Elizabeth English, a School of Architecture professor, shared her personal experiences while speaking at a recent TEDxManhattanBeach conference about how amphibious housing can save communities in flood zones.
School of Architecture student Sam Vickars won the 2013 Best of the Year in the Branding Category of the Student Design Awards by D&AD Awards in London England. The annual awards are regarded as a major event in the world of design and advertising.
The 2012 Waterloo Engineering Awards dinner held on November 22 honoured engineering's exceptional students, alumni and a friend of the faculty. More than 2,500 students received awards this year for everything from top marks to extracurricular activities such as leadership, community engagement, and involvement in athletics.
A number of awards were distributed at the event, including:
Waterloo's School of Architecture is one of the top design schools in North America and the only Canadian institution chosen by AZURE, an award-winning magazine with a focus on contemporary architecture and design. The ranking appears in the publication's November/December issue. In alphabetical order the top five schools are: Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Southern California Institute of Architecture and Waterloo.