LemayMichaud and RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE join forces


A synergy of expertise for a promising future

We are pleased to announce that RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE, a well-established firm in the field of institutional architecture, is joining the LemayMichaud team. This strategic union combines the legacy of RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE with the innovative strength of LemayMichaud, marking an exciting new era for the industry.

Founded on shared values and strong affinities and driven by a desire to enhance their service offerings, this union represents the obvious step forward for both firms. It will enable them to evolve together to build stronger projects, always putting the well-being of the user and respect for the environment first. Their clients and partners will now have access to a broader range of multidisciplinary expertise, covering the private, commercial, residential, hotel and institutional sectors, graphic design and more.

The Pavillon du Lac-aux-Castors
The Pavillon du Lac-aux-Castors, located on Mont-Royal in Montreal, designed by RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE.

RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE's solid expertise in the field of institutional architecture in Quebec will bring significant value and enhance LemayMichaud's expertise and service offering. For Réal Paul, architect and founder of RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE, this merger is an opportunity for both firms to reach new heights:

"By working together, we enable our teams to grow by taking on large-scale projects and achieving new professional goals. This union allows us to merge our complementary skills and thus create a stronger collective entity."
Mont-Royal metro station
Mont-Royal metro station, designed by RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE.

For LemayMichaud, this is part of a growth vision aimed at positioning the firm as a reference in the industry.

"We look forward to sharing this new adventure with our clients, partners and collaborators. This union marks an exciting chapter in our history, paving the way for a future where architectural excellence and innovation will continue to flourish." says Pierre Mierski, senior partner and architect at LemayMichaud.
Strøm spa nordique Vieux-Québec
Strøm spa nordique Vieux-Québec, designed by LemayMichaud, captured by Adrien Williams.

Together, the two firms want to clearly state that they are joining forces, while retaining their respective identities, and will continue their current activities with full transparency for their clients and collaborators. The management of both firms will continue to oversee their teams and activities from their current offices. In doing so, they will play an essential role in this transition period, acting as facilitators to ensure that it runs smoothly.

LemayMichaud and RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE, with the same vision and values, now form a single multidisciplinary firm. Together, they are inspired to create. Inspired to push boundaries. Inspired to serve their clients with passion. Inspired to build for people. Inspired by the ideas and vision of their collaborators. Inspired to shine. They now constitute:

An innovative firm that constantly evolves to offer its clients the very best.

A rigorous firm that leaves nothing to chance, regardless of the project’s scale, in a commitment to delivering thoughtfully crafted projects.

A humane firm that puts the well-being of its employees, clients and users at the core of all its decisions.

A firm governed by integrity that values loyalty and transparency in order to rigorously execute the projects entrusted to it, and to develop trusting and lasting relationships with its clients.


Founded in 1985, RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE has been active for over 35 years, particularly in the institutional field, on projects involving new construction, redevelopment, expansion, recycling, conservation and restoration of heritage buildings.

It distinguishes itself through the quality of the projects it has undertaken, many of which have received awards in public competitions. The firm's comprehensive knowledge comes from the completion of a large number of studies, planning and construction projects in cultural , municipal, industrial , educational establishments, hospitals, CIUSSS and CHSLDs.

Over the years, it has developed a conceptual approach focused on finding context-sensitive solutions and respectful of the specificities of each program. This approach has enabled the firm to secure multiple large and complex mandates for the City of Montreal, the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau, and major Montreal hospitals. 

Atelier RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE in Montreal

For more information on the firm : RÉAL PAUL ARCHITECTE

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