Adapting existing built forms: clash, contrast or continuity?
Lecture presented online on March 27, 2021
It’s often said that the best way to protect heritage is to keep it alive and inhabited. Whether it retains its original purpose or finds a new one, an old building must undergo certain changes to meet current trends and standards. Among the avenues already explored have been renovation, restoration, expansion and facadism.
- Gilles Saucier, architect
- Marie Lessard, Professor Emeritus, School of Urbanism and Landscape Architecture, Université de Montréal
- Jonathan Cha, Planning Advisor, Société Parc Jean Drapeau
The City Talks series brings urban thinkers and builders together to discuss current practical issues related to urban planning and the city, subjects that are relevant to Montrealers.
See the program