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?
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*
Please join us on Thursday October 26th in the Cummings Lecture Theatre for a guest lecture with Oliver David Krieg.
Of the thesis entitled: An Index of Bearings and Groundworks: Architectural lessons on foundation building in Van Tat Gwich’in Territory
The foundation mediates the relationship between a building and the land. It is a connection that is particularly challenging to ground in frozen soils.
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.