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1976

22 April 2010

1976 – Credit Union Plaza, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter Black tinted glass renders this triangular office block impassive-looking, a dark stern object on the skyline. Using only half the available site allowed the architects to create a small public...

29 January 2010

1976 – Palast der Republik, Berlin

Architects: Heinz Graffunder, Karl-Ernst Swora The modern Palast der Republik rose on part of the site of a Berlin palace between 1973 and 1976. A vast building with a facade of over 180...

14 December 2009

1976 – Olympic Village, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Roger Tallibert The Olympic Village is a twin-tower structure,built as the athletes’ residence for the 1976 Summer Olympics. It was built by Rene Lepine, president of the Montreal-based real estate company, Groupe...

14 December 2009

1976 – Biodome, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Roger Tallibert The Montreal Biodome is the largest attraction in Quebec. It houses a tropical forest, a Laurentian forest, the St. Lawrence ecosystem, and the polar world under one vast transparent roof....

14 December 2009

1976 – Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Roger Tallibert Designed for the 1976 Olympic Games, the Olympic Stadium was not completed on time due to a strike by construction workers. The 556 foot leaning tower designed to retract the...

10 December 2009

1976 – CN Tower, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: WZMH Architects Defining the Toronto skyline, the CN Tower is Canada’s most recognizable and celebrated icon. At a height of 553.33m, it was, for many years, the World’s Tallest Building, an important...

05 April 2009

1976 – New Technical College, Portadown, Co. Armagh

Architect: Shanks Leighton Kennedy Fitzgerald Constructed in the new planned town of Craigavon in the 1970s, this is a good example of the brutalist architecture of the period.