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.)
Professeur titulaire, École d’architecture, Université de Montréal. Directeur de la Chaire de recherche sur les concours et les pratiques contemporaines en architecture.
Emeritus Professor of Urbanism, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
An exhibition of student work from the Summer Course and Field Course Abroad 2012 in Venice. Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 5:00. Vernissage: Thursday 10 January at 5:00 p.m.