Canada’s Parliament Building built between 1859 and 1906, is one of the most significant heritage structures in Canada. RJW was honoured to be chosen to be a part of this prestigious project.
Library of Parliament
Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful buildings in the country, this architectural icon was completely restored.The scope of work included:
- Thousands of stones of all shapes and sizes were cut and carved in new stone and replaced in the wall
- The huge stair tower roof was rebuilt after being stored on the ground for decades, as was the Main Staircase
- Dutchman and Jahn repairs, pinning, and consolidations were carried out
- Cutting out and repointing of fine mortar joints in ashlar work, many interventions were used in this multi-year project
- Complex moulded and radial cut Berea sandstone voussoirs
- Relieving arch in Potsdam sandstone
- Every mortar joint in building was raked out and repointed
- Stone repairs and replacements in Nepean sandstone
- Main stair rebuilt with new vaulted support structure and replacement Dolomitic limestone column bases
- New complex moulded Berea sandstone jambs
Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful buildings in the country, this architectural icon was completely restored.
Responsible for many different components of this project. All work was performed while the building was occupied.
Participated in a massive reconstruction and rebuilding project to halt the movement of the foundation of this historic building.
The huge front façade and wing walls of the Governor General’s official residence were completely cleaned and repointed. Selective demolition and reconstruction was carried out using new stone, and seismic anchors were installed.