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Architecture of Winnipeg

15 April 2010

1978 – RCMP Headquarters, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Moody & Moore Dramatic and imposing modern building which functions as the regional headquarters of the RCMP. The clean lines of the building are unfortunately ruined by the intrusive plant on the...

29 June 2010

1979 – Commodity Exchange Tower, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter At 117 metres and 31 floors, this tower decimates the surrounding streetscapes, rendering them soulless at street level. Even the attempt at a shopping mall underneath the building and the...

22 April 2010

1981 – Cargill Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Cooper Rankin Architects Awful monolithic groundscraper which along with the neighbouring Canada Post building, 200 Graham and the empty lots on the opposite side of the street has done much to reduce...

08 July 2010

1981 – Royal Trust Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Number Ten Architectural Group Grim mirror glass building with little detailing to interest the eye.

07 May 2010

1983 – Great West Life Assurance, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Smith Carter & Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Designed as the corporate headquarters, the building is a large square in plan with large uninterupted expanses of stone facing. The entrance facade is...

15 April 2010

1983 – Interpretive Centre, Fort Whyte Alive, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: MMP Architects / Carl Nelson Jr. The earlier building on the Fort Whyte Alive site responded to the windswept prairie landscape with the simple gesture of an enormous sloping cedar roof facing...

29 June 2010

1983 – MTS Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter MTS Place consists of two buildings, a shorter block of twelve floors and a taller narrow block of 24 floors. The building is directly attached to the side of the...

07 May 2010

1987 – One Canada Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Number Ten Architectural Group Unattractive office block that has dated poorly – the cladding colours being of their time.

22 April 2010

1988 – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Stechesen Katz In 1986, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet began construction of a new Company home. This unique facility, which includes 10 dance studios (including a performance studio), physiotherapy room, administrative and production...