Tuesday, January 5, 2010

A glimmer at City Hall

Raymond Moriyama and Associates put a lot of symbolism into the construction of RMOC headquarters (now Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. W). For example, the pillars/columns/walls around the rotunda represent the various former municipalities.

Also interesting are little quirks like this stained-glass window. I managed to catch it at the right hour one morning as it shone a circle of light onto the floor:

[Look for more one-photo posts under the label Singles]

1 comment:

  1. 'Sachi's Isochron', the stained glass window on the Ottawa City Hall rotunda contains a secret, revealed at certain times of the year. It was a gift of architect Raymond Moriyama.

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