Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0020 - John Patkau fonds
CA ACU CAA F0020
John Patkau fonds
- 1973-1983 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
ca. 400 drawings and other material
Name of creator
Canadian architect. John Patkau received his M.Arch. from the University of Manitoba in 1972. During the summer of 1971, he worked for Erickson/Massey Architects, Vancouver, then upon graduation Patkau went into private practice with Denis Jesson (1972-1973). After returning from Europe in 1974, he was employed with the Zeidler Partnership Architects(Toronto), moving in 1975 to Bittorf-Holland-Christianson Architects Ltd. (Edmonton) in 1975. Patkau entered private practice in 1977 in Edmonton. He is a Member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and has won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada medal.
Acquired by donation in 1984.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of drawings, display material, correspondence and office files of the architectural practice of John Patkau, 1973-1983. Significant projects include: Galleria Condominium Project; Riverdale Community Centre; Blue Quill Elementary School, Edmonton; Stadium Rapid Transit Station, Edmonton; Pyrch Residence.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Further accruals expected.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Also includes 1 model, ca. 10 items of display material, and 2.56 m of textual records.
Includes record nos: 184A/84.05
Title based on contents of fonds.
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