Schreyer Award Lecture

The Schreyer Award is Canada's highest distinction for any form of engineering. Usually the purview of large scale projects such as the 13 km long Confederation Bridge, in 2007 it was awarded for the first and only time to a performing arts facility, The Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

The engineering inovations initiated on this project were formidable. Listen in as John O'Keefe presents the challenges, the path of discovery and the exciting results.

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Architect: Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.
Acoustician of Record: Aercoustics
Principal Acoustician: John O'Keefe