The Legacy Document: Canadian War Museum by Raymond MoriyamaThe Legacy Document: Canadian War Museum by Raymond Moriyama

The Legacy Document: Canadian War Museum

byRaymond Moriyama

Paperback | December 11, 2015

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Discover the architectural vision behind Canada?s striking and iconic national museum of military history. Since its opening to the public on May 8, 2005, the 60th anniversary of VE Day, the Canadian War Museum has become a recognizable icon. The building was an instant success and, over the years, has become a recognizable destination for Canadians and visitors to Canada wishing to understand how military history has shaped our country, while marveling at the building?s architectural symbolism. Renowned architect Raymond Moriyama?s remarkable commentary on the design principles of the building highlights the vision behind each structural element ? from the echoes of the Canadian landscape, to the sound of nature in Regeneration Hall, to the axis of the sun at 11 a.m. on Remembrance Day. The Legacy Document is a key reference for the conservation of the Canadian War Museum, and it explores Moriyama?s dream for the future of the building and its landscape.
As a dejected and rejected boy in a treehouse of his own making in an internment camp in the interior of British Columbia during the Second World War, Raymond Moriyama came to understand the intimate immensity of nature and its profound relationship to human dwelling. In the suspended solitude of the treehouse imagination augmented rea...
Title:The Legacy Document: Canadian War MuseumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 10 × 9.5 × 0.35 inPublished:December 11, 2015Publisher:Canadian War MuseumLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0660033984

ISBN - 13:9780660033983

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