News archive - August 2021

Monday, August 16, 2021

Adam Cohen's Toronto Island studio project featured in blogTO

image of Adam Cohen's proposal for Toronto Islands

Waterloo Architecture student Adam Cohen has some very big ideas that he says could enliven the space for humans while also enhancing landscape conditions for local ecology to thrive on Toronto Island.

"Tasked with reimagining the park's central plaza for a new generation of residents and visitors, I began by examining possibilities for reviving programatic vibrancy while enhancing landscape conditions for local ecology," reads Cohen's proposal.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Remembering Roger Farwell, School of Architecture Alumnus

Local architect Roger Farwell (BAS 1977), known as a philanthropist, community builder and champion of the arts, died August 4 in Wellesley Township in a single-vehicle crash.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Tiny Homes Cambridge receives funding for Phase 2

Researchers from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture (Adrian Blackwell, Associate Professor and John McMinn, Professor) and School of Planning (Martine August, Assistant Professor) are currently undertaking a research project, Assessing the viability of tiny homes to address housing insecurity in the Region of Waterloo, as a first phase in their Tiny Home research project. The first phase of this research is funded by the MITACS Accelerate Program in partnership with local firms Isherwood Geostructural Engineers and Z-Modular.

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