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  1. Mar. 29, 2023Masonry Council of Ontario 2023 Competition: The Longevity of Masonry
    Masonry Council of Ontario logo

    The Longevity of Masonry

    This year’s masonry design competition challenges students to develop an innovative conceptual masonry design which highlights the sustainable nature of masonry wall systems. Successful applicants will present visualizations of masonry systems and their architectural potential.


    *This competition is open to any student(s) currently enrolled in their undergraduate B.A.S. or graduate M.Arch at the School of Architecture, University of Waterloo.

  2. Mar. 16, 2023Christie Pearson's Geospheric Sweatbath on view at Harbourfront
    illustration of a geodesic dome

    Geospheric Sweatbath by Christie Pearson (BArch, 1995) is a featured installation at Public Sweat, a fusion of art and sauna culture and the latest project from the team at Art Spin.

  3. Mar. 10, 2023UWSA 2023 Masterworks Call for Submissions
    a city street

    Masterworks is an annual showcase of exemplary graduate student work at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture. This year, the Masterworks exhibition will be curated by UWSA alum Kurt Kraler around themes explored in his graduate thesis, “The Generic Spectacle” (2016), and his recently published book, “The Signs That Define Toronto” (2022).

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  1. Apr. 11, 2023Thesis Defence: Salina Lee
    illustration of a street market in hong kong

    Recollecting Identity: Food, Culture, Space and Place in the Street Markets of Hong Kong


  2. Apr. 11, 2023Thesis Defence: Safaa Alnabelseya
    rear view of a person walking in a field

    Ephemeral Embraces: milkweed fibers from land to body


  3. Apr. 11, 2023Thesis Defence: Madeleine Reinhart
    stone working with a chisel

    Geologic Control: Studies on the Colonial Afterlife of Limestone in Montreal, Quebec Through Artifact


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