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Architecture Firm Name: Two Row Architect

Website: www.tworow.com/

Firm Location: Canada

Founding Year: 1992

Excerpt: Two Row Architect is an architectural design practice based in Canada. Their focus is on guiding the realignment of mainstream ways of thinking on their journey towards Indigenous ways of knowing, being, design and architecture.

Practice Ideology

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Our focus is on guiding the realignment of mainstream ways of thinking on their journey towards Indigenous waysof knowing, being, design and architecture.  Our ultimate goal is to promote architecture that has a positive impact on nature, humanity, and our current sense of civilization.

In keeping with our tradition and to reflect community values, the search for a name was brought to the renowned Cayuga Faith keeper and linguist, Reg Henry. After several conversations with Reg, focus was given to architectural terms as interpreted by native language and the meaning these carried from their traditional roots. The final choice of Two Row was drawn from a weave of beads known as the ‘Two Row Wampum’.

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