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André Gobeil, architect

Head of Department - Codes, Standards and Technical Expertise, Québec Office

(418) 476-1940 #205
agobeil@technorm.qc.ca

André Gobeil joined Technorm Inc. as a partner and general manager of the Quebec office in 2010.

Along with his consulting team, he provides technical expertises in the field of architecture (building envelope, roofing, curtain wall, etc.).

André Gobeil has almost 40 years of experience. He is recognized as an expert in the field of building regulations and compliance. He has appeared in court on several occasions as an expert witness.

André Gobeil is also a trainer and a lecturer in the field of buildings codes and standards for professionals.

Education

  • Bachelor of Architecture (Université Laval)

Areas of Expertise

  • Building regulations and regulatory compliance
  • Technical expertise in architecture
  • Building envelope, architecture (walls and roofs)
  • Consulting on building codes
  • Regulatory compliance for buildings
  • Representative of the OAQ within the Provincial Committee on the Building Code of Quebec (since 2002)

Projects

  • Multipurpose arena in Quebec City (negotiated alternatives with RBQ with respect to using wood, using the NFPA 101 standard, etc.).
  • The 500 Building in Quebec (upgrading an existing high-rise)
  • The H, J, and Marie-Guyart Buildings (Complex G) of the Government of Québec (upgrading, smoke testing and negotiation of various measures with RBQ)
  • Chalet du sommet, Massif de Petite-Rivière-St-François (building envelope [walls and roofs], establishing case law in Superior Court concerning the supervisory responsibilities of an architect and the concept of added value when doing remedial work)
  • Cloutier-Durivage Hospital in Trois-Rivières (the expansion’s sinking into the ground, roles of professionals in construction, $8 million lawsuit)