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Raymond Moriyama fonds, 1959-1979


Moriyama, Raymond, 1929-

ca. 6,000 drawings - 19.2 m of textual records - 21 microfilm reels (16 mm) - 2 microfilm reels (35 mm) - 1 model.

Canadian architect. Raymond Moriyama was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, October 11, 1929. He received his B.Arch. from the University of Toronto in 1954, and his M.Arch. from McGill University in 1957. He married Sachiko Miyauchi in 1954 and they have five children. Moriyama has been in private practice since 1958, partnering with Ted Teshima in 1969. He is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (1970), a Member of the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts (1973), and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London (1970).

Awards include: Massey Medal for Architecture, 1961; Canadian Architects Yearbook Award, 1968; Pre-stressed Concrete Institute Award, 1969; Citizen's Award, 1974; Massey Medal for Planning, 1976; Japan Foundation Award, 1977; Canadian Architect Award of Excellence, 1979; OMRC Award of Excellence, 1979, 1981; Stelco Design Award, 1980; Urban Design Award, 1982; Governor General's Medal for Architecture, 1982.

Significant projects include Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre, North York, ON; Scarborough Town Centre, Scarborough, ON; Ontario Science Centre, North York, ON.

Fonds consists of drawings, microfilm, slides, correspondence and office files of the architectural practice of Raymond Moriyama, 1959-1979.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Acquired by donation in 1977 and 1984.

Finding aids available at repository.

Further accruals expected.

Accessions: 24A/77.74, 202A/84.21