Raymond Moriyama

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Raymond Moriyama
Born (1929-10-11) October 11, 1929 (age 86)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Occupation Architect
Awards Order of Canada
Order of Ontario
Practice Moriyama & Teshima Architects

Raymond Moriyama, CC, O.Ont (born October 11, 1929, Vancouver, Canada)[1] is a Canadian architect. He has designed several buildings at Brock University from the 1970s through the latest campus expansion and is the University's former chancellor.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Raymond Moriyama was confined to an internment camp as a child, an experience which he cited as influential in his later career.[2] He went to Westdale Secondary School in Hamilton, Ontario. Morimaya received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Toronto in 1954, and a Master of Architecture degree in civic and town planning from McGill University in 1957.


In 1970 Moriyama co-founded the Toronto firm, Moriyama & Teshima Architects with Ted Teshima.[1]

In 1985, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and promoted to Companion in 2008. He was also awarded the Order of Ontario. In 2009, he was one of nine laureates to receive a Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts. In June 2013, he received a honorary doctorate from the University of Calgary.

Notable projects[edit]



  1. ^ a b Raymond Moriyama, Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 3 April 2013.
  2. ^ "The Architecture of a Life". U of T Magazine. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 

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