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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. Sep. 24, 2021Toronto Affordable Housing Challenge
    Section of project illustration

    Congratulations to Tristan Van Leur and Samantha Eby, who won 1st Prize in The Toronto Affordable Housing Challenge for their project, Cooperative Corners.

    According to the jury, ”This project cleverly identifies a unique opportunity to capitalize on an underutilized feature of the Toronto residential landscape – the corner lot – and proposes a new typology that creates gentle density, design flexibility, and the possibility of implementation in various types of residential settings. 

  2. Aug. 9, 2021Tiny Homes Cambridge receives funding for Phase 2

    Researchers from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture (Adrian Blackwell, Associate Professor and John McMinn, Professor) and School of Planning (Martine August, Assistant Professor) are currently undertaking a research project, Assessing the viability of tiny homes to address housing insecurity in the Region of Waterloo, as a first phase in their Tiny Home research project. The first phase of this research is funded by the MITACS Accelerate Program in partnership with local firms Isherwood Geostructural Engineers and Z-Modular.

  3. Aug. 9, 2021Remembering Roger Farwell, School of Architecture Alumnus

    Local architect Roger Farwell (BAS 1977), known as a philanthropist, community builder and champion of the arts, died August 4 in Wellesley Township in a single-vehicle crash.

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  1. Sep. 13 to 26, 2021CORE (Centre for Ocular Research and Education) General Recruitment Promotion
    Recruitement poster for eye and contact lens research

    We have a lot of different studies open right now that are recruiting study participants. Our schedule is quite flexible and works well with a busy students (or employees) schedule. Register below.

  2. Sep. 30, 2021Coffee and Conversation with the Dean
    Purple Graphic Coffee and Conversation with Dean Mary Wells

    Beginning September 23rd, and continuing every Thursday through this term, Dean Mary Wells will be available on the 1st floor of E7, outside the C&D, from 3-5 pm for a chat and to connect.

  3. Oct. 7, 2021Coffee and Conversation with the Dean
    Purple Graphic Coffee and Conversation with Dean Mary Wells

    Beginning September 23rd, and continuing every Thursday through this term, Dean Mary Wells will be available on the 1st floor of E7, outside the C&D, from 3-5 pm for a chat and to connect.

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