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Camp-de-Touage Service Center, Qubec



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Camp-de-Touage Service Center in Pointe-Taillon National Park
May 11, 2022
Architect: Blouin Tardif Architectes
Location: 40 Chemin du Golf, Saint-Gdon, QC, G0W 2P0, Qubec, Canada

Photos: Stphane Groleau, photography
Camp-de-Touage Service Centerk, QC
Camp-de-Touage Service Center
Architects have a determining responsibility when it comes to building upon the natural environment. From the beginning, the opportunity to magnify a unique and majestic territory was the motivation driving the mission of the Socit des tablissements de Plein Air du Qubec (SPAQ):
?to develop the territories and public assets entrusted to it; ?to ensure sustainability for the benefit of its clientele, the regions of Quebec, and future generations;
…to connect people to nature. 1

Land Development ? Linking History, Program, and Nature

The Tow Camp dates back to the time when the mouth of the Saguenay River, formed by the islands of Lac Saint Jean, was used as a towing station for logs being redirected to the small wood lump. Thus the boom, an emblematic structure formerly used for log driving and logging, forms the backbone of the project. It is a common thread that traces links with history, while creating a springboard to the new resort vocation of the Camp de Touage sector of Pointe-Taillon National Park.

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