SKEPTICAL INQUIRER: Miracles are pretty rare events. Except on television’s Dr. Oz Show, where they appear with astonishing frequency. Oz of course doesn’t claim to raise the dead or part the Red Sea, but he does raise people’s hopes of parting with their flab. And he’s certainly not shy about flinging the word miracle about. But it seems miracles fade as quickly as they appear.
McGill graduates figured prominently in two of the 11 awards in the annual Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence program.
Engineer, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Boston. Lecturer, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT. "Design (R)evolution: New Approaches to Structural Design and Performance." Steel Structures Education Foundation Lecture.
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, McGill University. "Housing for Spatial Justice." (Rescheduled from February 24.)
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.
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 November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal
ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.
Founded in 2009, the SPF is a beacon of collaboration between McGill students and administration.
Published November 18 2013 | McGill Reporter
Written by Jaspreet Pannu
Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint.
Published by Earth Island Journal
Written by Megan Tady
Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.