CBRT Headquarters

DESCRIPTION: The two-storey office building, commissioned by the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers (CBRT), was inspired by traditional railway roundhouses of the 1920’s.  The  circular plan, which accommodates administration offices and boardrooms, rotates about a central atrium and is representative of the non-hierarchical composition of the union organisation.

YEAR: 1974

ADDRESS: 2300 Carling Avenue Ottawa

CLIENT: Canadian Brotherhood of Railway, Transport and General Workers

AREA: 1,500 m²