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Prof. Robert Mellin to receive honorary doctorate from Memorial University

Prof. Robert Mellin will receive a doctorate degree honoris causa from Memorial University during the spring convocation ceremonies, May 26 to 29, 2015, at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland.  The honorary doctorate degree recognizes extraordinary contribution to society or exceptional intellectual or artistic achievement. Honorary degree recipients are chosen by the Senate, the university's academic governing body, after a careful examination of the grounds for their nomination.

Published: 31Mar2015

Israeli Architecture (Shaver 2014): Wine + Falafel + Music

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

2014 Wilfred Truman Shaver scholarship trip to Israel.  Wine + falafel + music in foyer and hallway of School.  Slide show in room G10.



Faculty of Engineering Convocation, including School of Architecture.  On the main campus, central lawn above Sherbrooke, in the big white tent.  Reception to follow in the School (at approximately noon).  Graduates and family members and friends

Prof. Annmarie Adams elected to the College of Fellows of the RAIC

Prof. Annmarie Adams, Director of the School, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Each year, the College of Fellows formally recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the profession. Fellowship in the RAIC is an honour conferred on members singled out for their contribution to research, scholarship, public service or professional standing to the good of architecture in Canada, or elsewhere.

Published: 26Mar2015

Gonzalo Lizarralde: Brown Bag Lecture

Macdonald Harrington Building Room 212, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

“The Invisible Houses: Rethinking and Designing Low-Cost Housing in Developing Countries.”  There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve “the housing problem” in developing coun

Prof. David Covo named Profesor Honoris Causa by Ion Mincu University

Prof. David Covo was granted the title of Profesor Honoris Causa by Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM) in Bucharest, Romania, on March 6, 2015, for “his exemplary professional and teaching career, for his significant achievements that make him a real professional model internationally, as a sign of recognition for all these outstanding activities and our appreciation for his work and support given to our university” (Laudatio for architect David Mario Covo, delivered by Assoc. Prof.

Published: 13Mar2015

RAIC names Monica Adair recipient of 2015 Young Architect Award

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) announced that Monica Adair, who has become a leader in New Brunswick through design, education, and community service, is the recipient of its 2015 Young Architect Award. Ms. Adair, 37, is co-founder of Acre Architects in Saint John, NB.

Published: 10Mar2015

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