1959 – Norquay Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates

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An elegant piece of late 60’s modernism, the Norquay building has an understated architectural quality. The compsoitions, scale, materials all contribute to a quality design that can easily be dismissed as “just a box”. To dismiss the building in this way is to do it a dis-service. Good architecture from this period has a timeless quality and this building has it in spades. In addition to office accommodation, the Norquay Building also houses an auditorium used for public lectures.

Last Updated July 3rd, 2024 at 4:09 pm