The Bata Library was designed by a team of Ron Thom’s strongest architects, including Paul Barnard, and later Paul Merrick. The window walled building seems to float on the Otonabee River, and its central top-lit atrium allows daylight to stream into the core and the adjacent study areas.
Trent’s colleges form the foundation of the Trent student experience. They provide important spaces for collaboration and foster connection and engagement on a small and personal level. The iconic trellises that run along Champlain College between the quad and the river, and that complement the rubble aggregate of the surrounding buildings, have been...