2015 in Canadian Architecture
January 6, 2016
by Elsa Lam
Canadian Architect, December 22, 2015
(Image: More than 10,000 people visited the Halifax Central Library on opening day last December. Courtesy of Canadian Architect, photo by Adam Mark)
As 2015 draws to a close, we offer you this round-up of the stories that topped our headlines.
On the East Coast, the opening of the new Halifax Central Library in December 2014 brought contemporary architecture to the heart of the city.
Critic Brian Carter travelled there to find that the building by Fowler Bauld & Mitchell and schmidt hammer lassen is well-loved and well-used. It proves that—despite all the predictions for the death of books—libraries are still vital community hubs in Canadian cities. Read more…