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.
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.
Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion opened at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) on May 19. The Voltage collection was created in collaboration with Waterloo Architecture's Philip Beesley. The New York Times article features an image of Beesley and van Herpen's collaboration.
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.