Architecture of Saskatchewan
A Visual Journey, 1930-2011
ISBN: 978-0-88977-250-2
Series: Trade Books Based in Scholarship 32
Year: 2013
Pages: 192
Binding: Casebound with dust jacket

From the dirty thirties to the present, architecture in Saskatchewan has witnessed a revolution in design. A place once famous for its sod huts, the province now has buildings that reflect technological change, environmental evolution and a global vernacular.

Covering the Art Deco period to Post-Modernism, to today’s concerns about sustainability and LEED® construction, Architecture of Saskatchewan shows the clash between functionality and beauty, while exposing how the light, colour, and seasons of the prairie are reflected within the construction of its buildings.

Author Bernard Flaman discusses the fashions of the moment and the changes that have occurred by taking us in a tour of the individual buildings. From Prince Albert to Meadow Lake to our largest cities, he reveals something of the soul of these places through vivid descriptions and outstanding photography

Bernard Flaman

Bernard Flaman is a registered architect working in the field of heritage conservation. His interest and research in Modernist architecture has led to the delivery of papers on the Saskatchewan Power Corporation headquarters in Regina and the development of Canadian airports in the 1960s. He co-curated the 2004 exhibition "Character and Controversy" at the Mendel Art Gallery, which examined Modernist architecture in Saskatchewan. He has also participated in UNESCO’s policy development on Modern heritage in relation to World Heritage designations. Author photo by Don Hall.
The Creative Industries Transition Fund is made possible through funding that was provided to the Saskatchewan Arts Board by the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport.