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Monday, February 12, 2018 — 5:00 PM EST

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Of the thesis entitled: Henrik Latrope

Abstract:

This is a parody on Albert Camus’ The Fall, and it satirizes Contemporary Architecture’s Dystopic Marginalizations. It takes place one fateful night between a frustrated middle-aged architect, Henrik Latrope, and his fresh off the streets client Moseley.

Latrope is the un-sung hero of dreams turned to ash. After many years in the building industry attempting to make it big, it is clear that he has had enough: of everything. He is angry at the state of his world but knows not how to change it. His only hope seems to be finding a client who understands what he is trying to achieve. To get Moseley up to task, he ends up taking him on a ramble throughout Toronto.

Leaving his usual professional mask at the door, Latrope sheds light on a stream of challenges his one-man lead practice must face. He paints a dire picture of a profession whose inherited high culture leanings, and sheltered development, have resulted in many misconceptions about its intentions, inner workings, and relevancy. Latrope swears that architecture is essential, and as a hard-headed believer in the superb righteousness of his ways, he attempts to save Moseley’s soul from leading the sinful life sans Architecture.

The examining committee is as follows:

Supervisor:

Robert Jan van Pelt, University of Waterloo

Committee Members:

Donald McKay, University of Waterloo

Anne Bordeleau, University of Waterloo

External Reader:

Zubin Singh

 


The committee has been approved as authorized by the Graduate Studies Committee.

The Defence Examination will take place:  

Monday, February 12, 2018                
5:00 PM               

ARC 2026

A copy of the thesis is available for perusal in ARC 2106A.

Location 
ARC - School of Architecture
Room 2026
7 Melville Street South

Cambridge, ON N1S 2H4
Canada

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