Ernest Cormier and the Université de Montréal

Publication, May 1990

Ernest Cormier (1885–1980) has long been regarded in Canada as the most outstanding architect of his generation. This fully illustrated analysis of the main pavilion at the Université de Montréal is the first to establish Cormier’s work as a significant part of an international movement in which North American and European influences converged.

The book also discusses Cormier’s early training as an engineer and how his use of modern materials such as reinforced concrete created a personal monumental vocabulary that ushered Canadian architecture into a new era.

Edited by Isabelle Gournay
Texts by Pierre-Richard Bisson, Yves Deschamps, Marcel Fournier, Isabelle Gournay, and Phyllis Lambert
Photographs by Gabor Szilasi
Graphic design by Glenn Goluska

Published in French as Ernest Cormier et l’Université de Montréal
Softcover, 179 pages

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