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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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- May 9, 2018
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.
- Apr. 30, 2018
The University of Waterloo Faculty Association’s Equity Committee presented Treaty Lands, Global Stories with an Equity & Inclusivity Award.
- Apr. 22, 2018
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.
- June 25, 2017 to Sep. 3, 2018
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.
- Apr. 16 to June 2, 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.
- June 2 to Oct. 8, 2018
Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion
Look beyond fashion and explore the endless possibilities that come from interweaving design, art, and technology in Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion. Featuring original designs by Dutch designer and couturier, Iris van Herpen, this exhibition explores her 2008-2015 collections that push the boundaries of traditional fashion and craftsmanship.