Events

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Sunday, June 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM to Sunday, September 30, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT to Sun, 09/30/2018 - 17:30

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.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 — 6:30 PM EST

This conversation is the third 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?”

This particular conversation will consider the following sub-question: “With its legacy of confronting difficult questions, how can cultural history evolve to embrace the complex cultural narratives of our global world?”    
 

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