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First prize in 5th Advanced Architecture Contest of the IAAC

Mon, 2013-12-09 15:13

Professional M.Arch. students Ji Won Jun (M2) and Josiane Crampé (M1) have won the first prize in the 5th edition of the international competition organized by the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) and Hewlett-Packard (HP).  In total, 240 submissions from 91 countries were evaluated by the jury members of the competition.  The winning submission by the McGill students was a final project developed during the Summer 2013 semester in the professional M.Arch. studio (DST) of Prof.

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Winning entries in International Garden Festival competition

Thu, 2013-12-05 15:59

Six winning entries have been selected in the 15th International Garden Festival competition of Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens for 2014. The competition attracted 293 proposals for contemporary gardens, submitted from 35 countries. One of the winning entries, Méristème by Montréal collective Châssi, includes Ph.D.

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Architecture in Formation co-edited by Aaron Sprecher

Wed, 2013-11-20 09:29
Book cover

Prof. Aaron Sprecher's co-edited book (with Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa), Architecture in Formation: On the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture, has been published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis. Designed by Atelier Pastille Rose, the bright yellow, 350-page tome features 48 contributions by a wide range of architects and researchers, including Prof. Martin Bressani, David Theodore (Assistant Prof., as of August 2014), and former Sheff Visiting Professor Michael Wen-Sen Su.

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Tactical Urbanism: Exhibition

Tue, 2013-11-19 (All day) - Mon, 2013-11-25 (All day)
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2
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An exhibition of 12 projects created this semester by the Urban Design and Housing studio in the School (ARCH 603) and by three studios at the École d'architecture at Laval.  Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Vernissage: Monday 25 November 2013 at 6:30 p.m.

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Adrian Sheppard awarded Ordre des urbanistes du Québec prize

Tue, 2013-10-29 08:50

On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Ordre des urbanistes du Québec (OUQ) awarded the Blanche-Lemco-Van-Ginkel Prize to 30 public figures in a variety of fields for their contribution to the development of urban planning in Quebec. Emeritus Professor Adrian Sheppard was amongst the prize recipients at the gala held at the Palais des congrès in Montreal on October 23, 2013. The citation reads as follows:

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Sketching School 2013: Exhibition

Mon, 2013-10-28 (All day) - Fri, 2013-11-15 (All day)
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2
Exhibition poster (David Covo & Juan Osorio)

An exhibition of student work from Sketching School 2013 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Vernissage: Monday 28 October at 5:00 p.m.

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School of Architecture professional program highlighted in Spacing

Tue, 2013-10-01 15:46
Spacing (Fall 2013), p. 49

The undergraduate and graduate programs at the School have been highlighted by Spacing magazine (Fall 2013) as producing top graduates.  The Toronto-based publication surveyed more than 120 “professional city builders” on the abilities of graduates in Urban Planning, Architecture and Architectural Studies, and Landscape and Environmental Design. The citations for McGill read as follows:

Undergraduate: “Faculty availability, studio space, and other resources are rated best-in-class.  Graduates carry a good reputation when it comes to design and building science.”

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Things I Learned in Kindergarten: Exhibition

Mon, 2013-09-30 (All day) - Fri, 2013-10-18 (All day)
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 114, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2
Exhibition poster (Yousef Hussein)

An exhibition of art by students at the School. Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Vernissage: Monday 30 September at 5:00 p.m. (Followed by Michael Hansmeyer lecture in Room G-10 at 6:00 p.m.)

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