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Friday, October 13, 2017

Dr. Elizabeth English's work recognized as a best climate practice

As the world today recognizes International Day for Disaster Reduction, Waterloo architecture professor Dr.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Congratulations to Isabel Ochoa and James Clarke-Hicks

UWSA recent graduates Isabel Ochoa + James Clarke-Hicks have been announced as one of the winners of the 2017 IIDEX Woodshop Competition with their steam bent light fixture titled "SPLIT". Exploring the role of "craft in production" using both digital and traditional wood fabrication techniques, the fixture was developed as part of their 4B independent study under the advisory of Heinz Koller and David Correa.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Waterloo Architecture grad Nada Nafeh recognized for her thesis

Nada Nafeh’s thesis [UWSA MArch 2015] just received the Next Generation 3rd Prize Middle East Africa Award from the LafargeHolcim Foundation. With her project, Nada aims to improve living conditions in informal settlements in Cairo.

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.

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