Events - October 2017

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

Abstract:

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

Sunday, June 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM to Sunday, September 30, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT

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.

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