A massive fire has destroyed much of Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, considered one of the world’s greatest architectural treasures. The fire broke out Monday, April 15, evening on the cathedral’s roof and quickly consumed the more than 850-year-old building.
The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (RMTC) in Winnipeg is the recipient of the 2019 Prix du XXe siècle by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the National Trust for Canada. The award recognizes buildings over 25 years old that have become landmarks of Canadian architecture.
One of Vancouver’s most prominent landmark churches and music venue will undergo a major seismic upgrade and heritage restoration.Design practice Ryder Architecture has been retained for the St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church restoration project.
A heritage building in Toronto’s financial district will be revitalized as an office environment. Designed by prominent Canadian architect Henry Sproatt, the building was originally the Canada Permanent Trust Building.