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Gonzalo Lizarralde: Brown Bag Lecture

24Mar201512:30
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

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

30Jan201510:00
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)

30Jan201517:00
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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

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