National Capital Commission’s Rideau Hall Restoration Project for the Ceremonial House
At 1 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
In 2009 Rogers was awarded the honour of restoring the heritage greenhouses at Rideau Hall for the Governor General of Canada.
The scope of work included a complete restoration of the existing heritage greenhouse with new glazing components maintaining the historical integrity of the structure.
Statement for the NCC Official website:
Reopening of National Capital Commission’s Greenhouses at Rideau Hall
OTTAWA—Following a major rehabilitation project carried out by the National Capital Commission (NCC), the greenhouses located on the grounds of Rideau Hall, and which serve the six official residences in Canada’s Capital Region, will reopen on Tuesday, September 28, 2010.
To mark this event, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, accompanied by her husband, His Excellency Jean-Daniel Lafond, will deliver a speech in the presence of NCC Chief Executive Officer Marie Lemay, NCC employees, workers and other guests.
“Over the past five years, my husband, Jean-Daniel Lafond, and I have strived to highlight the historical significance and wealth of some of the most beautiful jewels of Canada’s architectural heritage,” said Her Excellency.
We were extremely proud of our work on the restoration of the greenhouses and it was truly an honour to be present at the opening ceremonies!