Category Archives: Cultural

Old Crow Community Centre

  In 2014, Kobayashi + Zedda Architects Ltd (KZA) was retained by the Vuntut Gwitchin Government (VGG) to design a new Community Centre to be located in the community of Old Crow, Yukon. The new facility is to house a … Continue reading

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Carcross Learning Centre

The Carcross Learning Centre is a potlatch and multicultural centre for the community of Carcross and the Carcross-Tagish First Nation. The building is designed using sustainable and local materials including the use of wood along with photovoltaics and a green … Continue reading

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MacBride Museum

  The modern Yukon from the gold rush until the turn of the 21st century was industrial, driven by development and led by people who were willing to meet the challenges of the land, the climate and the isolation head-on … Continue reading

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Frieze

Architects employ sound, light, colour and iconic imagery in their work to stimulate the senses, to express emotion, enhance a sense of space, trigger memory or tell a story. Often, in cold, northern environs, the architect manipulates these components to … Continue reading

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FREEZE – Ice Fractures

Ana Rewakowicz / Kobayashi + Zedda Architects “Ice Fracture” transforms a winter phenomena of shifting ice into an urban experience that explores the physical relationship between movement, light and landscape. The installation at FREEZE consisted of ice cones of various … Continue reading

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Yukon Visitor Reception Centre

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Whitehorse Kiosk

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Transportation Museum Conceptual Design

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MacBride Museum

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Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Schematic Design

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Guild Hall Renovation

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Visual Arts Centre Green Building Competition Entry

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Carcross Potlach House

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Yukon Wildlife Preserve Interpretive Centre Design

With its proximity to Whitehorse along with its extensive collection of northern hoofed animals and its location on the traditional territory of the Ta’an Kwachan and Kwanlin Dun First Nations, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve acts as a gateway to the … Continue reading

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Tr’ondek Hwech’in Cultural Centre

  It is a place representative of the North’s two seasons:  Winter: at rest around the fire in the warmth of the circular bent pole and skin shelter. Summer: full of light and activity, drying fish or tanning hides on … Continue reading

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Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre

The Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre, is located on the shores of Teslin Lake, Yukon. The building is defined by two distinct program areas: public gathering/ceremony and service/administrative.  A central circulation spine extends down and through the building as it follows … Continue reading

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John Tizya Visitor Reception Centre

This 5,000 square foot visitor reception centre is located in Old Crow, Yukon at 67 degrees north latitude and well above the Arctic Circle.  The Vuntut Gwitch’in community of 250 people is accessible only by air.  Constructed using SIPs (Structural … Continue reading

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