Ernest Cormier and the University of Montréal

Publication, 25 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 Gournay, Phyllis Lambert, Marcel Fournier, Pierre-Richard Bisson, and Yves Deschamps. Photographs by Gabor Szilasi. Book design by Glenn Goluska.

Softcover, 179 pages. Published in English and in French.

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