An architectural feat in figures (source: SidLee Architecture):
- The structure of the glass pavilion consists of 18 glass beams, measuring 15 meters long (± 50 feet) by 0.9 meters high (± 3 feet).
- The beams are covered with 15 glass panels, 15 meters long (±50 feet) by 2.5 meters wide (± 8 feet).
- Two cantilevered glass beams, one of which is ±4,5 meters long (15 feet), allow the extension of the roof to the south entrance of the pavilion.
- In all, it's 60 pieces,190 tons (418 878 pounds).
Since the Cathcart opened in PVM last January, customers have been able to enjoy a unique view of Mount Royal thanks to the remarkable transparency of the high-quality glass of the PVM Glass Pavilion.