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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 for 38 years in Rome, Italy. The school attracts top students from across Canada and around the world.

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  1. Oct. 12, 2017Dr. Elizabeth English's work recognized as a best climate practice
    As the world today recognizes International Day for Disaster Reduction, Waterloo architecture professor Dr.
  2. Oct. 3, 2017Congratulations to Isabel Ochoa and James Clarke-Hicks

    UWSA recent graduates Isabel Ochoa + James Clarke-Hicks have been announced as one of the winners of the 2017 IIDEX Woodshop Competition with their steam bent light fixture titled "SPLIT". Exploring the role of "craft in production" using both digital and traditional wood fabrication techniques, the fixture was developed as part of their 4B independent study under the advisory of Heinz Koller and David Correa.

  3. Sep. 12, 2017Waterloo Architecture grad Nada Nafeh recognized for her thesis

    Nada Nafeh’s thesis [UWSA MArch 2015] just received the Next Generation 3rd Prize Middle East Africa Award from the LafargeHolcim Foundation. With her project, Nada aims to improve living conditions in informal settlements in Cairo.

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  1. June 25, 2017 to Jan. 28, 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. Oct. 26, 2017MasonryWorx Guest Lecture - Oliver David Krieg

    Please join us on Thursday October 26th in the Cummings Lecture Theatre for a guest lecture with Oliver David Krieg.

  3. Oct. 30, 2017Fall Lecture Series, Conversation 1

    This conversation is the first of 6 conversations. The series will stage conversations around the different areas of the Waterloo Architecture curriculum with one broad ambition: Questioning the canon: In a world of unprecedented possibilities and unforeseen brutalities, what can architectural education do?

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