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Architecture of Canada

14 December 2009

2005 – Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec, Montreal, Quebec

Architects: Lapointe Magne + à†difica The Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ), a much-maligned Montreal landmark, has often been cited as the worst example of the architectural legacy of the seventies....

15 December 2009

2005 – McGill University Music Faculty, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Saucier + Perrotte Designed by Saucier & Perrotte Architectes, Gilles Saucier, the man behind the concept, emphasizes, “McGill was very brave in devoting the site to the music school when they could...

22 April 2010

2005 – Millennium Library, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Patkau Architects / LM Architectural Group Opened in late 2005, the Millennium Library is a redevelopment of a library dating from the late 1970s. The older library was no longer able to...

10 December 2009

2005 – Waterclub Condominiums, Toronto, Ontario

Architects: Kirkor Architects & Planners This three-tower complex has 1,081 residential units over 37 floors in two towers and 27 floors in the remaining tower.

30 July 2010

2005 – Winnipeg Adult Education Centre, Winnipeg

Architects: Penner Prins In 2005 a new extension by Penner Prins Architects was added to the rear of the Isbister School facing onto Colony Street. This new building with its dark masonry and...

22 April 2010

2006 – 240 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Nejmark Architect Understated modern office development that could perhaps have benefited visually from an extra couple of floors. Nevertheless this is a nice cleanly detailed addition to the area.

17 December 2009

2007 – Espace 400e, Quebec City, Quebec

Located alongside Bassin Louise, the Old Port of Québec Interpretation Center recreates the feverish atmosphere of the docks at the time of the legendary raftsmen and tall ship builders when the timber trade...

14 April 2010

2007 – Office Building, Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Stechesen Katz Modern office development with commercial unit to streetlevel, this is a cleanly designed building with some sharp detailing. While the curved facades catch the eye, the facade to Harrow Street...

01 February 2010

2010 – Art Gallery of Alberta

Architect: Randall Stout Architects Photographic credit: Robert Lemermeyer On October 13 2005, after an intense global architectural competition, Randall Stout Architects, Inc. was selected to design a new Alberta art gallery. The runners-up...