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  1. Sep. 28, 2022Between a Rock and a Hard Place debuts at Nuit Blanche
    phone viewing augmented reality

    Haneen Dalla-Ali's (B.Arch, 2017, M.Arch, 2019) digital installation, Between a Rock and a Hard Place has been selected for Nuit Blance 2022. The project will be hosted by TIFF at the TIFF Bell Lightbox throughout the event on Saturday, October 1st 7pm - October 2nd 7am.

  2. Sep. 20, 2022Alumnus Paul Backewich's 'Birdhouse' featured in Globe and Mail
    cottage

    BES, Pre-professional Architecture (1990); BARCH, Architecture (1992) Paul Backewich's birdhouse inspired four-season getaway was featured in the September 13 issue of The Globe and Mail.

    Read the full article online.

  3. Sep. 15, 2022Bracket [On Sharing] awarded Graham Foundation grant
    BRACKET [on sharing]

    Launched in 2008, Bracket is a research collaborative operating as a nonprofit association registered in Canada. School of Architecture Interim O’Donovan Director Maya Przybylski is editor and member of the collaborative led by four architect-academics based in Canada and the United States.

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  1. Sep. 30, 2022Truth and Reconciliation: A Gathering in Humility to Confirm Our Shared Destiny
    event poster

    September 30, 2022 marks the 2nd annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

    On this day we honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Widespread public commemoration and acknowledgement of the tragic and painful history, continued impact, and intergenerational trauma of Canada's residential school legacy is a vital component of the reconciliation process.

  2. Oct. 6, 2022Praxes of Care: Citizen power in informal cities - Online
    Fall 2022 Arriscraft Speaker Series poster. Design by Julia Nakanishi.

    In Honour of Andrew Levitt, celebrating the legacy of a Professor Emeritus dedicated to teaching on care, and with care.

    Please join us for Citizen power in informal cities an online lecture featuring panelists:

    Wandile Mthiyane, Ubuntu
    Richard Dobson, Asiye eTafuleni

  3. Nov. 3, 2022Praxes of Care: Surveillance, violence, and truth - Online
    Fall 2022 Arriscraft Speaker Series poster. Design by Julia Nakanishi.

    In Honour of Andrew Levitt, celebrating the legacy of a Professor Emeritus dedicated to teaching on care, and with care.

    Please join us online for Surveillance, violence, and truth an online lecture featuring panelists:

    Shourideh C. Molavi, Forensic Architecture
    Alison Killing, Killing Architects

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