Events - September 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016 — 6:30 PM EDT

A Frugal Monumentality

Architect and installation artist Thomas McIntosh, born in London England in 1972, now lives and works in Montreal, Canada. Thomas studied architecture at Carleton University, Ottawa, and at the Technical University in Berlin, and worked for a number of years as an architect in Germany.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Contemporary Questions is a discussion series focusing on important issues that divide us today. Each session will allow 3-4 faculty members to address an urgent topic for architectural research and design in relation to their own work and other contemporary examples. Each discussion will begin with a five minute opening presentation with five slides, followed by a moderated discussion and questions from the audience. The topics are structured dialectically around provocative issues in the hope that this will elicit constructive dialogue.

Friday, September 16, 2016 — 11:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: IDENTITY AND ECONOMY: MINING THE RING OF FIRE

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Friday, September 16, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Embodied Depth: Re-interpreting the Park in St. James Town

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Friday, September 16, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Chamath Palihapitiya (BASc ’99, Elect) and Brigette Lau (BASc ’99, Comp), founders of Social Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, are returning to campus to talk to Engineering students about two amazing opportunities that could change students' lives. 

Friday, September 16, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Two Design Proposals Over and Under the Gardiner

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Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 6:30 PM EDT

Cairo Public Spaces: Mapping and Interventions

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: 56 Days of Solitude

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Man is a social animal. He needs community for support and for the success of his life. Yet, throughout history, man has withdrawn from community to retreat into the wilderness. The journey takes him from the world, into solitude, and then back to the world again with the fruits of his experience.
 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 — 11:30 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Arguments in the Streets Became More Frequent

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: On the Path to Material Re-use: Navigating the complexity of material sustainability for architectural practice

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 2:30 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: New Ruins – The Decline and Regeneration of Council Housing

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Housing Urbanism _ Living with Neighbours

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Monday, September 12, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Building a Parc de la langue Française / Retracing my steps as a designer

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 — 12:30 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Three Minutes to Midnight
Exploring the Role of Dystopia in Architectural Representation


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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 — 9:30 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Continuing the Narrative of Silo No. 5        

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