During the Summer of 2003, those of us in the Asian section of the Royal Ontario Museum hosted a special visitor from India: the leader of a school of Tibetan Buddhism, one of several schools from...
2000 - 2010
This timelapse takes the project from demolition to opening.
At the groundbreaking for the crystal, Hilary Weston and Michael Lee Chin get to drive the shovel.
My mum would take us to the ROM during March Break when we were kids growing up in Huntsville, but I hadn't returned since then - the early 80's.
Daniel Libeskind is announced as the architect for the project, following an international search. He sketches (and submits) his idea on napkins from the ROM's restaurant.