File 2009.002.01.28 - Folder 28 People Series

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Folder 28 People Series

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  • 1971 - 1997 (Creation)
    Canadian Architect

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40 photographic prints : col. & b&w ; various sizes
less than 0.5 cm of textual records
3 posters : b&w ; 28 x 43 cm
1 pamphlet

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Canadian Architect is the official Journal of Record of Architecture Canada / RAIC. The magazine is a specialized monthly periodical for architects, planners and related professionals published in Don Mills, Ontario. The magazine features articles on current trends and issues affecting architectural practice in Canada, including the development of new building technologies and changing social needs. Canadian Architect also serves as the Journal of Record for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, publishing its newsletters and bulletins, and publicizing issues that concern both national and provincial architectural associations .In 1968, Canadian Architect established the Awards of Excellence for architectural design. The awards are juried by a panel of professionals and are awarded annually to architects registered in Canada in the December issue of the magazine. The competition entries are restricted to un-built projects, allowing the panel to focus their judgment on the plans, intentions and original ideas of the architect. Canadian Architect was first published in 1955 by MacLean-Hunter Limited under the editorial direction of James A. Murray as The Canadian Architect. In the early 1960s Southam Business Communications Inc. took over publication, and the magazine dropped the word “the” from its name in 1995.

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This folder contains photographic prints of people and places associated with or featured in Canadian Architect magazine between 1971-1997. The file includes portrait, candid, and architectural photographs. Photos include pictures of architects James Timberlake, Alan Endall, Doug Hamming, Richard Bernstein, Rainer Fassler, Noel Best, Tom Schaeferle, Raymond Affleck, Gordon Lee Atkins, John Andrew, Gordon R. Arnott, Aza Avramovitch, Russell Acton, Greg Johnson, Kathy Hancox, Mark Ostry, Gordon J. Adamson, Ross Anderson, James Ackland, and Ernest Annau. Architectural photographs include two shots of the exterior of George Gund Hall at Harvard University, one interior shot of Atwater Station in Montreal, one exterior shot of Ladner Pioneer Library in Ladner, B.C., and one interior shot of a home designed by Armstrong and Molesworth. File also contains three illustrated posters of Gordon S. Adamson, John Andrews, and Raymond T. Affleck. Pamphlet in file is informational about the architecture planning firm, Arnott Kelley O'Connor & Associates Ltd. Textual records include the C.V.'s of Raymond T. Affleck and Gordon L. Atkins, as well as information about the firm, Arnott Kelley O'Connor & Associates Ltd.

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