Events - 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Revitalizing Suburbia: Build Integrated Communities

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Revitalization of the Walled City of Delhi, Shahjahanabad: Incremental Urban Development Mediated through an Urban Design Framework

Thursday, August 30, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Consider The Kayak

Thursday, August 30, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Chasing Spadina

Thursday, August 30, 2018 — 9:30 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Untold History, the Museum of Toronto

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 — 9:30 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Portraits from the State Mental Hospitals

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Guiding the Grand: Journeying into the Grand River’s Diverse Histories

Friday, August 3, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

To all Students, Staff, and Faculty at the School of Architecture:

You are warmly invited to attend the Spring term’s day of Waterloo Architecture Master’s Thesis Reviews.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT

Dear Waterloo Architecture students:

Please join us for the Annual Architecture Student Awards Banquet on Wednesday June 20th at 6:00PM in the loft.  

The evening will be a celebration of student achievement over the past year and a night to reflect on your own achievements and enjoy dinner with colleagues, faculty and staff. WASA has generously provided funding for the main buffet with additional funding being contributed from SWAG. In order for everyone to enjoy a hearty meal, the other courses (appetizers and desserts) will be potluck.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: I Went for a Drive


The place is a Tower much like the ones in Cambridge I’ve been so fascinated by, the ones I’m drawn to when I need a break.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: In the Shadow of the Wall | An Entrance into the Lives of Displaced Palestinians

Monday, June 18, 2018 — 6:30 PM EDT
Listening to Design book cover

Please join us at the launch of Andrew Levitt’s new book "Listening to Design" published by Reaktion Books, London.

As well as this event, there will also be a book launch in Toronto at Swipe Design - 401 Richmond Street West from 6-8 PM, Wednesday June 6th.

All are welcome!

Thursday, June 14, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 1:15 PM EDT

Can architecture respond to you, and feel, and care? Can it start, in primitive ways, to come alive? Find out how the collaboration between and Philip Beesley and the Living Architecture Systems group merges innovative structure, chemistry, artificial intelligence and immersive soundscapes into a visually stunning interactive environment. Philip will share examples from numerous international projects, and will reveal how his own vision has been transformed by working with the intimate dimensions of clothing in collaborations with Iris van Herpen.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 — 10:00 AM to Monday, October 8, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT
van Herpen dress and Beesley's immersive installation, Astrocyte

Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion 

Thursday, May 24, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

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.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 — 6:30 PM EDT

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?”

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Cauldron of Forces: Designing a Lightning Observatory on Lake Maracaibo

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: A Commons for Resistance


Friday, May 4, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Are we there yet? A Study of Public Space in Midtown Kitchener-Waterloo

Monday, April 23, 2018 — 9:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Ares Infinite – Creating a 3D Printed Design Vernacular for an Evolving Research Station on Mars

Monday, April 16, 2018 — 6:30 PM to Saturday, June 2, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

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.

Friday, April 13, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

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

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Living, Together: Tools for Building an Intergenerational Community

Friday, March 23, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Of the thesis entitled: Domestic Insurgency | Toward Affordable Housing in Vancouver

Thursday, March 22, 2018 — 12:30 PM EDT

In conjunction with Waterloo Architecture’s 50th Anniversary lecture series and exhibition, several student initiatives will be hosting a lunchtime conversation series at the Design at Riverside gallery. Following the theme of Questioning the Canon, this conversation series invites alumni and guests to address the overarching question: In a world of unprecedented possibilities and unforeseen brutalities what can architectural education do?


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