Apologies for cross-posting. Sharing on behalf of Dalhousie Libraries:
A “Brutalist” Beauty: the Killam Library on its 50th anniversary
an online lecture with Professor Christine Macy
The Killam Memorial Library officially opened in March 1971. On the 50th anniversary of this landmark building’s opening, we’ll be exploring the origins of the Killam Library, why it looks the way it does, and what other
buildings on campus and across Canada are its “siblings”.
Professor Christine Macy, former Dean of the Faculty of Architecture & Planning, will take us on an illustrated tour of the Killam Library, interpreting it through the lens of post-WWI reconstruction in Europe and nation-building