As a gateway building, Lazaridis Hall is dramatic yet effortless, distinguishing itself from its surroundings and creating visual openness with continuous glazing at grade.
Use It or Lose It? On preserving empty heritage buildings // The Community Edition
A group called Friends of 48 Ontario is pushing to reanimate the 106-year-old structure, which was home to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50 for half a century and is now owned by the City of Kitchener.
Architectures of (De)Colonization // The Community Edition
The main building at the Woodland Cultural Centre is one of fewer than a dozen former residential schools for Indigenous children left standing in Canada. A campaign called Save the Evidence aims to preserve it as a museum – the first of its kind.
The Hambly House: Moderne Improvements // Canadian Architect
Nestled amongst the 1920s homes of a leafy neighbourhood in Hamilton, Hambly House seems to sail past the half-timbering, faux-stone cladding, and steeply pitched roofs of its neighbours.