Pierre Boyer-Mercier has been an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at l’Université de Montréal since 1990. In 1981, he was a founding member of the architectural magazine ARQ and is currently the editor. He earned his diploma in architecture from l’Université de Montréal in 1967. Senior Associate with the firm Mercier, Boyer-Mercier from 1974 to 2003, he has received numerous prizes and distinctions from the Quebec Order of Architects, including an Award of Excellence in 1993 and the OAQ’s Medal of Honour in 1998. Pierre Boyer-Mercier has also had the distinction of winning the national competition for the pavilion at the International Conference on Energy (1990), the competition for the Outremont library (1995) and the Habitat Prize (1984) with the architect Jacques Rousseau. He was also a member of the Outremont Urban Commission (1984-1990) and of the Viger Commission (from 2001 until its dissolution). Member of the Administrative Council of the Galerie Graff since 1990 and member of the Consultation Committee on the Integration of Art in Architecture (1% law), he has also been the technical and cultural director of the Artisan Centre of Quebec (1973). His projects have been printed in various magazines and architectural publications such as: L’ARCA (1988); Montréal, a Guide to Recent Architecture (2000); Grassroots, Greystones and Glass Towers, Montreal Urban Issues and Architecture (1989); Regards sur l’Architecture et la ville (1991) and Architecture résidentielle au Québec (1990).
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