Brother Umberto Pelloni and apprentice Shawn Heath, operating the tower cranes, along with Brother Jordan Audet, work on the new Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility.

The construction of Ottawa’s new central library at Albert Street and Bronson Avenue is named Ādisōke, an indigenous word for storytelling. The over 200,000 square feet combined facility aims to open in 2026.

Contractor: Bellai Alliance

Down up shot of Ottawa Public Library construction site with erected tower cranes