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Richard Henriquez Building Stories
26 April 2023 at 12:00 pm
Dave Barber Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street
Directed by Gavin Froome & Mike Bernard
2022, Canada, 30 minutes, English
Richard George Henriquez (born 5 February 1941 in Annotto Bay, Jamaica) is a Canadian architect known for founding Henriquez & Todd with Robert Todd in 1969 which evolved over 50 years to become the Henriquez Partners Architects of today. His projects are known for its blend of unique design with its historical context. His accumulation of work are celebrated by dozens of awards including the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Gold Medal in 2005, Governor Generals Medal in 1994 and the Order of Canada in 2017.
He is currently a Principal at Henriquez Partners, along with his son Gregory Henriquez and continues to make art and sculptures alongside his architecture practice. Richard Henriquez: Building Stories explores his influences and focus on memory and history in his approach to his work.
The screening is free but you are encouraged to reserve your seat.
Screened as part of the Architecture+Design Film Festival adff.ca with the support of Telefilm Canada