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The School of Architecture at Waterloo is a leader in design education and research. It offers a fully cooperative professional program, and has been rated the greenest architecture curriculum in Canada. It is also the only Canadian school of architecture to have a permanent international facility, which has operated for 38 years in Rome, Italy. The school attracts top students from across Canada and around the world.

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  1. June 29, 2017Congratulations to the winners of the CISC Architectural Student Design Competition 

    Congratulations to the winners of the 16th annual Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) Architectural Student Design Competition 2016/2017, assemblage. 

  2. June 25, 2017The Evidence Room exhibit opens at the Royal Ontario Museum

    An examination of the chilling role architecture played in constructing Auschwitz.

    The Evidence Room is a powerful installation which reconstructs key objects used in the forensic analysis of the architecture of Auschwitz. Historian Robert Jan van Pelt introduced the objects as evidence in a court case to demonstrate that Auschwitz was purposefully designed as a death camp.

    Visit the Royal Ontario Museum from June 25, 2017 to January 28, 2018
    European Special Exhibitions Gallery, Level 3.

  3. June 14, 2017Rick Haldenby recognized by Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation

    Last evening at the Annual General meeting of the Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation, Rick Haldenby was presented with the Dr. Jean Steckle Award for Heritage Education. 

    This award for excellence in heritage education is presented to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in heritage education through teaching, writing or by example, and who has encouraged and mentored others in the understanding and appreciation of the natural or cultural heritage of Waterloo Region.

    Congratulations Rick!

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  1. June 25, 2017 to Jan. 28, 2018The Evidence Room

    An examination of the chilling role architecture played in constructing Auschwitz.

    The Evidence Room is a powerful installation which reconstructs key objects used in the forensic analysis of the architecture of Auschwitz. Historian Robert Jan van Pelt introduced the objects as evidence in a court case to demonstrate that Auschwitz was purposefully designed as a death camp.

  2. July 6 to 26, 2017What Makes a Space a Place?

    Led by Jonathan Friedman of PARTISANS Architects, a team of Waterloo Architecture students will create a site-specific built installation on the Gardiner’s outdoor plaza. Coinciding with Waterloo Architecture’s 50th anniversary, visitors will be invited to embellish colourful benches with mosaic tile as part of a month-long communal art-making activation exploring the scarcity of meaningful public space in Toronto. A series of discussions and activations will engage the public in this ongoing dialogue throughout the month of July.

  3. July 21, 2017Waterloo Architecture’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Dear friends,

    You are invited to a gathering at the Gardiner Museum this Friday, July 21st, from 5pm to 8pm.

    Over the past few months, a group of students worked on the activation of the Front Plaza of the Gardiner Museum. On Friday, as part of the final event at the Museum, their project and the question of public space more generally will be the topic of a panel discussion involving Waterloo students, faculty and graduates.  

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