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Science Complex – MIL Campus

Construction of the Université de Montréal’s Science Complex located on its MIL Campus. The 646,000 sq. ft. building houses 2,200 students, teachers and researchers in chemistry, physics, biology and geography, and brings together 35 research chairs. The complex is divided into two distinct wings, namely: the 6-storey science pavilion, which brings together teaching and research laboratories, offices for professors and researchers, a student café and administrative offices, and the 4-storey pavilion which includes the library, classrooms, amphitheatres and an agora.

  • Complex 2-storey mechanical room with thermal wheels, heat recovery system and sophisticated ventilation system.
  • Building harnesses natural light for interior lighting and 90% use of LED lighting systems.
  • Laboratories with a total of 352 chemical hoods, a Faraday cage, several clean rooms and a pet store.
  • Underground parking with 100 spaces with charging stations and 250 spaces for bicycles.
  • LEED® Gold certification for the building, 2022.
  • LEED® AQ certification for community development, 2021.
  • Architecture MasterPrize Award, Institutional Architecture category, 2021.
  • International Award, Grands Prix du Design, APDIQ, 2021.
  • OHS Project Manager Award, CEGQ, 2018.


  • Activity Sector Institutional
  • Client Université de Montréal
  • Year 2016-2020
  • Value $245,000,000
  • Engineers SDK et associés Inc. / PMA (Pageau Morel et associés Inc.) / BPA (Bouthillette Parizeau et associés Inc.) / Marchand Houle et associés Inc.
  • Architect MSDL (Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux) / NFOE Architecture
  • Realisation Mode General Contractor