Exploring traditional architecture in the modern era.

This event explores notions of new traditional architecture, a movement that rediscovers classical tradition. Speakers will present examples of buildings constructed from 1989 to the present, as well as address current critiques of the movement and why humans are drawn to traditional forms.

Featured speakers

Michael Diamant

Advocate for New Traditional Architecture, Sweden

Michael will present examples of how cities and regions can reintroduce new traditional architecture into the cultural landscape.

Barry Padolsky

Urban Design and Heritage Consultant, Ottawa

Barry will present his musings on modernism and the rise of new traditionalism in architecture.


January 26, 2023, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (EST)


40 Elgin St., 2nd floor, Ottawa, Ontario

If you cannot attend in person, or if the event is fully booked, you can still watch the webcast live on YouTube.


In-person events and the live webcast on YouTube are bilingual with simultaneous interpretation and closed captioning in both official languages. Interpretation of the floor audio is only available during the event.

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