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Architecture of Canada

14 December 2009

1994 – Pavilion Jacques Cartier, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Cardinal Hardy et Associés A pavilion including a food hall to cater for the waterfront park attractions during the summer months.

30 July 2010

1994 – Proposed Lions Tribune Towers, Winnipeg

Architect: MMP Architects A proposed twin tower seniors apartment block intended for the former Winnipeg Tribune site on Graham at Smith. Cancelled before ground was broken. The site remains a surface parking lot.

16 December 2009

1995 – Vancouver Library Square, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Moshe Safdie This stunning architectural achievement by Moshe Safdie is one of Vancouver’s defining landmarks. The $100 million multi-building complex houses Provincial and Federal Government offices, the 1.2 million item library, and...

16 December 2009

1996 – Palisades, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: James KM Cheng Architects Inc. Also known as the East Tower, the Palisades was built in 39 weeks, a Canadian building record for size. It has 32 floors and is 100 metres...

16 December 2009

1997 – Chan Centre for Performing Arts, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Bing Thom Nestled amid the lush landscape on the University of British Columbia campus, the Chan’s distinct, cylindrical shape has become a local landmark. Its silver exterior is clad in pre-weathered zinc...

15 April 2010

2000 – Alloway Reception Centre, Fort Whyte Alive, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Syverson Monteyne Architecture / Carl Nelson Jr. This facility establishes a gateway controlling access to the overall Fort Whyte Alive site and houses the Buffalo Stone Café, the Nature Shop, meeting rooms...

16 December 2009

2000 – Coal Harbour Community Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Henriquez Partners Architects A recreational centre constructed almost entirely underground, in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet: Coal Harbour emerges from the coast with a large skylight recalling the form of a submarine turret. Coal...

10 December 2009

2000 – Graduate House, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Morphosis The Graduate House of the University of Toronto is a student residence specifically for graduate students. The The building, with its large sign, marks the main western entrance to the campus....

16 December 2009

2001 – Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: nlm architect & Architectura Designed by nlm architect and Architectura Planning Architecture Interiors, for the City of Vancouver and CAG, the library and administration area are located upstairs while the reception desk,...