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.
Victoria Memorial Museum
RJW Stonemasons participated in a massive reconstruction and rebuilding project to halt the movement of the foundation of this historic building.The scope of work included:
- Reconstruction and rebuilding of Gloucester limestone foundation walls
- Cutting new openings in both underground walls and in the sandstone exterior walls above grade. Many openings were shored according to engineered drawings because of the massive loads being carried in these traditionally built walls
- Dismantling and rebuilding of the parapet walls, incorporating new stone as required in limestone and sandstone
- Various repair techniques were utilized including dutchman, pinning and fracture repairs, Jahn repairs, brickwork and terra cotta removal and rebuilding
- Anchoring with various types of stainless steel devices
Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful buildings in the country, this architectural icon was completely restored.
Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful buildings in the country, this architectural icon was first constructed in 1876. RJW meticulously and completely restored it so that generation to come could enjoy this precious Canadian jewel.
Responsible for many different components of this project. All work was performed while the building was occupied.
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.