The work of Arthur Erickson

I have been following this architect's work for many years, as he is one of my favorites. If you have additional information on any of these projects, it would be much appreciated - GH.

Short biography:

1924- , Canadian architect, born in Vancouver, BC. Considered one of Canada's greatest architects. Studied at the University of British Columbia and McGill University, and after traveling extensively in Europe and the Far East, returned to practice in Vancouver. He contributed to the rebirth of Modernism within Canada, and is known for his unique ability to handle large-scale contemporary architecture which is sensitive to its location by exploiting the effects of various materials and structural systems. He has designed private homes such as the Puget Sound House and the Newport Beach House, public buildings such as the San Diego Convention Center and the UBC Museum of Anthropology, the Vancouver Court House, Simon Fraser University, and the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC.

Chief Architect of Simon Fraser University

Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia

Chief Architect of the University of Lethbridge

Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC, USA

Various Public Buildings on the Pacific Coast

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