by Clifton Mark · CBC Life · October 24, 2018
"Nearly all of us spend a lot of time in buildings or in sight of buildings. But a lot of us (I mean me) can't tell a portico from a pediment or the Neo-Gothic from the Neo-Romanesque. That's why I sat down with Anne-Marie Armstrong from AAmp Studio, an architecture firm based in Toronto and LA. I asked her to walk me through seven prominent architectural styles in Canada, how to recognize them, what their distinctive features are, and to point out some of her favourite Canadian examples. Check out her picks, plus some additional examples from across the country and see if you can put your skills to the test next time you're out and about.
50 Park Road, Toronto
This former headquarters of the Ontario Association of Architects is a great small-scale example of International Style. Designed by John C. Parkin in the 1950s, the Toronto Star called it one of the five most influential buildings on TOronto. It is now home to DTAH, an architecture firm."
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