Montreal, November 7, 2017 : The Quebec region of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) de la région du Québec held its 19th Design Awards Gala at the Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan of Montreal, on Monday November 6th, 2017.
This remarkable event has inspired industry leaders and dedicated professionals in the province. Under the theme “SKY IS THE ONLY LIMIT FOR STEEL” the gala was an opportunity to recognize outstanding engineering and architectural projects that have inspired industry leaders and passionate professionals in the province.
“I am very proud to host this annual event, which is a testament to your hard work and perseverance. The Quebec steel industry carries a heavy burden of the province’s economy. The Canadian steel construction industry is an important part; a dynamic industry, a real driver of innovation, job creation and economic growth in Quebec. This important event aims to celebrate and reward all team members for the excellence of their work. With Quebec’s know-how and a keen sense of logistical execution, steel is often part of the solution. The sky is the only limit for steel “says Hellen Christodoulou, regional Manager of Quebec during her speech.
Among 93 submissions 38 projects were selected as finalists. The Steel Design Awards were proudly presented to 13 winners in 12 categories.
At the 2017 Design Awards Gala, under the theme “The Sky is the only limit for Steel “, the Quebec Region of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) presented to Jean-François Julien, Architect, the honorary title of visionary ‘The Sky is the Only Limit for ‘Steel’ for his involvement as lead designer in the Rio Tinto Alcan New Planetarium Project.