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  • Third-year undergraduate group project (Zhongyuan Dai, Justin Chapman)

    Third-year undergraduate group project (Zhongyuan Dai, Justin Chapman)

  • Front door detail, School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

    Front door detail, School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

  • Architecture students examining sketches (Kyle Burrows)

    Architecture students examining sketches (Kyle Burrows)

  • Stonework detail, front façade of the School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

    Stonework detail, front façade of the School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

  • Student review in Exhibition Room (Kyle Burrows)

    Student review in Exhibition Room (Kyle Burrows)

  • Interpretive project from the first-year studio of the undergraduate

    Interpretive project from the first-year studio of the undergraduate professional program (Carrie Henzie)

  • Macdonald-Harrington Building, home of the School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

    Macdonald-Harrington Building, home of the School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

  • Thesis students Erin Halpin and Peter Moses in the Master's studio

    Thesis students Erin Halpin and Peter Moses in the Master's studio of the professional program (Carrie Henzie)

  • Main entrance to the School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

    Main entrance to the School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

  • Stairway in School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

    Stairway in School of Architecture (Ricardo Vera)

  • Review of professional M.Arch. projects in Exhibition Room (Ji Won Jun)

    Review of professional M.Arch. projects in Exhibition Room, with Gerald Sheff Visiting Professors Katsuhiro Yamazaki and Manon Asselin (Fall 2012) (Ji Won Jun)

  • Architecture studio work stations, view from outside (Ricardo Vera)

    Architecture studio work stations, view from outside (Ricardo Vera)

  • The School of Architecture is housed in the Macdonald-Harrington Building

    The School of Architecture is housed in the Macdonald-Harrington Building nestled within the Faculty of Engineering complex (Carrie Henzie)

School of Architecture

The School of Architecture at McGill University was founded in 1896. Our mission is to educate professionals who will contribute to the socio-economic and cultural development of Quebec, Canada and the broader global community through responsible participation in the process of the design, construction and interpretation of the built environment. The School offers professional programs, including B.Sc. (Arch.) and M.Arch. (Professional), and post-professional research programs, including M.Arch. (Post-professional) and Ph.D.

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Working Models Forum

Submissions Being Accepted for Working Models Forum

The Facility for Architectural Research in Media and Mediation [FARMM] is pleased to present the Working Models Forum: a coordinated set of events that bring together scholars and practitioners to focus on the nature, status, and productivity of our inventive capacity to meaningfully reconfigure the world and to make things. The forum will launch on May 8th with a pre-forum prototyping charette. Two days of panel discussions will follow on May 9th and 10th, featuring presentations by invited guests and a public keynote lecture by philosopher Graham Harman. 

The Working Models Forum is accepting presentation proposals relevant to the overall conference theme or one of the three thematic sessions being held on May 9 and 10, 2014. Prospective participants are asked to submit a proposal (500 word max) for a 20-minute presentation and CV by March 28, 2014. The sessions are: 1) Redefining Technics, 2) Mobilizing Models and 3) Design Intelligence and Prototyping. Each session will include 3-5 presentations and conclude with a moderated roundtable discussion and question period. Please outline how your presentation will address the questions and issues of the specified session. Submissions from students, academics and professionals in all fields of work and study are welcome.

Please submit your proposal and CV to wmf [at] farmmresearch [dot] com by March 28, 2014.

Visit http://farmmresearch.com/wmf for more information on sessions, events and speakers.

 


Slideshow presentation of student work

 

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Urban Humanities at McGill

Applications accepted until April 7, 2014

 

The Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas (IPLAI) and the Facility for Architectural Research in Media and Mediation (FARMM) in the School of Architecture at McGill University seek one postdoctoral fellow in urban humanities with appropriate expertise in one or several of the following areas: cultural studies; media studies; architectural history & theory; urban geography & design. Familiarity or expertise with digital media applications such as 3D-modeling, animation, imaging, GIS, and/or graphic design applications is a plus. The candidate must have a demonstrable research interest in one of the primary research axes listed below and exhibit project management skills and interest.

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Please see Announcement:  Michael Jemtrud Receives SSHRC Insight Grant.

 


Prix de Rome travel blog

 

Jason Tsironis (M.Arch. 2011) studies the relationship of old and new in historically sensitive reconstruction and its impact on a nation’s perception of its collective past and present: Monuments and the Fabrication of New Identities – Architectural Transformations and Erasures in Post-Soviet Cities.

 


Student trip to Boston

Students in the Geometry and Architecture course (ARCH 383), on a field trip to the Boston area with Prof. Radoslav Zuk, visit Le Corbusier's Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University.

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

 


Two New Professors: David Newton and David Theodore

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Gerald Sheff Visiting Professor in Architecture (Winter 2014): Eric Gauthier

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STU: Witold Rybczynski on his student days at McGill and Stuart Wilson (5 August 2013)