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Patkau Architects fonds

Patkau, John

PYRCH RESIDENCE John & Patricia Patkau

Accession 184A/84.05 perspective and plan

ca. 400 drawings - 1 model - ca. 10 items of display material - 2.56 m of textual records.

Canadian architect. John Patkau received his M.Arch. from the University of Manitoba in 1972. During the summer of 1971, he worked for Erickson/Massey Architects, Vancouver, then upon graduation Patkau went into private practice with Denis Jesson (1972-1973). After returning from Europe in 1974, he was employed with the Zeidler Partnership Architects (Toronto), moving in 1975 to Bittorf-Holland-Christianson Architects Ltd. (Edmonton) in 1975. Patkau entered private practice in 1977 in Edmonton. He is a Member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and has won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada medal.

Significant projects include: Galleria Condominium Project; Riverdale Community Centre; Blue Quill Elementary School, Edmonton; Stadium Rapid Transit Station, Edmonton; Pyrch Residence.

Fonds consists of drawings, display material, correspondence and office files of the architectural practice of John Patkau, 1973-1983.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Acquired by donation in 1984.

Finding aids available at repository.

Further accruals expected.

Accessions: 184A/84.05