News archive - August 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Buoyant Foundation Project homes floating in Vietnam

Two of the amphibiously retrofitted homes in the Mekong Delta from the Buoyant Foundation's current project are floating.

For three weeks in May and two weeks in June-July, 2018, Canadian team members travelled to Vietnam to coordinate the retrofitting of four homes in particularly vulnerable locations of the Mekong Delta. 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Jason McMillan wins 2018 CaGBC scholarship

MArch student Jason McMillan has won the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) Scholarship for Sustainable Design and Research. The annual scholarship was awarded for McMillan's proposal "Unsettling Ground: Arctic Urbanism on Fluid Geology."

The jury believed that "the proposal demonstrated a wholistic approach and was head and shoulder above the rest of the submissions". They felt that McMillan's project "has tangential and addressed hot topics such as indigenous architecture."

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