Alumni Interviews

The following interviews with alumni of the School were undertaken between 1995 and 1999 to celebrate the 1996 centennial of the School, all but five of them conducted by Jim Donaldson (B.Arch. 1962); the other five interviews (Bland, Mayerovitch, Merrett, Richards and Wilson) were conducted by Harry Mayerovitch (B.Arch. 1933), David Covo (B.Arch. 1974), and Annmarie Adams (B.A. 1981).

The original VHS tapes were digitized and transcribed by student Maria Javornik (M.Arch. 2007), with the assistance of School media technician Carrie Henzie. The interviews - transcribed verbatim - were proofread by Derek Drummond (B.Arch. 1962). They were then corrected and formatted for the web by student Jessica Thatcher (M.Arch. 2010).

Acknowledgement and thanks go to Air Canada for providing air transportation that facilitated the taping of these interviews and to Armstrong that subsidized a portion of the costs associated with this venture.

The context of this interview is that the School of Architecture is preparing to celebrate its centennial this coming year. And in connection with that, it was felt that some recollections, some notions by those who participated in the early development of the school who were either students or professors there, that these notions would be well to have preserved so that, no doubt, in another hundred years, those future generations will benefit from our experience.
- Harry Mayerovitch, interviewing John Bland in 1995

Adam Caruso
Adrian Sheppard
Alina Payne
Andrejs Skaburskis
Andrew Hoffmann
Arthur Erickson
Arthur Lau
Barbara Cordeau Hopewell
Bissera Anderson
Boak Alexander
Bonnie Maples
Brahm Wiesman
Brett Cane
Bruce Anderson
Campbell Merrett
Carmen Tagle
Charles (Chuck) Brown
David Bourke
David Farley
Derek Drummond
Dharini Thiruchittampalam
Dorice Walford
Doug Shadbolt
Elizabeth Davidson
Enrico De Pierro
Eric Dluhosch
Eric Majer
Felice Mendell
Frederick (Tex) Dawson
Gavin Affleck
George Challies
George Popper
Gerald (Gerry) Sheff
Gilles Gagnon
Guy Desbarats
Harold Spence-Sales
Harry Mayerovitch
Ian MacBurnie
Issac Franco
Jacques Dalibard
James Girvan
James Waugh
Janis Kraulis
John Bland
John Hancock
John Schreiber
Julia Gersovitz
Julia Parker
Julian Jacobs
Kevin Curran
Leonard Rodrigues
Leslie Doelle
Louis Papineau
Lucien Lagrange
Martin Bressani
Melvyn Glickman
Michael Fieldman
Moshe Safdie
Nora Hanessian
Norbert Schoenauer
P. Roy Wilson
Patricia Falta
Patrick Stoker
Paul Zajfen
Peter Gabor
Peter Oberlander
Peter Terroux
Raphael Justewicz
Raymond Moriyama
Rene Menkes
Richard Follett
Robert (Bob) Flinn
Robert Cook
Robert John Pratt
Robert LeBlond
Robert Libman
Ronald Williams
Ross Hayes
Rudolph (Rudy) Javosky
Sandra Marshall
Scott Bromley
Stanford Downey
Susan Olivier
Sydney Dumaresq
Ted Remerowski
Theodore (Ted) Davidson
Thomas Berkes
Todd Richards
Veerinder Dhami-Gill
Vivian Manasc
Witold Rybczynski
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