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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Rick Haldenby recognized by Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation

Last evening at the Annual General meeting of the Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation, Rick Haldenby was presented with the Dr. Jean Steckle Award for Heritage Education. 

This award for excellence in heritage education is presented to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in heritage education through teaching, writing or by example, and who has encouraged and mentored others in the understanding and appreciation of the natural or cultural heritage of Waterloo Region.

Congratulations Rick!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Elizabeth English featured in Dwell Magazine

An emerging technology poses an intriguing solution to rising tides: homes that float only when it floods.

Elizabeth English is featured in a Dwell magazine article regarding amphibious housing.

The second International Conference on Amphibious Architecture, Design and Engineering (ICAADE) will be held at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada from June 25 to 28, 2017.  

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Many Norths: Spatial Practice in a Polar Territory' by architects Lola Sheppard and Mason White has been published

Lola Sheppard & Mason White's new book, Many Norths: Spatial Practice in a Polar Territory, charts the unique spatial realities of Canada’s Arctic region, an immense territory populated with small, dispersed communities. The region has undergone dramatic transformations in the name of sovereignty, aboriginal affairs management, resources, and trade, among others. For most of the Arctic’s modern history, architecture, infrastructure, and settlements have been the tools of colonialism.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Congratulations to Elaine Chau and Kristina Seo

A project called Analogous Space by Waterloo Architecture graduates Elaine Chau and Kristina Seo has been named winner of the 2017 Urban Marker competition, presented by the RAIC Emerging Practitioners.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Adrian Blackwell participating in exhibition at the Canadian Clay and Glass Museum in Waterloo

Cultural Topographies: The Complexities of History and Identity in Canada
Curated by Julie René de Cotret

​April 9 to August 24, 2017

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery
25 Caroline Street North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Evidence Room to open at the Royal Ontario Museum

The Evidence Room will open at the Royal Ontario Museum on June 24 for a seven month run.

The University of Waterloo School of Architecture contributed The Evidence Room to the international exhibition "Reporting from the Front," curated by Alejandro Aravena for the 15th Architecture Biennale.

The Evidence Room examines the role of architecture in the Holocaust, and was organized by principals Anne Bordeleau, Sascha Hastings, Donald McKay and Robert Jan van Pelt.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Waterloo Architecture alumni and adjuncts make the short list for OAA's 2017 Design Excellence Awards

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has announced the short list for its 2017 Design Excellence Awards.

Congratulations to all the nominees, especially Waterloo Architecture alumni and adjuncts:

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Jane Hutton featured in CCA

An excerpt from Jane Hutton’s forthcoming book, Reciprocal Landscapes: Cases in Material Movements, titled, "Inexhaustible Terrain," has been published in the Canadian Centre for Architecture web journal. The text links the production and distribution of guano, used in trace amounts to fertilize Central Park’s meadows, to a changing global metabolic regime and slavery in the Americas.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Congratulations to the 3MT Winners!

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition asks University of Waterloo research-based master's students to have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research to a non-specialist audience.

Congratulations to Waterloo Architecture students who placed in the Architecture faculty heats on Friday March 3.

1st place - Christopher Chan

2nd place - Georgiana Nicoara

3rd place - Anne Sewell​

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Waterloo Architecture students place third in Shelter International Design Competition

Congratulations to Bennett Oh, Jinsu Park and Bryan Seunghun Choi for taking 3rd Place in the Shelter International Architectural Design Competition for Students 2016

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