Category Archives: Architecture

Fire Red win at the Canada Games Centre

January 12, 2019 A rearranged venue in Red Deer turned out to be a good thing for Calgary Fire Red on their road trip on Saturday. Not only did they come away with a win over the Chiefs but the … Continue reading

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Fire Red score four in Lethbridge‘s cathedral of hockey

Fire Red Midget AA went on their first road trip of the season on Sunday and came back home to Calgary with the points from four unanswered goals against Lethbridge Cyclones. It was a convincing performance that had some well-executed … Continue reading

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Defining the library as a connective and democratic space for learning: Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Mount Royal University

Libraries old and new Libraries have operated as repositories of printed information and knowledge for centuries. One of the oldest and most famous in Europe, the Bodleian Library (Oxford), opened in 1602. Common practice then was to chain up their … Continue reading

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Exploring for knowledge at the Riddell Library, MRU

Ascent of Mount Royal Earlier this summer, the brand new Riddell Library and Learning Centre opened for the business of study at Mount Royal University in Calgary. For a short while, the doors were open, books could be borrowed but … Continue reading

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In the style of Martín Chambi: images inspired by a pioneering Peruvian photographer

  Social documentary photography The Peruvian photographer Martín Chambi (1891-1973) was a pioneer of social documentary photography and what we would now call street photography. Martín Jerónimo Chambi Jiménez began his career around 1908, working as an assistant in the Arequipa … Continue reading

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Getting through Airlock #X-T1 in #YYC

On previous trips to the Calgary West Soccer Centre I had seen the potential for some surreal, spacey shots as the athletes came through this airlock-type revolving door. The design component helps keep the air pressure up and hence the whole … Continue reading

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Banff LEED in Sustainable Hockey

Banff: environmental role model for communities in the world Banff is a good place to visit anytime of the year including the early fall season when the golden swathes of forest are splendid, set against mountains just picking up their … Continue reading

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