Edmonton City Hall and fountains  by Teresa Zieba

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Featured in The World As We See It, or as we missed it – Oct 16, 2011

City Hall’s main pyramid and fountain, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Edmonton’s City Hall was designed by Dub Architects, and completed in 1992. It features two steel and glass pyramids (designed to be evocative of the Rocky Mountains), one 43 meters high (ground to peak), on top of a three-story concrete structure. One pyramid provides natural light for the main atrium, the other for the council chambers. The building also features a 200-foot clock tower topped with a 25-bell carillon.
Located on the eastern edge of the financial district in Edmonton’s downtown, the building is the main feature on Sir Winston Churchill Square. In the winter, the fountain is converted to a skating rink.

Canon 7D with 15-85mm lens, f/6.3, 1/320sec, ISO-200, 27mm focal length, aperture priority


fountains, pyramid, building, urban, city, architecture, alberta, canada, edmonton

I’m married to a wonderful man for over 35 years. I have one daughter and one grandson. I live in Winnipeg, Canada. Photography is my passion as is travelling. I do both whenever I can.

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  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicalmost 3 years ago

    Nicely done,,did you have to wait for the fountain to cooperate? i still haven’t shot this!

  • No I didn’t have to wait. I just took a couple of shots. The lighting is not perfect as we were there almost at noon but no time to come back. Thank you Linda.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKalmost 3 years ago

    Awesome Teresa. Fantasti framing.

  • Thank you Don. I wasn’t happy with light but no time to go back and shoot it again so here it is.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Chris Clark
    Chris Clarkalmost 3 years ago

    fantastic capture Teresa

  • Thank you very much Chris.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    Winnipeg should rethink ours eh?
    This is lovely hon, love the fountain and peaks

  • Definitely. We don’t have many water features in the city and they are working so great with architecture. Thank you hon, appreciate your kind words.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you for the feature Pop’s. I’m honored.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • julie08
    julie08almost 3 years ago

    Great shot :)

  • Thank you so much Julie.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyalmost 3 years ago

    Nice composition, good job

  • Thank you very much Tim.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Evita
    Evitaalmost 3 years ago

    Excellent work… Congratulations Cityscape Of The Week !
    Editors Choice October 10th to October 16th 2011
    The World As We See It , or as we missed it Group

  • Thank you for this feature Evita. Wow, you made my day.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Lucinda Walter
    Lucinda Walteralmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture Teresa. Congratulations.

  • Thank you very much Lucinda.

    – Teresa Zieba

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