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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. Nov. 15, 20212021 Projects Review Exhibition
    Projects Review Promotion

    The University of Waterloo School of Architecture Projects Review 2021 features graduate and undergraduate projects from the past year.

    The exhibition showcases the creativity, craft and commitment to architectural excellence that are internationally recognized qualities of the School.

  2. Nov. 9, 2021​​​​​​​Jane Mah Hutton Receives Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award

    Jane Mah Hutton Receives Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award

  3. Sep. 27, 2021Anwar Jaber, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Anwar Jaber

    What brought you to UWaterloo? 

    Three things: the University, the School of Architecture, and the expertise of my postdoctoral supervisor. Waterloo engineering is one of the top faculties of engineering in Canada. The university is also strategically located in the Waterloo Region, close to hustle and bustle of Toronto yet offering a quiet and peaceful environment to work, research and raise a family. The university also has amazing facilities and diverse body of students, staff, and faculty. The overall atmosphere is very encouraging to excel.

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  1. Nov. 30, 2021Giving Tuesday 2021
    cartoon turkeys save the date for giving tuesday

    Save the date - Giving Tuesday 2021 is November 30!

    Look out for University of Waterloo’s annual Giving Tuesday campaign happening on November 30th, 2021! Waterloo Architecture will participate for the first time, drumming up support for two funds at the School through fun challenges.

  2. Nov. 30, 2021Thesis Defence: Isabel Ochoa & James Clarke-Hicks
    Light Fixture person in background blurred by motion

    Of the thesis entitled:
    Grading Light: Utilizing plastic deformation to functionally grade ceramic light screens


  3. Dec. 8, 2021Thesis Defence: Thanh Tran
    Saigon alleyway social space neighbourhood

    RESILIENT GROUND | A Proposal for Re-Establishing Relationship Between People, Land and Water in Saigon/Ho-Chi-Minh City Amidst Urbanization and Flooding

    The urban fabric of Saigon (also known as Ho Chi Minh City, HCMC) is an intense and complex layering of planning and development. It has provoked my curiosity for a long time because of its pragmatic, informal, and unpredictable development. This pragmatism has allowed people to become active participants in the process of creating a unique urban form of alleyway housing.

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