[City Hall and Square competition, Toronto, 1958
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Published in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architecture -- Competitions,
  • Civic centers -- Ontario -- Toronto,
  • Municipal buildings -- Ontario -- Toronto

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesToronto City Hall and Square competition
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. School of Architecture, University of Toronto. Dept. of Art and Archaeology
The Physical Object
Pagination305 plates (in portfolio)
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21448947M

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SUBJECT: The Toronto City Hall and Square competition was the largest competition of its era. It attracted over entries from architects across the globe, even more than the Sydney Opera House competition. Finnish architect Viljo Revell's winning scheme became an icon for the city of.   Book authors George Kapelos and Christopher Armstrong co-curated the exhibition Shaping Canadian Modernity: The Toronto City Hall and Square Competition and its Legacy, displayed at Ryerson University’s Paul H. Cocker Gallery from September 1 to October 9, Author: Elsa Lam. Architectural model, Competition entry , City Hall and Square Competition, Toronto, , by Viljo Revell of Finland. Stage two model in situ showing surrounding Toronto buildings. Two curved facing towers of unequal height with rounded low chamber between. Higher tower is on the east (right) side. This entry was a finalist and the winner of the competition. Architectural model in colour, Competition entry , City Hall and Square Competition, Toronto, , by Frank Mikutowsk of the United States. This entry was a finalist.

Shaping Canadian Modernity: The Toronto City Hall and Square Competition and Curated by George Kapelos and Christopher Armstrong, this exhibition at the Paul H. Cocker Gallery at Ryerson University’s Department of Architectural Science. Toronto's New City Hall and Square. Author/Illustrator/Editor: George Thomas Kapelos, with an introduction by Christopher Armstrong The competition for Toronto’s New City Hall and square was the largest competition of its era, attracting over . Toronto's distinctive City Hall and its large public square came about as the result of an international competition held in that attracted over entrants from 42 countries. It put Toronto at the centre of a major discussion on Modernist architecture.   Entry Doshi In Competition Entry for the Design of a Civic Square and City Hall. Toronto: Toronto Public Library, Toronto: Toronto Public Library, bvd-toronto-drg-revisedpngAuthor: Balkrishna Doshi, Yoshikatsu Tsuboi, Mahendra Raj.

This website is part of that project. Images on this website are held in the Humanities & Social Sciences Department and the Marilyn and Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre at the Toronto Reference Library. Many additional images from the City Hall and Square Competition are available through the Toronto Public Library’s Digital Archive. Nathan Phillips Square is an urban plaza in Toronto, Ontario, forms the forecourt to Toronto City Hall, or New City Hall, at the intersection of Queen Street West and Bay Street, and is named for Nathan Phillips, mayor of Toronto from to The square was designed by the City Hall's architect Viljo Revell and landscape architect Richard on: Bay Street and Queen Street, Toronto, . Architectural drawing, Competition entry , City Hall and Square Competition, Toronto, , by Viljo Revell of Finland. Stage two drawing of hall and square,with two curved facing towers of unequal height with rounded low chamber between. Higher tower is on the east (right) side. This entry was a finalist and the winner of the competition. Architectural model, Competition entry , City Hall and Square Competition, Toronto, , by Leslie Forster of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.