An exhibition by Grace Lin of her John Bland Scholarship trip. Photographs, sketches, paintings and videos. Focuses on the industrialized cities of China, especially the buildings and infrastructure associated with the 2008 Olympics and the 2010 international expo. Monday to Friday, 9:oo a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Vernissage: Tuesday 9 September at 6:00 p.m.
PhD oral examination of Yoonchun Jung: "Inventing the identity of modern Korean architecture during the colonial era, 1904-1929."
PhD oral examination of Rafico Ruiz: "Sites of Communication: The Grenfell Mission of Newfoundland and Labrador."
Amale Andraos (BArch 1996) has been named dean of Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation (GSAPP). Principal (with Dan Wood) of New York-based architecture firm WORKac, Andraos is currently on faculty at GSAPP, and she has also taught at Princeton, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and the American University in Beirut.
PhD oral examination of Ehsan Daneshyar: "Material Culture, Artificat System, Rituals, and Symbolic Meanings in the Vernacular Architecture of Masulih, Iran."
Ph.D. students Heather Braiden and Ayca Koseoglu have received TD Bank Group-CCA Collection Research Grants for 2014. These grants are offered to doctoral students in architecture, in humanities and in social sciences in Canadian universities to facilitate access to the CCA Collection during residencies of one to three months at the Study Centre in the Summer of 2014.
Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIC) highlighted the excellence of 17 international mobility projects with the presentation of the sixth LOJIQ prizes held May 27 at the National Assembly in front of nearly 300 guests. Recent graduate Marie-Ève Lamarre (M.Arch.
The Board of Governors of McGill University has approved the promotion of Prof. Aaron Sprecher to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, effective June 1, 2014. Prof. Sprecher was initially appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture in the summer of 2008.
From the Convocation brochure:
Architect, educator and urban planner Blanche Lemco van Ginkel (CM, FRAIC, BArch [McGill], MCP [Harvard]) has influenced urban landscapes worldwide, but nowhere has her vision and tenacity had greater impact than here in Montreal, where she began her career and honed her remarkable skills.
Assignment 2 of the professional M.Arch. DST Summer studio (ARCH 677, Architectural Design 3, Profs. Ipek Türeli and Howard Davies).