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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 since 1979 in Rome, Italy. The school attracts top students from across Canada and around the world.

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  1. May 9, 2018DIALOG awards Michael Evamy Scholarship to alumnus Valeria Nuyanzina to explore memory and meaning in architecture

    How can architects and designers help communities understand and identify their complex cultural layers and narratives? Valeria Nuyanzina, a Masters of Architecture student at McGill University, has been awarded $5000 to find out. Nuyanzina’s research proposal entitled Stitched Imprints of Living Memory has been awarded the 2018 Scholarship in Honour of Michael Evamy.

  2. Apr. 30, 2018Treaty Lands, Global Stories receives an Equity and Inclusivity Award

    The University of Waterloo Faculty Association’s Equity Committee presented Treaty Lands, Global Stories with an Equity & Inclusivity Award.

  3. Apr. 22, 2018Philip Beesley's 'Amatria' unveiled at Indiana University

    Amatria is a living, protected space of vales, canopies and membranes composed of hundreds of thousands of microprocessors, prototype cells and gently swaying Mylar fronds.​ Amatria was recently installed under the sunlit glass atrium on the fourth floor of Luddy Hall, the new home to most of the departments and programs in the Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering.

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  1. June 25, 2017 to Sep. 3, 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. Apr. 16 to June 2, 2018Projects Review 2018

    To mark Waterloo Architecture’s 50th Anniversary, our annual Projects Review will be integrated with the Questioning the Canon exhibition at Design at Riverside, with additional simultaneous displays and events throughout the architecture school and off-site at Bridge.

  3. May 24, 2018Waterloo Architecture Alumni Reception at the 2018 OAA Conference

    Anne Bordeleau, the O'Donovan Director of the School of Architecture, invites you and a guest to a special complimentary reception for alumni and friends during the 2018 Ontario Association of Architects Annual Conference taking place in Toronto.

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