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Architecture of Canada

29 June 2010

1966 – St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates The present St. Nicholas Church was designed in the early nineteen sixties by the architectural firm of Green Blankstein Russell Associates. The structure is built almost entirely of...

26 January 2011

1967 – City Hall & Centennial Hall, London, Ontario

Architect: Philip Carter Johnson Centennial Hall which was likely a 1967 centennial project for the city and is a multi-purpose facility offering space for concerts and meeting. The adjacent City Hall was completed...

01 October 2009

1967 – City Hall, Brantford, Ontario

Architect: Michael Kopsa This building, designed by Michael Kopsa was a centennial project for the city. With its free-form design and textured concrete that reveals the rough-sawn Douglas fir in which the concrete...

14 December 2009

1967 – Habitat ’67, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Moshe Safdie Designed by architect Moshe Safdie based on his masters thesis at McGill University, it was designed to integrate the variety and diversity of scattered private homes with the economics and...

25 August 2010

1967 – Manitoba Museum & Planetarium, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Associated Architects for the Manitoba Centennial Centre The Manitoba Centennial Centre was a project begun in the 1960s aimed at reinvigorating the downtown. It includes the Centennial Concert Hall, the Manitoba Museum,...

14 December 2009

1967 – National Bank Tower, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: David & Boulva Tall International style office building in an anodised aluminium finish on the historic Place d’Armes. in the centre of Montreal. It’s neighbours on the square include the Saint-Sulpice Seminary,...

28 April 2010

1967 – Royal Bank Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter Searle Associates Large office building above a podium storey. The rectangular grid of the prefabricated cladding is pleasing to the viewer, if stark. The ground floor which acts as a...

15 April 2010

1968 – Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Étienne Gaboury These are the fourth and fifth churches built on this site since 1818. The fourth church or cathedral was built in 1908 and destroyed by fire in 1968. The interior...

14 April 2010

1968 – Église du Précieux-Sang, St. Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Étienne Gaboury Perhaps local architect Étienne Gaboury’s best-known work, the Église du Précieux-Sang in St. Boniface was completed in 1967. Incorporating the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the church was designed...