Anne Bordeleau, the O'Donovan Director of the School of Architecture, invites you and a guest to a special complimentary reception for alumni and friends during the 2018 Ontario Association of Architects Annual Conference taking place in Toronto.
This conversation is the last 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?”
Of the thesis entitled: Cauldron of Forces: Designing a Lightning Observatory on Lake Maracaibo
Of the thesis entitled: A Commons for Resistance
Of the thesis entitled: Are we there yet? A Study of Public Space in Midtown Kitchener-Waterloo
To mark Waterloo Architecture’s 50th Anniversary, our annual Projects Review will be integrated with the Questioning the Canon exhibition at Design at Riverside, with additional simultaneous displays and events throughout the architecture school and off-site at Bridge.
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.