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Fargo-Moorehead Cultural Centre Bridge, project, Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota, South elevation

Illustration of a bridge, with various other sketches of bridges around the borders of the image and the text: "(Colour illustration from the cover of the forthcoming issue of Architectural Monographs: 5 Michael Graves.)" The original drawing is graphite and crayon on yellow paper, done in 1978, in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The bridge was designed as a replacement for a vehicular bridge spanning the Red River, connecting Minnesota and North Dakota.

Montreal, Monastère du Bon-Pasteur

Aerial view of the buildings. A sticker adhered to verso reads "The Monastère du Bon-Pasteur/ Montreal, QC/ Grand Prize/ The Montreal Trust - Credit Foncier Award". The monastery, the main building on the site, was built to house the Sisters of the Cornmunauté de Notre-Dame du Bon-Pasteur d'Angers, who came from France in 1844 at the behest of Mgr Bourget. Today the Bon Pasteur siteis a multipurpose complex, combining housing, cultural amenities and services, etc.

Cours Mont-Royal (Mont-Royal Hotel)

Illustration of the exterior of the building and interior view, looking up towards the glass ceiling. Originally the site of a 1046 room hotel built by Ross & Macdonald. Renovated in 1989 by Arcop Group into a mixed-use complex with condominiums, office space and retail/restaurant space. The renovation preserved much of the exterior.

Montreal, Expo 67, Aerial views

erial views of the Exposition grounds during construction. The site after construction of new land. The site of Expo then and ow. One photograph (2009. 00.1303.001) is site just before work began on enlarging in July 1963 and the exhibition grounds after.

Montreal, Expo 67, Africa Place

Photographs of the exterior and construction of the pavilion. Text on the lower margin of one of the photographs reads "The roof system of Expo's African Place is a giant jigsaw puzzle of 999 fir plywood stressed skin panels. Toronto architect John Andrews designed the complex, which features a unique wind scoop ventilation system." A stamp on verso reads "Plywood Manufacturers of B.C. Photograph".

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

Montreal, Expo 67, Air Canada Pavilion

Photographs of the exterior of the pavilion. One of the photographs has text printed at the lower margin reading " 'Man and Flight' is the theme of Air Canada's striking red and white pavilion at Expo. Plywood-clad cantilevered blades fan out from a central support column to form a dramatic roof." The verso of that photograph is stamped "Plywood Manufacturers of B.C. Photograph".

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

Centre Eaton de Montréal

Photograph of an illustration of the building before completion. A piece of paper adhered to the back of the photograph reads "The $50-million Eaton Centre will feature 244 retail outlets, siz movie theatres and underground parking for 525 cars."

Montreal, Expo 67, Habitat 67

Before and after construction views of Habitat. Interior views show examples of dwellings. Views at land and aerial level. Example of living and dining areas of one of ther unit by Francisco Furniture Ltd. Photographs of architect drawings and a shot of a model for Habitat.

Jowett, Henry Roger

Montreal, Expo 67, Man Pavilions

Construction views and one view of a finished interior, showing the 1967 theme pavilions Man the Explorer and Man the Producer. The various other Man-themed pavilions (not represented in the collection) included: Man in the Community, Man the Provider, Man and his Health, and Man the Creator.

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

Montreal, Expo 67, Ontario Pavilion

The Ontario pavilion, located between the Canada and Quebec pavilions, features an opaque glass roof made up of several pyramids of different sizes. A group of large granite blocks, symbolizing the Canadian shield, forms an interesting rest area and provides a popular spot for young climbers. Young people are the focus of this pavilion, alongside exhibits about Ontario's past, present and future.

Montreal, Expo 67, Place d'Accueil

La Place d'Accueil is the main gate for Expo 67. A huge plaza of 2½ acres is on a middle level, above a bus station which is also used by taxis and the terminals of the Expo-Express and the Trailer Train which connects to Ci du Havre points.On the middle level, and on a third level, are information booths, travel offices, accommodation bureaux, shops, banks, a liquor store, restaurants, snack bars, lounges and a day hotel. There is a direct footway from the plaza to the International Broadcasting Centre. A striking architectural feature of the place is its roof -- in the shape of a huge umbrella. It is made up of seven plexiglass hexagons.

Montreal, Expo 67, Scandinavian Pavilion

Photograph of the mechanized ramps designed to move people within the pavilion. Canadian Architect Magazine published this image in the May 1967 issue. The building was designed by architects representing Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Canadian Centre for Architecture Exhibition Photos: "Cités de l'Archéologie Fictive : Oeuvres de Peter Eisenman, 1978-1988/ Cities of Artificial Excavation: The Works of Peter Eisenman 1978 - 1988"

Photographs of the exhibition installation as well as images of the architectural plans and finished buildings featured in the exhibition. This exhibition focused on Eisnman's drawings and models for four key works: submission to the International Design Seminar in Cannaregio Venice, Italy (1978); the submission to the South Friedrichstadt housing competition of the Intrernationale Bauausstellung, Berlin (1980-81); the project for the University Art Museum for California State University in Long Beach (1986); the submission Choral L. Works for the Parc de La Villette, Paris (1985-86).The exhibition was curated by Jean Francois Bédard and ran from March 2 - June 19, 1994.

Canadian Centre for Architecture Exhibition Photos: "Dieter Appelt : La catastrophe des choses/ The catastrophe of things"

Images in the exhbition featured the attic of the Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. Fascinated by sites charged with history, German artist Dieter Appelt uses his examination of the attic to inquire into the invisible, mysterious, and indefinite forces of decay that lie beyond everyday experience. By concentrating on structural details, and by confronting the surfaces of the wooden beams, he has photographed the attic in such a way that it becomes a new reality, marked by the corrosive signs of passing time. Photographs of images in the exhibition: No. 3, 5 and 14 from the sequence Bethanien, 1984-91.

Appelt, Dieter

Canadian Centre for Architecture Exhibition Photos: "Surface du Quotidien : La Pelouse en Amérique/ The American Lawn: Surface of Everyday Life"

The American Lawn is the fifth and final exhibition in the series The American Century, which seeks to cast a fresh eye on critical aspects of modern America’s architectural culture – its promises and disappointments, its roots and offshoots, its unparalleled worldwide impact. Other exhibitions include Scenes of the World to Come: European Architecture and the American Challenge, 1893–1960 (1995); Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922–1932 (1996); Viewing Olmsted: Photographs by Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander, and Geoffrey James (1996); and The Architecture of Reassurance: Designing the Disney Theme Parks (1997). Among the objects and documents displayed in the exhibition are Space Age lawnmowers, lawn ornaments, stereoscopic photographs of the “border crossings” between lawns, excerpts from the cinema of the lawn (such as Blue Velvet), vintage television footage of protests on the Washington Mall, sports shoes with high-tech cleats and patented grass. Photographs in the file include College Station, Texas; Grounds of Mrs. Harold W. Hacks, Short Hills, New Jersey and Weyerhauser Corporate Headquarters. The exhibition ran from June 16 - November 8, 1998 and was curated by Beatriz Colomina, Elizabeth Diller, Alessandra Ponte, Ricardo Scofidio, Georges Teyssot and Mark Wigley with Mark Wasiuta and Gwynne Keathly.

Stoller, Ezra

Montreal, Le 2000 Peel

Artist's conception of the office complex at the corner of Peel Street and Maisonneuve Boulevard. The building was designed to be the world headquarters of the International Air Transportation Association.

St. Lawrence neighbourhood, Toronto - MISSING

Aerial views of the St. Lawrence neighbourhood, a group of townhouses clustered around interior loop roads buffered from adjacent traffic arteries by higher density apartments containing street level retail arcades and with a linear promenade park strip along its entire length. The images were reproduced in an article on the St. Lawrence neighbourhood in the June 1981 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Ernest Thompson Seton Park, Toronto

View of a bridge in the park. Photograph is stamped on the back: "This is the property of Raymond Moriyama, Architect." E. T. Seton Park is located in the Central Don area of the West Don River valley, south of Eglinton Avenue East. The parkland was acquired from the Flemingdon Development Corporation in the 1960's for the Metropolitan Toronto Zoo, which was eventually built in the Rouge Valley. Beginning July 1, 1965, the Province of Ontario leased the north-east corner of the park from the former Metropolitan Toronto for ninety-nine years to operate the Ontario Science Centre.

London, Lloyds building

Small photograph adhered to clear plastic showing exterior of a skyscraper, sometimes referred to as the "Inside-Out Building" because many of its pipes and conduits are exterior to the building. The building was the topic of a critique of office buildings with exposed structures in the February 1987 issue of Canadian Architect magazine titled "Exposing High Tech". The Llyod's building is sometimes

North Hatley, Minton Hill House [project folder]

Project binder describing the construction of Minton Hill House, a private residence for a single occupant in Quebec's Eastern Townships. The binder contains information on the architect, client, and consultants as well as a brief description of the landscape and the design influences. Floorplans and elevations are included as well as photographs of the finished residence.

Affleck + de la Riva Architects

Côte Saint Luc, Sports and Recreation Center [project folder]

Project binder describing the construction of the Côte Saint Luc Sports and Recreation Center in Quebec. The binder contains information on the architect, client, and consultants as well as a brief description of the landscape and the design influences, including the architects' incorporation of an existing pool pavilion adjacent to the building site. Floorplans and elevations are included as well as photographs of the finished building.

Affleck + de la Riva Architects

Metropolitan Central YMCA

Photographs of the interior and exterior of the pink brick building, designed as a series of 5 separate buildings. Views include a theatre with hardwood and granite floors, hallways, stairwells, an indoor pool area with coffered ceiling, outdoor track, and aerial views of the building.

Spalding-Smith, Fiona

Toronto, 250/260/270 Queen's Quay West

Photoprint of model buildings. 1 photograph is airview of the constructed buildings. Verso: The Canadian Architect Magazine 1985 Award of Exellence to James A. Murray, Norman Hotson, Alfred C. Roberts. B&W. photograph of the buildings and York Quay Park at lake Ontario.

Spalding-Smith, Fiona

OAA Model

Images of the model for the former Ontario Association of Architects headquarters at 50 Park Road Toronto, Ontario. The modernist building was designed by John C. Parkin, and served as the home of the OAA from the building's completion in 1954 until 1992. The building is now occupied by DTAH, a landscape design company.

Canadian Architect

Edmonton, Tipaskan elementary school

Photographs of a red brick and grey concrete construction. According to the CA article in the August 1984 issue," the building is organized along a central spine along which occur classroom wings and a series of spaces for various activities. Its central and pivotal point is the library which is visually open to the spine. The classrooms are organized into clusters of four and their windows open onto enclosed courtyards... The red brick and green rooflines are reminiscent of Edmonton's schools built earlier in the century."

Windsor, City Hall

Photograph of the front entrance of the 1906 city hall, with the edges of two cars visible on either side of the image dating the picture much earlier than the reprint - probably 1930s.

Montreal, BNP Paribas Tower

Photograph of a model design for the office tower. From a typewritten description taped to the verso of the photograph: Maquette of the new office complex which will be built by Louis Dreyfus Properties on McGill College Avenue. The first tower, to be located at the corner of Maisonneuve Boulevard and McGill College, will become the BNP tower.

Applied Photography Ltd.

Laval, Papineau house

Photograph of the interior of the house. Owned by Andre Benjamin Papineau. Federal heritage building; art gallery. House was build for Montreal architect Andre Benjamin Papineau is located on a river edge. Materials of the house; fieldstone, red cider. Furniture designed be Papineau, except chairs.

Samulewitz, Hans

Montreal, Place Bonaventure

Photographs of building under construction, different views of exterior, terrace, swimming pool. Photographs of architectural model, illustrations of the building. Eight photographs of Concordia Hall including under construction and development views. Aerial view.

Jowett, H.R.

Montreal, Place des Arts

Photographs of the interior and exterior of La Grande Salle (later renamed Salle-Wilifrid Pelletier), including a wall mural designed by Julien Hébert.

Panda Associates Photography

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