STRUCTURAL

Canadian Museum of Human Rights

Celebrating the evolution and future of human rights

Canadian Museum of Human Rights

Winnipeg, MB

Architect: Antoine Predock Architect PC

Client: Gracom Masonry Ltd. (BRXTON)

Completion: 2014
Category: Cultural

Project Type: Stone Engineering

Awards

2015–Natural Stone Institute Pinnacle Awards

Award of Merit, Commercial Interior

This $350 million project is the largest human rights institution and education centre in the world. It is the first Canadian national museum created since 1967, and is located outside of the National Capital Region. This complex structure including sloped and curved concrete walls, long span and cantilever diagrid trussed walls, double curved glass and steel façade. An organically inspired long-span roof structure is required to transfer a 50-meter tall faceted glass and steel tower.

Favourite

"I'm often asked what my favourite, my most important building is...I'm going on record right now...this is it.”

—Antoine Predock Architect 

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