Raymond Moriyama, Vancouver-born architect who designed some of Canada's most iconic buildings, dead at 93

Raymond Moriyama, the Canadian architect who built his first structure in a B.C. internment camp during the Second World War and went on to design some of Canada’s most iconic buildings, has died at the age of 93. 

Moriyama died on Friday, according to a statement from his firm, Moriyama & Teshima Architects. A cause of death has not been released.

“We ask for particular respect and privacy for Raymond’s family. The world has lost a visionary architect and they have lost a treasured loved one,” the statement said. 

Born in Vancouver in 1929, Moriyama had a hand in the creation of the Canadian War Museum, Ottawa’s City Hall, the Bata Shoe Museum, the Toronto Reference Library, the Ontario

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