Congratulations to Professor Philip Beesley and his team for being awarded the STARTS – Grand prize of the European Commission honouring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts 2016.
The Magnetic Motion project with Iris van Herpen received the grand prize for ‘artistic exploration and art works where appropriation by the arts has a strong potential to influence or alter the use, deployment or perception of technology’.
Congratulations to the finalists in the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) competition. Suspend, the 15th annual Architecture Student Design Competition, challenged students to design a structure that explores ‘suspend’ on a site of the designers’ choosing.
Congratulations to Alison Brooks, who received an Honorary Doctor of Engineering on Saturday, June 18 at the University of Waterloo Engineering convocation ceremony. Brooks is one of the leading architects of her generation, and she has designed some of the most original and important buildings in the United Kingdom over the last two decades.
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. Team members included Siobhan Allman, Piper Bernbaum, Anna Beznogova, Anna Longrigg, Michael Nugent, Bradley Paddock, and Alexandru Vilcu.