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May 26 2017 Lecture /

Doors Open Keynote Event: What is Canadian Architecture?

7:00 Panel Discussion

Former Unilever Factory,
East Harbour, 21 Don Roadway

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unnamed (1)From the Series: Vestige, the Former Unilever Factory, Toronto / Liquid Storage Tanks, 6th Floor, Finishing Building; © Steven Evans, 2017

Canada’s landscape is vast and varied, with immense distances separating communities and cities. Much like the diversity that defines the country’s identities and geographies, many Canadians embrace multiculturalism rather than assimilation. However, this is not the viewpoint of all, nor entirely representative of Canadian Culture.

Buildings and spaces created by Canadian architects illustrate and illuminate the many varied perspectives of Canadian identity – but, does a distinctly Canadian voice exist in Canadian architecture? A diverse group of leading architects from across the nation (and beyond) debate this in acknowledgement of Canada’s 150th birthday.

Venue provided by East Harbour

Closed-toed shoes are strongly recommended.

Panelists: A.J. Diamond, Omar Gandhi, Valerie Gow, Murray Legge, Susan Scott, Pierre Thibault

Moderator: Beth Kapusta

In partnership with Doors Open Toronto