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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. June 13, 2017Rick Haldenby recognized by Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation

    Last evening at the Annual General meeting of the Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation, Rick Haldenby was presented with the Dr. Jean Steckle Award for Heritage Education. 

    This award for excellence in heritage education is presented to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in heritage education through teaching, writing or by example, and who has encouraged and mentored others in the understanding and appreciation of the natural or cultural heritage of Waterloo Region.

    Congratulations Rick!

  2. May 31, 2017Elizabeth English featured in Dwell Magazine

    An emerging technology poses an intriguing solution to rising tides: homes that float only when it floods.

    Elizabeth English is featured in a Dwell magazine article regarding amphibious housing.

    The second International Conference on Amphibious Architecture, Design and Engineering (ICAADE) will be held at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada from June 25 to 28, 2017.  

  3. May 2, 2017'Many Norths: Spatial Practice in a Polar Territory' by architects Lola Sheppard and Mason White has been published

    Lola Sheppard & Mason White's new book, Many Norths: Spatial Practice in a Polar Territory, charts the unique spatial realities of Canada’s Arctic region, an immense territory populated with small, dispersed communities. The region has undergone dramatic transformations in the name of sovereignty, aboriginal affairs management, resources, and trade, among others.

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  1. Mar. 8 to Sep. 8, 2017Exhibition: Sentient Canopy
  2. Apr. 9 to Aug. 24, 2017Exhibition: Cultural Topographies: The Complexities of History and Identity in Canada

    Curated by Julie René de Cotret

    ​This exhibition features concept-driven artworks in ceramic and glass that explore identity, culture and history in Canada. Exhibiting artists include: Ann Beam, Adrian Blackwell, Laurent Craste, Chris Curreri, Léopold L. Foulem, Mathieu Grodet, David R. Harper, Sarah Maloney, Kelly Mark, Nadia Myre, TasmanRichardson and Tim Whiten.

  3. June 25 to 28, 2017ICAADE 2017

    The Second International Conference on Amphibious Architecture, Design and Engineering

    In the last 20 years, the 10 worst floods around the world have displaced over 1.1 billion people and resulted in damages of over $165 billion.

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