Events - September 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 — 6:30 PM to Sunday, October 26, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

Second Skin: Painting Architecture draws on MArch candidate Stephanie Boutari's current thesis work-in-progress: a creative and conceptual inquiry into the role of surface or skin in architectural theory and practice. The exhibition combines her research with a series of paintings and large-scale murals.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Doors Open Waterloo Region is a free heritage and architecture tour of special, occasionally "secret" places in the region, held on the third Saturday in September every year.

Doors Open Waterloo Region is part of Doors Open Ontario, a province wide initiative of the Ontario Heritage Trust to celebrate community heritage and architecture.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

In this lecture Carsten Primdahl, founding partner of CEBRA, will present selected works.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 — 5:30 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Contact and Continuity


Wayfinding. Embodied learning. Craft Culture.
That material can harbour life inspires careful consideration of the craft of building. Building is the agency of architecture; material—its medium.
The act of building engages the whole body; touch, brings together mind, and material.

Monday, September 15, 2014 — 7:00 PM EDT

Louis Becker

Henning Larsen Architects


Wednesday, September 10, 2014 — 2:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: The Creek that is not: A Composite Park-way at the Garrison Creek

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Algae Textile: A Lightweight Photobioreactor for Urban Buildings

Friday, September 5, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Creating a Future for an Ancient Sustainable City, Yazd

Friday, September 5, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: ON THE PRECIPICE OF CHANGE

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: a House to be Home

Saturday, July 5, 2014 (all day) to Sunday, January 4, 2015 (all day)
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