Great Places presents a free public lecture by Whitehorse architect Jack Kobayashi of award-winning Kobayashi + Zedda Architects.
Kobayashi + Zedda Architects Ltd. (KZA) is an inspiring Whitehorse-based architecture and planning firm, and winner of the 2006 Professional Prix de Rome from the Canada Council. Together with their partner firm, 360° Design Build, KZA is a multi-disciplinary team of 10 personnel including urban planners, architects, general contractors and carpenters. Kobayashi + Zedda Architects is the largest Yukon architecture firm. 360° Design Build is one of the Yukon’s most active private developers, having constructed over $9 million worth of multi-use commercial/residential projects in downtown Whitehorse in the past eight years. Deeply involved in the transformation of downtown Whitehorse into a vibrant living and working community, KZA believe in compact pedestrian friendly built environment, where building design is a reflection of the conditions unique to this part of the world. The firm has a combined experience of 40 years working in the Yukon in every eco-region of the Territory. Recently, the firm has become recognized throughout Canada for its First Nations and sustainable architecture, and has won a 2012 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence for the Children’s First Centre in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.
The lecture takes place at 7:00pm on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.