Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

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Marvin Robert Kirby

Biography

While working with the Winnipeg firm of Waisman Ross Blankstein Coop Gillmor Hanna (now Number Ten Architectural Group) Marvin Robert Kirby served as Lead Designer on the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, a notable work of Canadian Brutalist architecture. Kirby later taught at the University of Calgary program in Environmental Design, assuming Directorship of the school’s Architecture Program in the 1980s. Kirby was involved with the creation of Calgary’s Placemakers organization.

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