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 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 343: Universities Week – University of Toronto, St. George Campus

Universities often offer a place for architects to try something grander and more creative. One of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious universities, it should be no surprise the University of Toronto has some outstanding architecture. What is maybe a bit of a surprise is how many are interesting designs. With plenty of older structures that… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 343: Universities Week – University of Toronto, St. George Campus