Glory of Ottawa: Canada's First Parliament Buildings

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, May 19, 1995 - Architecture - 216 pages
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The competition to design and construct the government buildings in Ottawa, the new national capital, was one of the most important architectural events in nineteenth-century British North America and the finished buildings inspired a major movement in Canadian federal architecture. The Glory of Ottawa focuses on the 1859 design competition for the parliamentary complex, from which these unrivalled buildings emerged.

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