Thursday, July 6, 2017

Union Station in Quebec City

I don't know if this is still standing, likely not. I found it labelled as a postcard on eBay.


Saturday, February 25, 2017

Architecture Canada

Architects‘ Association of New Brunswick
A self-regulating professional organization governed by the provincial Architects Act to advance and maintain the standards of architecture. Offers overview, members, council, regulations and contact details. 
 
 
Church Architecture: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
An illustrated essay by Prof Shane O'Dea from Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage, describing the distinctive architecture of churches in Newfoundland.
Newfoundland and Labrador's Registered Heritage Structures
A resource for local groups and individuals interested in preserving buildings of architectural, cultural and/or historical significance to the province.
Newfoundland Association of Architects
Provincial professional governing body. Offers a list of members, tips for the public, membership and continuing education information.
Newfoundland Historic Trust
A membership-driven organization dedicated to the preservation of the built heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador through research, advocacy, and education. 
 
 
Nova Scotia Association of Architects
Information on the requirements to receive full membership in the NSAA as an Architect registered to practice in Nova Scotia. Also, events, and members list. 
 
 
Lamontage House
This interpretation centre in Rimouski provides a guide to the development of housing in Québec from the 18th century to today. Includes listings of heritage houses to visit in the region.
McGill University School of Architecture
Information about the school in Montreal and its programs, as well as online application form and course material.
Dalhousie Architectural Press
Publishes books on Canadian architecture and urban planning.
Dalhousie University - Faculty of Architecture and Planning
The faculty professional education in architecture and planning. Offers information for students and describes the programmes.
Halifax Skyscrapers
Descriptions and photographs of high rise buildings. 
 
Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario
Represents professionals in architectural design and construction management. Free download of the newsletter, information on events, trade shows and joining.
Ontario Association of Architects
Regulatory and professional association for architects.
Ontario Building Officials Association
Education, training and professional development of Ontario’s municipal building officials. 
 
 

Regional/North_America/Canada/British_Columbia/Localities/V/Victoria/Arts_and_Entertainment/Architecture/

Emily Carr House
Virtual tour of the childhood home of Emily Carr, Canadian author and artist, now a museum. Her father Richard Carr had this house built of Canadian Redwood in 1864.
Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse
Provides visitor's guide to Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites.
Modern Architecture
Provides overview of modernism in Victoria, including building photos, presentation of several architects, and some restoration projects.
St. Ann's Academy
Building and grounds are open to the public. The heritage chapel, auditorium and gardens are also available for private functions on a rental basis.

Regional/North_America/Canada/Manitoba/Localities/W/Winnipeg/Arts_and_Entertainment/Architecture/

Archiseek - Architecture of Winnipeg
A look at some of the notable buildings of the city: photographs, dates and architects.
Virtual Heritage Winnipeg
Heritage Winnipeg offers a virtual tour of the historic Exchange District, searchable database of over 3,000 photographs and a selection of QTVR vignettes of Winnipeg's built heritage.

Arts/Architecture/Building_Types/Lighthouses/North_America/Canada/

Burncoat Head Park Light
Located in Hants County on the Bay of Fundy. Information on park with picnic areas, walking trails, gardens, and the lighthouse.
Canada Lighthouses
Photos and information on lights in Ontario and New Brunswick.
East Quoddy Head Lighthouse
Photos, history and locator map for lighthouse located on Campobello Island in the Bay of Fundy.
East Quoddy Lighthouse
Information from The Friends of The Head Harbour Lightstation on this lighthouse located on Campobello Island, New Brunswick.
Grand Manan Lighthouses and Their Keepers
Vintage and contemporary photos plus historical overview provided for lights in the Bay of Fundy.
Henry Island Lighthouse Preservation Society
Vintage and contemporary photographs, information on the lighthouse keeper and historical overview of light located on Port Hood Island, Nova Scotia.
Lighthouses by Don Uvick: Canada
Photographer shares his color photographs along with descriptive information on selected lighthouses.
Lighthouses of British Columbia
Locator map, photos and information on staffed, automated and decommissioned lights.
Lighthouses of Ontario
Photos and general information provided.
Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society
Lists lighthouses in the province and gives details of a selection. Society membership information, news and events, newsletters and FAQs.
Prince Edward Island Lighthouses
Data, information and links provided.
Race Rocks Light Station
Provides history with vintage photos plus chart of lightkeepers from 1860 to 1997, when the light was automated.
Toronto Harbour Lighthouse
Photographs, directions and history

Arts/Architecture/Building_Types/Skyscrapers/Regional/Canada/

Calgary Skyscrapers
Pictures and information of proposed and existing skyscrapers in the city of Calgary, Canada.
Halifax Skyscrapers
Descriptions and photographs of high rise buildings in Canada's maritime capital.
Vancouver Skyscrapers
Short descriptions with photographs of Vancouver's high rise buildings, and a skyline gallery, by Lostman.

Regional/North_America/Canada/Arts_and_Entertainment/Architecture/

Archiseek Canada
Provides information and resources dealing with Canadian architecture, news and competitions.
Canadian Architect
Timely topics on architecture with a Canadian bent; international architecture news is also covered.
Canadian Centre for Architecture
A museum and study centre in Montréal devoted to international architecture past and present. French and English language options.
John Bland Collection of Canadian Architecture
A selection of images from the John Bland Collection of Canadian Architecture at the McGill School of Architecture.
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
The RAIC is a voluntary national association representing professional architects, and faculty and graduates of accredited Canadian Schools of Architecture.
Society of Design Administration Canada
Promotes the exchange of ideas. Members represent prominent Canadian architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, developers, service providers and specialty consulting firms.
ArchitectureWeek: Architecture Canada
An illustrated article excerpted from Architecture Canada 2002 edited by Stephen Parcell. (April 30, 2003)
 
Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario
Represents professionals in architectural design and construction management. Free download of the newsletter, information on events, trade shows and joining.
Ontario Association of Architects
Regulatory and professional association for architects.
Ontario Building Officials Association
Education, training and professional development of Ontario’s municipal building officials. 
 
 
Black Creek Pioneer Village
A restored 19th-century rural Victorian community located in northwest Toronto. The Village re-creates the past with over 35 carefully restored 1860s shops and homes.
Casa Loma
Official site of Casa Loma, one of Toronto's greatest historical monuments.
Osgoode Hall
An illustrated history of this grand Classical building in Toronto, designed in 1860 and the focus for legal activity in Ontario. The Great Library is touted as the most beautiful room in Canada.
TOBuilt
A database of buildings, including oddities, historical and heritage sites, in Toronto.
Urban Toronto
News and information about property development in the city. Includes a searchable database of all current development projects. 
 
 
Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa
Co-ordinating group between organizations. Meetings, minutes, advocacy and organization information is provided.
Heritage Ottawa
Group dedicated to preservation of architecture of heritage interest. Membership, tours, and current campaign information and president's message.