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RAIC names KANVA recipient of 2015 Emerging Architectural Practice Award

A Montreal multi-disciplinary firm that experiments with materials and building methods is the recipient of the 2015 Emerging Architectural Practice Award given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Founded in 2003, KANVA is a 10-person collective led by Tudor Radulescu, MRAIC (B.Sc.Arch. 1998, M.Arch. 2001), and Rami Bebawi, MRAIC (B.Sc.Arch. 1999, M.Arch. 2001).

Published: 5Mar2015

Prof. Martin Bressani promoted to Full Professor

The Board of Governors of McGill University has approved the promotion of Prof. Martin Bressani to the rank of Full Professor, effective March 1, 2015. The School warmly congratulates Prof. Bressani on this achievement.

Published: 5Mar2015

Robert Mellin wins 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Lieutenant Governor's Award in Architecture

Texmo-Storey Residence (Robert Mellin)

Last week (January 26 to 30, 2015), the Honourable Frank Fagan, Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, presented the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards in Architecture to architects Robert Mellin, Peter C. Blackie and Ron Fougere of Fougere Menchenton Architecture. This is the inaugural presentation of what will be a triennial event, celebrating outstanding contribution to the field of architecture and the built environment of Newfoundland and Labrador, and to recognize the important role architects and architecture have in building communities across the province.

Published: 4Feb2015

Nicki Reckziegel wins Prix de Rome for Emerging Practitioners

Montreal-based Nicki Reckziegel (M.Arch. 2014) is the winner of the Canada Council’s 2014 Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners.  With this award, she will travel to “institutions of refuge” (crisis centres, safe houses, hospitals) in 18 locations across Central and East Africa. She will also intern with MASS Design Group, a non-profit organization that has designed health-care facilities in developing countries around the world.

Published: 30Jan2015

Reza Assasi: PhD Oral Exam

Macdonald Harrington Building Room 101, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

PhD oral examination of Reza Assasi.  "The House of Eternal Time: An Archaeoastronomical Study of Chartaqi and Mithraic Cosmology."

Stained Glass book launch (James Bugslag & Ariane Isler-de Jongh)

Macdonald Harrington Building School of Architecture, Room 200, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA
Event poster (Jennifer Roberts)

Robert Mellin named Member of the Order of Canada

Robert Mellin, Associate Professor at the School, and the winner of numerous awards, notably for his contributions to preserving Newfoundland’s architectural heritage and for his publications that have made modern architecture more accessible to a wider audience, was named a Member of the Order of Canada on December 26, 2014.

Published: 5Jan2015

2014 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence winners announced

Canadian Architect has announced the winners of the 2014 Awards of Excellence, given each year to architects and architectural graduates for buildings in the design stage.

Published: 17Dec2014

Winter in Tilting: Exhibition

Macdonald Harrington Building Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

An exhibition of paintings, oral history, and maps from Prof. Robert Mellin's book Winter in Tilting: Slide Hauling in a Newfoundland Outport (Pedlar Press, 2015).

2013-2014 SSEF Architectural Student Design Competition: Top Ten Exhibition

Macdonald Harrington Building Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

An exhibition of the top ten finalists in the 2013-2014 Architectural Student Design Competition of the Steel Structures Education Foundation.  Monday