

VIRTUAL
REALITY

Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Hotel, Industrial

OUR TEAM

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Alain Serge w min

ALAIN-SERGE MARCHAND

PRESIDENT

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THOMAS DVORSKY

VP - PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Francois Le May w min

FRANÇOIS LE MAY

CPA - ADMINISTRATION VP