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Architecture of Canada

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...

01 March 2011

2010 – Buhler Centre, University of Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: David Penner Architect / Peter Sampson Architecture Studio Inc. / DIN Projects Is home to UWinnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics, Division of Continuing Education and the Plug In Institute of Contemporary...

20 April 2011

2010 – Durham Consolidated Courthouse, Oshawa, Ontario

Architect: WZMH Architects With its richly patterned cladding of spandrel and clear glass and carefully scaled massing, the Durham Consolidated Courthouse makes a significant contribution to the emerging urban framework of downtown Oshawa....

20 July 2012

2011 – 490 Hargrave St, Winnipeg

Architect: 5468796 Architects Constructed as Community Health Services Offices for the local regional health authority. The WRHA was seeking new space for its community health offices and to consolidate other services located around...

20 January 2014

2012 – Artlab, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Architect: Patkau Architects The School of Art, established in 1913, is Western Canada’s oldest art institution. Originally known as the Winnipeg School of Art, it was based in the former Law Courts building...

17 December 2009

Anglican Cathedral Hall, Quebec City, Quebec

Sited inside the grounds of the elegant Anglican Cathedral is this smaller, less elegant but still charming building. With unusual fenestration and a forlorn expression in the doorway, it’s a curiously designed facade.

28 May 2013

Progress of the Canadian Museum for Human RIghts, Winnipeg

A few recent photos of external progress of the new federally funded Museum for Human Rights. Constructed at The Forks in Winnipeg, and designed by Antoine Predock, and due for completion in 2014....