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Research Partnership with Hydro-Québec (2008-2012)

Substation Adélard-Godbout on Wellington street, Montreal

Conducted in 3 separate phases, this research aims to document and assess the heritage value of buildings belonging to Hydro-Québec as well as to identify their architectural character-defining elements. The research was conducted on Hydro-Québec’s substations and administrative buildings throughout the province.  

Phase 1 (2008-2009) Inventory of the buildings and technological heritage at the  substations of Atwater (Montreal), Montréal-Est and Trois-Rivières.

Research team : Claudine Déom; Christina Cameron; Gérard Beaudet (Institut d'urbanisme); Guy Olivier (École Polytechnique de Montréal); Alexandra Lemarcis, Yolene Handabaka and Frédéric Thériault, (Masters in Conservation of the Built Environment).

Phase 2 (2009-2010) Preliminary heritage assessment of Hydro-Québec’s administrative buildings

Research team : Claudine Déom; Élyse Levasseur (Masters in the Conservation of the Built Environment); Yolène Handabaka Ames (Masters in the Conservation of the Built Environment) and Marianne Trottier-Tellier (Masters in Architecture).

Phase 3 (2010-2012) Preliminary heritage assessment of Hydro-Québec’s substations

Research team : Claudine Déom; Isabelle Lévesque (Masters in Architecture); Alexandra Lemarcis (Masters in the Conservation of the Built Environment); Ychang Chao (Masters in Architecture).