New Global Centre for Pluralism combines timeless design and heritage details

Source: Ottawa Magazine By Hattie Klotz

New Global Centre for Pluralism combines timeless design and heritage details

New Global Centre for Pluralism combines timeless design and heritage detailsIt’s been many years in the making, but the former Canadian War Museum (1967 – 2005) and before that the Public Archives of Canada (1905 – 1967), has been re-born.

Now known as the Global Centre for Pluralism, the building at 330 Sussex Dr. is a study in the combination of heritage details and historical context, with contemporary functionality and an eye for timeless design.

His Highness the Aga Khan, the centre’s founder and chair, has invested $35 million in the restoration of this building, completed in 1905.

Read more – Dated: MAY 12, 2017

 

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