Events - 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 — 10:00 AM EST

Of the thesis entitled: Reverse Block Mall: Collectivization as Strategy Against Spatial Monopolization in Toronto

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Monday, December 18, 2017 — 3:30 PM EST

Of the thesis entitled: Flowing with the River

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Monday, December 18, 2017 — 11:00 AM EST

Of the thesis entitled: The Intrinsic Agent: Working with Light

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Friday, December 15, 2017 — 3:00 PM EST

Of the thesis entitled: The Public Space of LRT Boulevards: The Waterloo Region Ion Corridor as an Urban Place

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Friday, December 15, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST

You are invited to attend the inaugural day of Waterloo Architecture Masters Thesis Reviews.

Friday, December 15, 2017 — 9:00 AM EST

Of the thesis entitled: Fringe Benefits

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST

Of the thesis entitled: Facilitating Recreation, Community Sporting Design

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 1:30 PM EST

Of the thesis entitled: Rural Bogotá: Inhabiting Colombia’s Asymmetrical Territory

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Monday, November 13, 2017 — 6:30 PM EST

This conversation is the second 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?”

Friday, November 10, 2017 — 10:00 AM EST

Of the thesis entitled: The Nth Dimensional City: Establishing a Vitality Driven Framework for Volumetric Building Networks Through Parametric Design

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — 10:00 AM EST

Of the thesis entitled: Minding the gap: Israel’s immigration, gastronomy, and design

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Saturday, November 4, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

The School of Architecture invites all interested students, along with their parents and friends to join us in Cambridge on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm. This is a great opportunity to visit the Architecture campus, speak to professors and current students, tour the facilities, see demonstrations and displays of student work, portfolios and attend a program information session.
 

Schedule of the Day

Fall 2018 Applicant Information Session
10 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm – Cummings Lecture Theatre

Monday, October 30, 2017 — 6:30 PM EDT

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?

Saturday, October 28, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Grand River Film Festival is showing 3 films on Saturday, October 28th at the School of Architecture, beginning at 1pm.

For more information visit http://grff.ca/film-schedule/

*students, check your email from Emily on Oct. 25 for a discount code*

Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 6:00 PM EDT

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

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: An Index of Bearings and Groundworks: Architectural lessons on foundation building in Van Tat Gwich’in Territory

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The foundation mediates the relationship between a building and the land. It is a connection that is particularly challenging to ground in frozen soils.

Monday, September 18, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Cultural Assimilation and Architecture: GuanXi and the Legacy of the Chinese Canadian Church

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Re:Generation – A Model For Age-Inclusive Care

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The Canadian population is aging. Seniors are becoming the fastest growing age group as a result of the aging of the baby boom generation, and a lowered fertility rate and an increase in life expectancy in the millennial generation. Currently, the population of Canada is approximately 35 million people, of which five million are aged 65 and over. It is estimated that by 2051, about one in four Canadians will be aged 65 and over.1

Thursday, September 14, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: The Poetics of Dwelling: China’s Courtyard Homes

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Dwelling is a notion that describes the feeling of returning home to utter belonging and calmness at the end of an endeavour. It is a notion that differentiates a mere shelter versus a home because we develop intimate relationships with the spaces within. The spiritual characteristics that are associated with dwelling exceed the analytical description of space. It is an expression of how we live.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 — 2:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Cyclades Archipelago: Regenerating the Productive and Tourism Landscapes

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Massive-Scale Agency

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Table-Top Views

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — 11:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: The Counterpublic of Union Station: An Alternative Future of Toronto's Transit Terminal

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Monday, September 11, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Come learn how GM Canada is transforming Canada’s auto sector through growth, technological advances and innovation. Four of GM’s leading engineers will be sharing insights at this GM Canada Meet-up for Waterloo Engineering students on the Capstone Design track.

Friday, September 8, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: From Pedagogy to Agency: Learning to Act in Rural China

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How can a school teach us to act?

From Pedagogy to Agency confronts the imbalances found between rural and urban society in China and explores the role education have to play in their ever-changing relationship.

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