Canada’s New Architecture School: Inspired by Nature to Fuel a Northern Spirit

By Alex Bozikovic, The Globe and Mail
October 4, 2013

The intersection of Elm and Elgin streets in Sudbury is a historic midpoint for Canada. For most of the 20th century, the Edwardian building on one corner was a telegraph station and ticket office for CP Rail. But until recently, this history was crumbling away, as the city – like so many in Canada – sent its energy and its money sprawling outward. For years, the telegraph building housed a Mexican restaurant. Now it has a more creative and dignified role: It is home to faculty and 70 students in Laurentian University’s new School of Architecture, a bilingual institution and the first new Canadian architecture school in 40 years. More …

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