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University of Guelph Installs New Wayfinding System to Help Visually Impaired Students

According to a new report from CBC News, the University of Guelph will be installing a new wayfinding system that will help students who are visually impaired or blind.

National Arts Centre's Sesquicentennial Expansion

National Arts Centre's Sesquicentennial Expansion

The National Arts Centre has been a cultural destination in the heart of Ottawa for the past half-century. The NAC was originally built for the 1967 Centennial celebrations and is a stunning showcase of brutalist architecture in Canada with its geometric structure and minimal windows. To celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary, the NAC began the transformation of their space to make it more accessible to the general public and received the largest government investment for cultural infrastructure.

Flight Gallery, Discovery Centre

Merit Award 2018
Flight Gallery, Discovery Centre

Designed by AldrichPears Associates, this flight-themed science gallery is a permanent exhibit at the new waterfront home of Discovery Centre, Nova Scotia’s hands-on science center.

The Flight Gallery explores invention and innovation through the lens of flight and aircraft maintenance, and features open-ended exhibits that encourage visitors to experiment, test and re-try to learn more about how the world works through a science-STEM lens.

Unified Field at the Canadian Museum of History

Unified Field at the Canadian Museum of History

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian independence, the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa renovated, modernized and reinterpreted all three galleries in their signature Canadian History Hall.

Unified Field created 46 interactive experiences for the 40,000-square-foot space, which run the gamut from a large-scale, interactive “Conclusion Wall” generated by visitor contributions to a mobile app providing accessible visual and audio content.

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