Aboriginal Canadian architect best known for his designs of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. and the Canadian Museum of History in Quebec. He is the recipient of prestigious honors like the RAIC Gold Medal for Architectural Achievement and the Alberta Masonry Design Lifetime Achievement Award.
He attended the University of British Columbia before graduating with a degree in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin in 1963.
He is one of the first North American architects to employ the use of computers during the design process.
He is of Metis and Blackfoot heritage.
He and Frank Gehry are two of Canada's most highly-regarded architects.