An exhibition of student work from the Summer Course Abroad 2013 in Greece (Prof. Ricardo L. Castro). Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Vernissage: Thursday 20 February at 5:00 p.m.
The School of Architecture has been awarded a Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF) Ambassadors Award to support the travel of five Ph.D. students to attend the upcoming Vernacular Architecture Forum in Galloway Township, New Jersey, May 7-10. The successful application was submitted by Tanya Southcott (M. Arch. CMT 2013) on behalf of Susane Halveka, Heather Braiden, Jaimie Cudmore, and Tania Gutiérrez Monroy.
Ewa Bieniecka has been elected Regional Director for Quebec of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). From the RAIC Bulletin notice: "A Montreal-native, Ewa graduated from McGill University with a bachelor’s degree in architecture in 1982 and a master's degree in 2004. She is an architect with Montreal's Arcop Architecture Inc.
Ruccolo + Faubert Architectes (RFA) & Ni conception architecture de paysage have won the landscape architecture competition for the construction of a beach at the eastern tip of the island of Montréal. The results of the design competition for the Plage de l’Est, held by the Borough of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, were announced in a press release on
Prof. Michael Jemtrud has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant in the amount of $493,000 (over three years).
McGill graduates figured prominently in two of the 11 awards in the annual Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence program.
Engineer, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Boston. Lecturer, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT. "Design (R)evolution: New Approaches to Structural Design and Performance." Steel Structures Education Foundation Lecture.
Professor, École d'architecture, Université Laval, Québec. "A Topology of the Everyday." Followed by a book presentation.
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, McGill University. "Housing for Spatial Justice." (Rescheduled from February 24.)