Prémont Harley-Davidson: A New Construction of An Iconic Large Building

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Bourgeois Lechasseur Architectes constructs a new commercial building in 2012 called Prémont Harley-Davidson. This iconic large building is located in Quebec City with 8000 square meters in large. The idea of Prémont Harley-Davidson is about housing a large repair shop, museum, and also large showroom. This building becomes an awesome landmark around the site and the city.


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Prémont Harley-Davidson architecture creates a landmark in the landscape of the iconic building. The building is divided into the south part in a truncated tower, it creates a “lantern” room. Today, this tower is visible in the evening like a beautiful lighthouse.



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When it comes at the level of the building highway, the grid offers a movement to the facade by the moiré effect. The whole building construction also creates an awesome effect when you see it from the distances.



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The architect of Prémont Harley-Davidson uses black aluminum double skin as the most striking aspects. It acts just like a theatrical veil. It also creates a cut-out of the building main volume in the evening and night with a beautiful shining.


Metal Grill

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Prémont Harley-Davidson is designed with the best metal grill material. It offers an awesome impression of the building opacity and a shading game too. When night comes, the skin filters the light from inside of the building. It also turns the Prémont Harley-Davidson into a huge lantern in the city.


Envelope Layers

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With the envelope layers of Prémont Harley-Davidson provides an effect of light, opacity, and also a depth of the building especially for the pedestrian around the site.


“U” Band

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Prémont Harley-Davidson unfolds in a band with “U” form. The effect is turning the back side of the highway for creating a protected on the other side of the building.



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The space of this iconic building creates a microclimate and provides a more human scale, especially around the building site. It also protects against pollution, wind, and noise.



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The interior of Prémont Harley-Davidson is built to create a museum. Inside the building, you can see a lot of things which are displayed in a unique way. With the awesome lighting design, the interior looks amazing and cool.



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All visitors can see and know more about the story of Harley-Davidson. The space in a sequences tells all the story awesomely through the things inside it.



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Besides the awesome museum, Prémont Harley-Davidson is also designed with the best interior design with complete facilities. The bathroom interior offers a spectacular design with modern taste. This building also has a meeting room with complete furniture.

Via bourgeoislechasseur

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