Ferdinand Herbert Marani
Ferdinand Herbert Marani, architect (b at Vancouver 8 Aug 1893; d at Toronto 18 July 1971). Marani graduated from the University of Toronto in 1920 and shortly thereafter established a practice in Toronto. His partnerships include Marani and Morris (1947-59) and Marani, Rounthwaite and Dick (1964-71). His designs, which are noted for his contemporary translation of the Georgian tradition, include the original BANK OF CANADA building in Ottawa, the Medical Arts Building in Toronto and the Canadian Forces Headquarters in Washington, DC. Marani served in WWI and WWII and was a chairman of the Ontario Association of Architects and of the Ontario College of Art.