The National Arts Centre was rejuvenated in the lead up to the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, with the goal of creating a public building that was accessible and inviting. Over the years, the Brutalist-inspired venue had been renovated in pieces and lacked a cohesive design – its massive footprint meant revitalization would need a concerted effort and healthy budget.
- LocationOttawa, ON
- ClientNational Arts Centre
- ArchitectDiamond Schmitt Architects
- Size60,000 ft2 (5574 m2)
- BudgetC$90 million