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  1. Mar. 29, 2021Architecture alumni win award for lasting impact

    Two architects who have compiled a long list of accomplishments since graduating from the University of Waterloo added to it this week with a prestigious award from a national organization.

    Brigitte Shim and A. Howard Sutcliffe, who met at Waterloo and graduated together from the School of Architecture in 1983, were named the winners of the 2021 Gold Medal by the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC).

  2. Mar. 20, 2021From Behind the Mask, now in the Design at Riverside Gallery window
    From Behind the mask quilt project, image of sample hanging in gallery

    A UWSA segment of the From Behind the Mask quilt is now installed at the school, next to the Melville Café entrance! These blocks are authored by members of the UWSA community, tying their stories back to the site of the school. 

  3. Mar. 16, 2021Introducing the Living Dialogs podcast & webinar

    Can the buildings that we live in come alive? Could such living buildings help us to create a healthier, more sustainable future?

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