Waterloo Architecture graduate Luc Bouliane will receive the 2018 Young Architect Award of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC).
The RAIC Young Architect Award recognizes architects 40 years or younger for excellence in design, leadership, and service to the profession. The award is intended to inspire other young architects to become licensed and to strive for excellence in their work. The award will be presented at the RAIC/AANB Festival of Architecture which takes place in Saint John, NB from May 30 to June 2.
After winning the architecture heat of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition last month, masters student Michelle Bullough heads to the university-wide final today. With only 3 minutes and 1 slide, she will be presenting her research on flood resilience and ecological urbanism in the Philippines.
3PM at Theatre of the Arts, Modern Languages, Waterloo
Congratulations to Teresa Tran and Thanh Tran along with Shalaka Jadhav (Urban Planning, Waterloo) for their proposal TABS, which won second place in the World’s Challenge Challenge UWaterloo on March 1st. The team proposed a sustainable, low-cost, low-maintenance rainwater collection system to provide potable water in rural Vietnam.
Held on February 2, 2018, the Building Common Ground Symposium featured Indigenous and non-Indigenous educators and scholars, addressing issues of place making, acquisition of embodied knowledge through design and hands-on making, and Indigenous conceptions of space and narrative. Discussions examined key questions of collaborative research, related to decolonization and reconciliation, that are central to the Waterloo Architecture Design Build Program, building connections between academic research and educational practice, through engagement with First Nations communities.
Waterloo Architecture graduate, Bryce Clayton, received the Award of Excellence for the 2017 Edmonton Urban Design Awards in the category Student Projects. Bryce's Thesis, 53 North: Tactical Infrastructure in Edmonton, explores creating a new design tool whereby the intrinsic values of snow can be utilized to create winter public spaces to temporarily occupy the urban void.