Winnipeg Architecture Foundation



Easton I Lexier

  • Green Blankstein Russell
  • Member, Association of Professional Engineers, Member, The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Member, American Concrete Institute, Member, Winnipeg Building Commission,


Easton I. Lexier (born Easton Lechtzier) graduated in Civil Engineering (Structural) from the University of Manitoba in 1948 and practised with the firm G.B.R. Associates for 50 years. He literally “put his stamp” on some of the most important buildings in Manitoba, including Winnipeg City Hall, the former Winnipeg International Airport terminal building, and the Engineering Building at the University of Manitoba.

He joined GBR in 1948, was named an Associate in 1953, became Chief Structural Engineer in 1966, and a Principal in 1973.


  • Coolidge International Airport,Air Terminal,Antigua, West Indies
  • Winnipeg International Air Terminal Building,
  • Winnipeg City Hall Complex,
  • Freshwater Institute,Winnipeg,
  • Ste. Ann's Hospital, Quebec,
  • St. Boniface General Hospital,
  • Engineering Building,University of Manitoba,
  • Elizabeth Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba,
  • Polo Park Shopping Centre,
  • Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge Alberta,