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Remai Modern art museum is a stack of metal and glass blocks in the Canadian Prairies (Dezeen)

Toronto-based KPMB Architects has built a riverside art museum in Saskatoon, which is designed in response to the flat plains that surround the Canadian city.

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Remai Modern art museum is a stack of metal and glass blocks in the Canadian Prairies (Dezeen)

At the arrowhead of art itself (Globe and Mail)

The security guard, with her back to the entrance of the brand-new Remai Modern, was enjoying the view inside – in between disappointing would-be visitors with the news that the Saskatoon art museum was not quite open yet. "Wow," said Sandy Netmaker, gazing up at the enormous installation suspended over the lobby. "That's a real artist."

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At the arrowhead of art itself (Globe and Mail)

Gregory Burke: Establishing a vision for a world-class gallery

Gregory Burke saw a unique opportunity in Saskatoon. Hired in 2013 as CEO of the Mendel Art Gallery, Burke’s true challenge was leading the transition to the new Remai Modern. When the job first caught his eye he immediately recognized it as something special.

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Gregory Burke: Establishing a vision for a world-class gallery

Soaking up the arts in Saskatoon: the ‘Paris of the Prairies’

A new chapter in Saskatoon’s art history is slated to begin Oct. 21 with the opening of the Remai Modern, a museum of modern and contemporary art with a large permanent collection that includes Picasso linocuts and some of his ceramic works.

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Soaking up the arts in Saskatoon: the ‘Paris of the Prairies’

Canada’s Coolest New Art Museum Isn’t in Toronto (Surface)

The new Remai Modern Art Gallery may be the most impressive arts venue you’ve never heard of, thanks to its location in Saskatoon, a thriving—if overlooked—city on the Canadian prairie of Saskatchewan.

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Canada’s Coolest New Art Museum Isn’t in Toronto (Surface)

If Art Lovers Can Find Bilbao, Why Not Saskatoon? (The Wall Street Journal)

Settled among the wheat fields and mineral mines of the Canadian plains, the city of Saskatoon is hardly a hotbed for contemporary art. Yet having watched art lovers descend on out-of-the-way locales like Arkansas’ Bentonville and Colombia’s Bogota, Saskatoon is determined to join the global circuit this fall.

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If Art Lovers Can Find Bilbao, Why Not Saskatoon? (The Wall Street Journal)

Sid Lee overhauls interiors of Montreal's iconic Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel (Dezeen)

Sid Lee Architecture has completed an extensive renovation for one of Montreal's most prestigious hotels, opening its lobby and public spaces to serve a broader clientele than just hotel guests.

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Sid Lee overhauls interiors of Montreal's iconic Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel (Dezeen)

HÔTEL FAIRMONT LE REINE ELIZABETH/FAIRMONT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH (Archello)

A few weeks after the re-opening of Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Sid Lee Architecture is pleased to present the architecture and design initiatives that made the hotel’s transformation possible.

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HÔTEL FAIRMONT LE REINE ELIZABETH/FAIRMONT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH (Archello)

Presentation: True North Square

Located in the heart of downtown, True North Square is the largest private mixed-use development in Winnipeg’s history combining office, hotel, residential, retail, parking, and a central plaza.

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Presentation: True North Square

Greenspace plan in place in Brandon

Did you know September is Landscape Architecture Month in Manitoba? Every year, the Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects compiles a growing list of events around Winnipeg to celebrate landscape architecture in the province.

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Greenspace plan in place in Brandon