Main Partner since 2016, architect Alain Boudrias has led projects and studies, appraisals and estimates, in addition to being involved in the administrative management of the firm. Appreciated for the great rigour of his work, he has been involved in numerous projects as part of accreditation with important institutions, in particular in the fields of government, aviation, industry and education. His involvement as project manager in the realization of complex construction and renovation projects has allowed him to develop the expertise to control and solve specific problems related to the detailed requirements of preparatory studies, inspection reports and projects for redevelopment and retention of assets; renovation and rehabilitation of building envelopes; aspects related to working within occupied spaces; phasing of construction schedules and coordination of consultants; as well as continuous monitoring of the costs of implementation. In addition to developing his technical knowledge, his involvement has allowed him to develop an approach that fosters communication with the client as a prerequisite for the rapid and efficient development of projects.
Throughout his professional career at architectural firms and as a specialized consultant, his main responsibilities have included writing specifications and administering construction contracts. He is a LEED-certified professional and has been a member of the Québec Building Envelope Council (QBEC) and of the Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) for several years. He is also a drafting trainer for CSC. He has been a member of the Québec subcommittee at the CCDC, representing CSC from 2011 to 2016. A significant portion of his work has been dedicated to site supervision, regulatory studies, technical expertise, cost estimates, energy efficiency studies, and claim analysis. His in-depth knowledge and practice of the various aspects of building science, sustainable development principles, and recognized valuation methods are assets that contribute to his achievements. These functions have enabled him to fulfill a leading role at both the administrative and technical levels, as well as an expert role in construction litigation cases.
Dedicated mainly to contracts executed upon request, Alain Boudrias produces an average of ten expertise and feasibility studies and takes care of the realization of execution files for fifteen projects, for a total value of approximately $ 20 million.