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Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario (circa 2010)

Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario (circa 2010)

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People

  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)
  • Arthur Erickson (architect)
  • Keith Loffler McAlpine Architects (architectural firm)

Title

Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario (circa 2010)

Dates of creation

2009-2011

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
  • 16 drawings (including 5 reprographic copies)

Scope and Content

Project series documents Cornelia Hahn Oberlander's for an unrealized green roof proposal for Roy Thomson Hall, a concert hall in Toronto, Ontario. The concert hall was originally known as the New Massey Hall and was designed by Arthur Erickson in the early 1980s. Oberlander worked on this project in 2011 with architectural firm Keith Loffler McAlpine Architects. The project consisted in the revitalisation of the building for its 30th birthday and as a tribute to Arthur Erickson. The project included the addition of the green roof, which was initially part of Erickson's design. The green roof was planned to cover the four flat corners of the square base of the building.

The project series only contains a few sketches, including landscape plans, and rendering for the roof garden. The project is also documented through correspondence with architects, and project proposals.

Reference Number

AP075.S1.2010.PR01

Location

Toronto Ontario Canada

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP075.S1.2010.PR01.001
    • Title: Project proposal, correspondence with architects, and landscape plans and rederings, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 2009-2011
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (archive creator)
    • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (landscape architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 11 drawings
    • 5 reprographic copies

    Credit line:

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Cornelia Hahn Oberlander/
    Gift of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

    Folder Number:

    075-068-015

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