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Remembering Ron Thom's Subtle Mark on the Canadian Landscape

Remembering Ron Thom's Subtle Mark on the Canadian Landscape
Remembering Ron Thom's Subtle Mark on the Canadian Landscape , Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. Image © Alexi Hobbs
Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. Image © Alexi Hobbs

“You don’t need big and flashy starchitecture to make a statement; the most powerful architecture is often that which blends into the landscape and reveals itself slowly.” In this article on Monocle, written by Nelly Gocheva, the late Canadian architect Ron Thom is remembered for just this reason. To learn more about Thom's architectural approach and works, including his masterplan for Trent University, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, read the article here.

Trent University's Chemical Science Building by Teeple Architects. Image © Shai Gil
Trent University's Chemical Science Building by Teeple Architects. Image © Shai Gil
Cite: Jennifer Whelan. "Remembering Ron Thom's Subtle Mark on the Canadian Landscape " 05 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/503114/50-years-later-remembering-ron-thom-s-subtle-mark-on-the-canadian-landscape/> ISSN 0719-8884