55 Laurier Avenue East
Building code: DMS
The Desmarais Building, a new flagship building for Canada’s university, is named after renowned Canadian and international businessman and alumnus of the University of Ottawa, Paul G. Desmarais.
The impressive 12-storey, 23,000 m2 building is designed by the award-winning architectural firm Moriyama and Associates of Toronto, and serve as the home of the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management and Faculty of Social Sciences. The building is located on a parcel of land bounded by Laurier Avenue East, Nicholas Street, and Waller Street.