The Architect and Designers

Bruce Kuwabara

karlssonwilker, Inc.

The Architect

Remai Modern’s building was designed by Bruce Kuwabara of the renowned Canadian architectural firm KPMB in partnership with the architect of record Architecture 49. The museum won a 2011 Award of Excellence from Canadian Architect magazine, well before construction began.

Kuwabara’s career has been marked by a commitment to environmental sustainability, and a distinct sensitivity to the needs of arts and cultural institutions. His projects of note include the Gardiner Museum, Toronto; TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto; Canada’s National Ballet School, Toronto; Art Gallery of Hamilton; and the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa.

The Designers

Remai Modern’s visual identity, including logo, website, printed matter, signage and wayfinding, was designed by karlssonwilker, Inc., the New York studio of Hjalti Karlsson and Jan Wilker. Together with renowned Art Director Sandra Shizuka and recent addition Kenny Batu, they work with an eclectic international mix of cultural and commercial clients.


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July 1, 10 AM-9 PM

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