” The new Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (NCFST) consolidates social and culture-based services for aboriginal children and families within a 30,000 square foot office building in the heart of downtown Toronto“
Levitt Goodman Architects created a successful because the designers were able to clearly tell the clients’ story. Traditional elements of native culture are translated into modern context through out the building.
The above graphic shows a great example of how a traditional graphic is translated successfully into interior design by scale and material.
Outside space is important to everyone but especially a culture rooted so closely to nature. The traditional style structure with the green roof juxtapositions against the city sky line reflects how native cultures are weaving an ancient culture with modern day.
(Via Arch Daily)