Thea Koerner House (Graduate Student Centre)
- 6371 Crescent Road
- Original construction 1961
- 1961 C.E. Pratt and P. Kattfa; Thompson,Berwick & Pratt
- 1961 - $700,000
1971 - $750,000
- Sources of funds:
- 1961 - gift from Dr. Leon Koerner in memory of his wife
1971 - paid by the graduate students
- Architectural features:
- This building has applied heavy cedar
screen to the concrete frame and landscaping is developed extensively.
Its structure has large spans and cantilavers to allow flexibilty for various
functions on different floors.
- Name History:
- This building is named
in honour of Dr. Koerner's wife.
- It won the Massey Gold Medals for Architecture
in 1961 as an outstanding piece of Canadian architecture. It is also the
home for Graduate Student Association.
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