Erik Poirier

Erik is a professor in the Department of Construction Engineering at the École de Technologie Supérieure and co-director of the Groupe de recherche en intégration en développement durable en environnement bâti (GRIDD). He specializes in the integration and optimization of information flows within value chains in the built asset industry. Erik serves as Vice-Chair of the Quebec BIM Group, is a member of the Board of Directors of buildingSMART Canada and is the Mirror Committee Director of the Standards Council of Canada for ISO Technical Committee 59 - Technical Committee 13 (ISO TC59-SC13). He holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Construction Engineering from École de Technologie Supérieure and a B.Sc. in Architecture from Université Laval. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of British Columbia.

Canada Games Aquatic Center, new IPD case studies

Collaboration, Communication, and Culture Create Succes for the Canada Games Aquatic Center 

The Canada Games Aquatic Center (CGAC) was the first signed and completed Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) agreement in British Columbia. The project consisted of renovating and upgrading the City’s main indoor pool, located at 910 McGill Road in Kamloops. The facility was originally constructed for the 1993 Canada Summer Games …

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Barrie Simcoe Emergency Services Center, lean IPD, research, case study, Canada

New IPD Case Studies in Canada

The Barrie-Simcoe Emergency Services Campus (BSESC) was one of the first IPD projects in Ontario, Canada, in 2016 and a collaborative effort between the City of Barrie and the County of Simcoe co-owners, with a 75% and 25% interest respectively. The project concept aimed at uniting The Barrie Police Service, …

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New research testifies to IPD project success in Canada, Erik Poirier

New Research Testifies to IPD Project Success in Canada

According to the new report Investigating Factors Leading to IPD Project Success in Canada, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) is an increasingly popular relational and collaborative approach to project delivery that focuses on maximizing project outcomes and generating value for an asset owner and its end-users. While IPD has been applied …

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