Terri Meyer Boake BES BArch MArch LEED AP
Associate Professor :: Associate Director :: School of Architecture :: University of Waterloo

Edmonton City Hall

Dub Architects

Edmonton, Alberta


Project Information:

Owner: The City of Edmonton
Architect: Dub Architects
Structural Engineer: Read Jones Christoffersen link

Urban Design Award link
More info link

Project Images:

View of front of building.
View out towards side office wing.

Side of building with glazing into central public space.
Rear of building that holds the council chambers.

View up into the main steel truss over the public space. The pyramid visible beyond is over the council chamber.
View from central public space into truss.
Tubular steel truss system is created using square hollow sections.
Grand stairs lead to council chamber.
The trusses are articulated into a diamond shaped grid.
View from platform adjacent to council chamber entrance.
View down into main public space from one of the linking walkways that surround it.
Closer view of truss.
View of parallel truses - note absence of diagonal elements.
View into apex of truss pyramid.
Exterior view.
Detail of top of bell tower.
Skateboard deterrent.
Skateboard deterrent on edge of granite bench.
Connection of skylight glazing system to truss.
View inside front entrance.
Clearing the skating rink after a heavy snow.
Seating area along the ring of public walkways.


Truss erection: Read Jones Christoffersen

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Updated April 14, 2006