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The Lighting Plan
Awards for the Lighting Plan
City Hall

In recognition of its lighting design for Montréal City Hall, Éclairage public Inc. recently received the Méri-Thor prize for best lighting of a prestige building over the past decade. The award was presented at the 10th awards gala of the Illuminating Engineering Society, Montréal chapter, an event which also marked the centennial of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA).

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects
City Hall
Prix Lumière 2001

IES Award for the lighting of Montréal City Hall
Architecture and Prestige Category

A jury of experts with the Quebec chapter of the IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) has unanimously awarded the Prix Lumière 2001 to the lighting of Montréal City Hall.

Designed by Gilles Arpin
of Éclairage public inc.

Raymond Barre, Mayor of Lyon
Mr. Raymond Barre and Mr. Alain Bideau


Inauguration of the Old Montréal Lighting Plan on October 2, 1996, by Montréal Mayor Pierre Bourque and André Boulerice, MNA, representing the Québec Government; the ceremony was also attended by the Mayor of Lyon and former French Prime Minister Raymond Barre, invited on the occasion of the Entretiens Jacques-Cartier, held in Montréal.

Seen in the photo are Mr. Barre with, in the background, Alain Bideau, Executive Director of Entretiens Jacques-Cartier.

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