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Boischatel: Another international honour

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) recently presented their coveted architectural awards for exemplary sports and leisure facilities at a ceremony in Cologne, Germany. Québec City firm ABCP architecture took home the IOC IAKS Award Silver Medal for its work on the Boischatel covered ice rink, one of 86 international projects in the running...

The original article (in French only): Quebec Hebdo

“We are very proud to receive this major award, which we share with equally outstanding projects in Germany, Australia, Canada and the United States.” This is the second international honour and the fourth award received this year, after the Honor Award of the Wood Design & Building Awards; the Award of Excellence from the Centre d’expertise sur la construction commerciale en bois (Cecobois); and the Prix d’excellence en architecture from the Ordre des architectes du Québec,” Boischatel mayor Benoit Bouchard proudly notes. 

“The covered rink is an outstanding project that showcases the municipality well beyond its borders. Once again, we want to warmly thank the team at ABCP architecture for their innovative approach and integrated vision of the project and pay tribute to the know-how and professionalism of all those involved in bringing to life this ambitious project, which is the pride of the people of Boischatel.”