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Architecture of Ontario

10 December 2009

2004 – Sharp Centre for Design, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Will Alsop The Sharp Centre for Design at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) is held aloft by 12 coloured steel columns “” with the horizontal slab hovering 15 storeys...

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.

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....

10 December 2009

1990 – City Hall, Ottawa, Ontario

Built in 1990 as the headquarters of the former Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton, it was chosen as the new City Hall upon the amalgamation of the Region and its constituent muncipalities in 2001,...

10 December 2009

1988 – National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Moshe Safdie Celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2005, the National Gallery of Canada is a striking landmark against the city’s skyline. Designed by architect Moshe Safdie and opened in 1988 at its...

10 December 2009

1962 – Memorial Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario

Architects: Allward & Gouinlock Construction of the two edifices, originally called “Veterans Memorial Buildings”, began following the Second World War. In addition to honouring those who served and those who died in that...

10 December 2009

1940 – Supreme Court of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Ernest Cormier The Supreme Court building was designed by Ernest Cormier, the Montréal architect who also designed the Quebec Court of Appeal building, the Government Printing Bureau in Gatineau and the University...

10 December 2009

1939 – National War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Vernon March Designed to honor the 60,000 Canadians who lost their lives in World War I and unveiled just prior to the start of World War II. Since then its purpose has...

10 December 2009

1931 – St Matthew’s Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Cecil Burgess The original building was a wooden structure designed by noted architect John W.H. Watts. After several additions this structure proved too small and in the late 1920s a fundraising effort...