About the Bergeron Centre

The Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence officially opened on April 8 2016.

Designed by ZAS Architects + Interiors and built by construction firm Laing O’Rourke, it is the new home of the Lassonde School of Engineering. 



The building is designed with a student-centric philosophy in mind that challenges the look of a traditional engineering school. The structure’s unique architectural design

Take a Look

Take a look inside the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, the new home of the Lassonde School of Engineering.

The Bergeron Centre’s bold architecture represents limitless creativity. Reflective of Renaissance principles of innovation and nonconformity, a cloud-like triangular glass façade stands bold.

The undulating façade is comprised of a series of triangles positioned according to a precise and complex algorithm.

Evoking the properties of a cloud,

The Sandbox

Welcome to the Sandbox!

The Sandbox is an open-concept student study space on the second floor of the Bergeron Centre. 

It includes a large space for collaborative work equipped with built-in scribble pads and walls with white boards for ideation and team problem solving.

The 3D Prototype lab is equipped with a 3D printer, a laser-cutter, computers and other equipment that

High Bay Lab

The High Bay Lab is a multi-story lab, located in the Bergeron Centre. It is designed to test the strength of materials such as concrete.

The lab is engineered to withstand earthquake-level forces.

The lab includes professional-grade equipment for testing and prototyping, including an overhead crane that can support up to 12.5 tons.

The High Bay Lab is primarily used for the Department of