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  1. June 26, 2018Rick Haldenby to speak at Stratford Festival Forum

    ARCHITECTURE OF CAESAR'S ROME
    ​Friday, August 17, 2018

  2. June 25, 2018Now available - Listening to Design: A Guide to the Creative Process, by Andrew Levitt LISTENING TO DESIGN cover

    Listening to Design is focused on the inner world of the designer. The book is not concerned with a particular style, formal approach or choice of materials. Instead it is about the way designers can transform the doubts, desires and psychological trials of the creative process into authentic and meaningful design decisions. After many years teaching design to architecture students and also working as a psychotherapist I wanted to share my passion about the powerful way our inner world shapes the built world.

  3. May 9, 2018DIALOG awards Michael Evamy Scholarship to alumnus Valeria Nuyanzina to explore memory and meaning in architecture

    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.

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  1. June 25, 2017 to Sep. 3, 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 

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