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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. 11, 2018Toronto’s Office Ou win international competition to design Prague school

    Congratulations to Waterloo Architecture graduates Uros Novakovic, Sophia Szagala & Sebastian Bartnicki, and Nicolas Koff from Office Ou.

  2. Aug. 21, 2018Jason McMillan wins 2018 CaGBC scholarship

    MArch student Jason McMillan has won the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) Scholarship for Sustainable Design and Research. The annual scholarship was awarded for McMillan's proposal "Unsettling Ground: Arctic Urbanism on Fluid Geology."

    The jury believed that "the proposal demonstrated a wholistic approach and was head and shoulder above the rest of the submissions". They felt that McMillan's project "has tangential and addressed hot topics such as indigenous architecture."

  3. Aug. 21, 2018Buoyant Foundation Project homes floating in Vietnam

    Two of the amphibiously retrofitted homes in the Mekong Delta from the Buoyant Foundation's current project are floating.

    For three weeks in May and two weeks in June-July, 2018, Canadian team members travelled to Vietnam to coordinate the retrofitting of four homes in particularly vulnerable locations of the Mekong Delta. 

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  1. June 25, 2017 to Sep. 30, 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. June 2 to Oct. 8, 2018Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion | Philip Beesley: Transforming Spacevan Herpen dress and Beesley's immersive installation, Astrocyte

    Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion 

  3. Sep. 20, 2018Alumni Reception for Donald McKay and “The Last Lecture”

    Anne Bordeleau, O’Donovan Director of the School of Architecture, invites alumni, students, friends and the community to a reception at the Cambridge campus to celebrate the illustrious teaching career of professor Donald McKay.

    After the reception, there is an opportunity to hear professor McKay deliver “The Last Lecture”.

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