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Two Ph.D. students awarded TD Bank Group-CCA Collection Research Grants

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.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Recent graduate Marie-Ève Lamarre awarded LOJIC prize at National Assembly

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.

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Published on : 05 Jun 2014

Prof. Aaron Sprecher Promoted to Associate Professor

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.

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Published on : 30 May 2014

Blanche Lemco van Ginkel receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science at Convocation on May 29

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.

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Published on : 29 May 2014

Recipients of the 2014 Governor General's Medals in Architecture announced

From the Daily News webpage of the Canadian Architect website:

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Published on : 02 May 2014

Robert A.M. Stern Architects Announces Winner of 2014 RAMSA Travel Fellowship

From the News webpage of the Robert A.M. Stern Architects website:

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Published on : 01 May 2014

b-Shack

b-Shack: Bourdonnement d’initiatives sur le campus MacDonald. publié 11 fév 2014 | Le DélitRédigé par Alexandra Nadeau

Published on : 18 Feb 2014

FARMM's b-Shack is an Urban Hive and Bee Study Center for McGill Students

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population. Published on Feb 7, 2014 | InhabitatWritten by Lori Zimmer

Published on : 18 Feb 2014

Vernacular Architecture Forum Ambassadors Award

The School of Architecture has been awarded a Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF) Ambassadors Award to support the travel of five Ph.D. students to attend the upcoming Vernacular Architecture Forum in Galloway Township, New Jersey, May 7-10. The successful application was submitted by Tanya Southcott (M. Arch. CMT 2013) on behalf of Susane Halveka, Heather Braiden, Jaimie Cudmore, and Tania Gutiérrez Monroy.

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Published on : 06 Feb 2014

Ewa Bieniecka Elected RAIC Regional Director for Quebec

Ewa Bieniecka has been elected Regional Director for Quebec of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). From the RAIC Bulletin notice: "A Montreal-native, Ewa graduated from McGill University with a bachelor’s degree in architecture in 1982 and a master's degree in 2004. She is an architect with Montreal's Arcop Architecture Inc.

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Published on : 28 Jan 2014

Design Competition: Plage de l’Est

Ruccolo + Faubert Architectes (RFA) & Ni conception architecture de paysage have won the landscape architecture competition for the construction of a beach at the eastern tip of the island of Montréal.  The results of the design competition for the Plage de l’Est, held by the Borough of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, were announced in a press release on

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Published on : 22 Jan 2014

Michael Jemtrud Receives SSHRC Insight Grant

Prof. Michael Jemtrud has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant in the amount of $493,000 (over three years).

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Published on : 16 Jan 2014

2013 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence

McGill graduates figured prominently in two of the 11 awards in the annual Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence program.

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Published on : 18 Dec 2013

First prize in 5th Advanced Architecture Contest of the IAAC

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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Published on : 09 Dec 2013

Winning entries in International Garden Festival competition

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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Published on : 05 Dec 2013