Architecture & Design

"It's very clear that in recent years Winnipeg has rediscovered and embraced its tradition of achievement in architecture and design, and has focused this energy wisely into transformative projects in many parts of the city." - Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

For more information about Winnipeg's architectural wonders, visit the  Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.

Let’s Narrow It Down

    Back Alley Arctic

    Make you way down the the alleyway of Canora and Ethelbert Street between Westminster and Wolseley and explore the walkable, bikeable back lane Arctic Art Gallery created by Kal Barteski. Chat...

    Canadian Museum for Human Rights

    Be inspired; visit the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Whether you’re interested in exploring important stories, or awesome architecture, this Museum is not to be missed. Its galleries are...

    Circle of Life Thunderbird House

    The Circle of Life Thunderbird House is s home for Aboriginal spirituality and culture. It is a focal point and mecca for Aboriginal people coming from rural communities to Winnipeg's urban...

    Design Quarter Winnipeg

    DESIGN QUARTER WINNIPEG is a curated destination experience within a walkable area of our city, creating a community of authentic, local retail + design culture aimed at providing a go-to platform...

    Doors Open Winnipeg

    DOORS OPEN WINNIPEG May 25 & 26, 2019 Heritage Winnipeg is very pleased to present our 16th annual Doors Open Winnipeg event. Explore over 90 of Winnipeg’s most fascinating buildings, walking...

    Esplanade Riel Pedestrian Bridge

    This five-metre wide and 250-metre long “people path,” is located north of the junction of the historic Red and Assiniboine Rivers, and provides a link between The Forks and Winnipeg’s French...

    Manitoba Legislative Building

    Visit Manitoba’s number one citizen, the beloved “Golden Boy,” who is perched atop the Manitoba Legislative Building. Completed in 1920, many consider Manitoba’s third Legislative Building to be...

    Raw Almond

    January 19 - February 13, 2018 At RAW:almond, an annual pop-up restaurant and Canadian Tourism Award winner, diners experience multi-course meals prepared by some of North America’s (and...

    St. Boniface Cathedral-Basilica

    The original cathedral, built in 1908, was destroyed by fire in 1968. The remaining walls were incorporated into the design of the new church, creating a dramatic facade facing west across the Red...

    The Cube

    The Cube is located in Old Market Square in the Exchange District. The stage, which has won awards for its design, plays host to some of the coolest concerts and performances during Winnipeg's...

    The University of Winnipeg

    The University of Winnipeg campus is a downtown hub that connects people from diverse cultures and nurtures global citizens. UWinnipeg offers programs unique in Canada such as a master of...

    Université de Saint-Boniface

    Manitoba’s only French-language post-secondary institution is both a university and a technical college. Dating back to 1818, Université de Saint-Boniface was the first teaching establishment in...

    University of Manitoba

    The University of Manitoba is Western Canada’s first university. Founded in 1877, the U of M is the largest and only research-intensive university in the province offering more than 90 degrees,...

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