CONFERENCE 102 - LA GESTION DE PROJETS URBAINS À MONTRÉAL : DENSIFICATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE MILIEUX DE VIE
While implementing structuring projects in Montreal such as Griffintown and Le Triangle, how does one implement innovative buildings in an existing urban context all the while respecting citizens and their needs? These major urban planning projects involving all stakeholders breathe new life into the metropolis.
Sylvain Ducas, urban planner, Director - Urban Planning Dpt– City of Montreal
Sylvain Ducas is Director of the Urban Planning Department at the City of Montreal since January 2013. He has been practising for over 35 years. He is been working for the City of Montreal since 1987 and has been mainly involved in planning processes and major urban projects management.
The Urban Planning Department is mainly in charge of conducting planning and management of major urban projects, urban planning official documents, as well as projects related to heritage preservation and transportation.
Sylvain Ducas coordinated the first Montreal City Plan – 1993 CIP Award of Excellence. He received, in 2003, the Hans Blumenfeld Award from the Ordre des urbanistes du Québec (OUQ) and was designated OUQ Fellow in 2015, for his commitment to urban planning.