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Friday, August 4, 2017

David Correa to hold a workshop on robotic fabrication at UBC

Robot Made: Large-Scale Robotic Timber Fabrication in Architecture

Research Associate Oliver David Krieg of the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD), and Assistant Professor David Correa from the University of Waterloo will hold a workshop on robotic fabrication at the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, from September 9th to 13th.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Ammar Ghazal wins third place in design competition

Congratulations to Ammar Ghazal, a MArch student who was recently awarded 3rd place for Walled Garden in the 2017 Rethinking The Future Awards, in the category of Landscape Design (Concept).

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Osman Bari wins Moriyama RAIC International Prize Scholarship

Waterloo Architecture wishes to congratulate undergraduate student Osman Bari, as well as graduate Tanya Southcott. They were both awarded a scholarship for writing an illustrated 1,000-word essay on the following topic: Please describe the moment—the circumstances, the nature of the event—when you decided to become an architect, or when you knew that your decision to become an architect was the right one.

Full article. 

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Congratulations to the winners of the CISC Architectural Student Design Competition 

Congratulations to the winners of the 16th annual Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) Architectural Student Design Competition 2016/2017, assemblage. 

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Evidence Room exhibit opens at the Royal Ontario Museum

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.

Visit the Royal Ontario Museum from June 25, 2017 to January 28, 2018
European Special Exhibitions Gallery, Level 3.

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!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Philip Beesley named as a 2017 RAIC Fellow

The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship in recognition of outstanding achievement. Criteria include design excellence, exceptional scholarly contribution, or distinguished service to the profession or the community.

Congratulations to Waterloo Architecture's Philip Beesley, who was named as a 2017 Fellow.

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.

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