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Architecture of Canada

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,...

16 December 2009

2001 – Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Arthur Erickson & Architectura The eight-storey facility, which holds six rehearsal and performance studios, has a reflective glass design, created by Architectura, in collaboration with architect Arthur Erickson. It incorporates the facade...

16 December 2009

2002 – Escala, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: James KM Cheng Architects Inc. Escala is another good example of Vancouver’s stylish residential high rise towers. At 100m in height and with thirty floors, Escala is similar in scale to another...

14 December 2009

2002 – Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Mario Saia The Palais des congrès de Montréal is a convention and exhibition center located at the north end of Old Montréal. The Palais was constructed above the Ville-Marie Expressway, the main...

16 December 2009

2003 – Dr. Peter Center, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Neale Staniszkis Doll Adams The building is named after an AIDS afflicted physician Dr. Peter Jepson-Young, who worked with the AIDS stricken people of Vancouver in the early 1990s. The 30,000 sq....

14 April 2010

2003 – I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Very striking building on the hospital campus, facing across the river to downtown Winnipeg. Clad with coloured glass panels and with a conical glass feature, the building sits on a rough concrete plinth...