365 Canadian Sights | Day 350: Audain Art Museum

The fact a town like Whistler has an interesting art gallery shouldn’t be a surprise. The ski village is one of the most luxury-filled towns in Canada. The Audain Gallery is one of the bonuses of that affluence. A truly stunning building that mixes modernity with the natural setting amongst west coast forest, it’s visually… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 350: Audain Art Museum

365 Canadian Sights | Day 349: Universities Week – York University science and engineering buildings

So…yeah, all the sights for universities are buildings. Universities have great buildings, what can I say. York University has some of the best new architecture in Canada, and so we’re back there. Yes, the student building was already on this list, but these two, which are almost next to each other, are both worthy as… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 349: Universities Week – York University science and engineering buildings

365 Canadian Sights | Day 348: Universities Week – The Simon Fraser quadrangle

It’s always good to have a peaceful place on campus for students to relax. Simon Fraser University is sometimes criticized for how much concrete is on top of Burnaby Mountain, but what’s been done up there in some cases is pretty neat. The highlight is, in my opinion, the quad. Officially given the terrible name… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 348: Universities Week – The Simon Fraser quadrangle

365 Canadian Sights | Day 345: Universities Week – The Ryerson Student Learning Centre

Creative architecture is still a hallmark of an influential university, for better or worse. While Yonge Street is considered the heart of Toronto, there isn’t a lot of interesting architecture along the way. That changed, a little, a couple years ago when Ryerson put the finishing touches on their new student learning centre and added… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 345: Universities Week – The Ryerson Student Learning Centre

365 Canadian Sights | Day 344: Universities Week – Royal Roads

Not all university campuses started out as a place of education, but any place can be adapted to fit them, essentially. A coal baron’s castle is the centrepiece to one of the countries newest universities. That’s just how it goes sometimes. To be fair, you probably don’t recognize it from a post-secondary pamphlet. More likely… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 344: Universities Week – Royal Roads