Cultivating Canadian Modernism: The Architectural Research Group of Ottawa and Montreal

Left to Right: John Bland, John Campbell Merrett, Chloethiel Woodard, Harry Mayerovitch. Photo: John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection, Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:00

This talk will explore how a group of young, politically savvy architects promoted modern architecture across Canada and in the Ottawa region during the 1940s through articles, radio addresses, and exhibitions.


Dustin Valen is a doctoral candidate in Architectural History at McGill University, where his research addresses the cultural history of architectural and landscape modernism.

The Lecture is free and there is no need to pre-register.


Auditorium, Ottawa Public Library
120 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2