Eric Pelletier

Architect, Senior Partner, Design Principal , Lemay

Senior Partner and Design Principal at the architecture and design firm Lemay, architect Eric Pelletier has over 30 years of experience with over 140 design awards and competitions both national and international. With a developed expertise in cultural and institutional projects, Eric is known for his sensitive methods concerning modern heritage architecture and a unique use of narrative. These qualities have informed his design of a host of venues including Montreal's Théâtre de Verdure; Quebec City's delicate glass-encased Grand Théâtre and Centre de Glaces Intact Assurance; and the widely acclaimed Bibliothèque du Boisé, recognized with 23 awards and distinctions for its design. His approach is informed by the diverse relationships between architecture and its contexts, from the social and historical to the urban and beyond. A passionate advocate for sensitive design and developing relationships based on the perception of architecture, Eric is mindful of major environmental challenges. With a critical eye, he promotes careful, balanced and measured gestures with regard to the impact that architecture will have on our planet. Eric is involved with the Laval University School of Architecture, giving workshops and end-of-study coaching. A natural leader, he has distinguished himself by his ability to focus on user experiences and the importance of well-articulated places. A strong communicator and passionate about architecture, he has an adaptable approach and is creatively attentive, inclusive, and inspired. He advocates a measured, careful, meaningful, and supportive architecture.