Recent (2012) M.Arch. (professional) graduates Marie-Ève Lamarre and Caileigh MacKellar have won an Honourable Mention in the competition Crossing Borders – Design Responses to Global Issues in the Developing World for their project "Off the Wall, Jacmel, Haiti," developed in the summer studio taught by Francisca Insulza at the School during May and June of 2012.
"SPMB | Practising Public Space." Eduardo Aquino graduated in Architecture and Urban Studies in Brazil and worked with architects Paulo Mendes da Rocha and Oscar Niemeyer before coming to Canada in 1988. Here he has collaborated with artists Irene Whittome, Tony Brown, Dan Graham, Tadashi Kawamata, Jana Sterbak, Rodney Graham, Arni Haraldsson among others.
"Shifts: Architecture after the 20th Century." Hans Ibelings is an architectural critic and historian. He founded the magazine A10, new European architecture, together with Arjan Groot in 2004, which until recently he ran and edited. He studied art history and archeology in Amsterdam. As a curator he has worked for several years in the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam. He has taught at various schools in the Netherlands and abroad, including in Rotterdam, Lausanne and Belgrade.
Canadian Architect has announced the winners of the 2012 Awards of Excellence, given each year to architects and architecture graduates for buildings in the design stage.
A team of four students from the School has won first prize in the Architecture Éphémère competition at the Ice Hotel in Quebec City for the design of their room, I Love Lamp. The winning students from the professional M.Arch. program - Newsha Ghaeli, Naomi Hébert, Brian Muthaliff and Maria Nikolova - received their prize at the opening of the Ice Hotel on Friday 18 January 2013 from Serge Péloquin, Artistic Director, and René Champagne, standing in for the Président d'honneur of the competition, Gilles Saucier.
Ph.D. student Elisabeth Bouchard and partner Eric Boucher have won a prize in the Mérites d'architecture de la Ville de Québec competition for their Bilodeau-Larrivée project. The residential renovation and addition, located in the heart of the St-Jean-Baptiste neighborhood, was recognized for the successful relationship between the existing 1910 building and the contemporary expansion.
For photos and further details, please visit the competition webpage.
Ph.D. student Frederika Eilers has won an Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award in the Fonds Société et culture category from the Fonds de recherche du Québec for her publication, "Barbie versus Modulor: Ideal Bodies, Buildings, and Typical Users," published in Girlhood Studies (Berghahn Journals) volume 5, issue 1, 07-2012. The award comes with a $1,000 prize.
For full details, please visit the awards webpage.
Principal, Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, Paris. The Sheila Baillie Lecture. (Rescheduled from March 25.)