Trent and Modernist Architecture
During the 1950s, the “International Style” came to Canada. This style of architecture, also referred to as “international modernism” rejected the ornamentation of the decade's prior dominance of art-deco and lasted from about 1917-1965. This movement had a strong influence on Trent University's Lead Architect, Ron Thom. Cameron Noble tells the story behind what makes Trent's Peterborough campuses unique across Canada.