The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada has awarded a three-year Insight Grant for $78,676 to Prof. Annmarie Adams for her research project entitled “Encountering Maude Abbott.”

Published on: 6 May 2019

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) announced on March 29 the selected projects for the first-ever SHIFT 2019 Infrastructure/Architecture Challenge. Re-Engaging the Defunct and Historic Welland Canals, a project by David Donnelly (M.Arch.

Published on: 9 Apr 2019

A team of post-professional M.Arch. students in the Urban Design and Housing option – Kathleen Bono, Mayank Shekhawat, and Yiyi Zhou – have won the Avenue McGill College Charrette organized by the Interuniversity Urban Committee.

Published on: 8 Apr 2019

Following a nation-wide competition, the Canada Council for the Arts is proud to announce Impostor Cities, presented by Montreal-based T B A + David Theodore, has been selected among 4 shor

Published on: 14 Mar 2019

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada has announced the results of the Insight Development Grants 2018 Competition, and Prof. Theodora Vardouli’s research project “Architecture as Computation: Academic Research Networks and Mobilities of Technical Practices” has been selected as an award recipient ($40,848).

Published on: 27 Feb 2019

McGill undergraduate student teams won all four prizes in the Architecture Éphémère competition at the Ice Hotel outside Quebec City in Valcartier at the opening celebration on Friday, January 18. Student teams from the universities of Laval, McGill, Montréal, and UQAM submitted design panels to the competition, of which three were chosen to be built as theme rooms and a fourth to be given an award of merit. The prizes were awarded as follows:

Published on: 22 Jan 2019

One year ago, the Bulletin AMQ of the Association Mathématique du Québec published the article Le polygone du cercle d’Euler (The Polygon of Euler’s Circle). Written by third-year student Juan Fernández González, it defines and explores a convex polygon that can be associated to any triangle.

Published on: 20 Dec 2018

Mark Melnichuk (M.Arch. 2018) has won the Architecture MasterPrize (Student / Architectural Design) in three categories. His project Northern Cloud won in the categories of Agricultural Buildings, Green Architecture, and Industrial Buildings.

Published on: 11 Dec 2018

McGill graduates and professors have figured prominently amongst the 14 winners in this year’s 51st Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence. Architectural firms and students from across Canada received top honours for design proposals that embody qualities of innovation and overall design excellence, as well as social and environmental sustainability.

Published on: 5 Dec 2018

World Architecture Festival, the world’s largest international architectural event, opened on November 29 in Amsterdam, and following a busy day of live presentations, in which hundreds of shortlisted projects were presented by architectural practices from around the world, the first award winners of the 2018 festival were announced.

Published on: 5 Dec 2018

Two McGill student teams have won prizes in the annual Canadian Centre for Architecture’s Interuniversity Charrette 2018. One team composed of M.Arch. students won Second Place for their submission Retrofitting Suburbia: Andrée-Anne Théorêt, Nancy Elias, and Rosalyn Dunkley. And a team composed of undergraduate students won the Public Choice award for Occupy the Ceiling: Claire Wang, Ankit Gongal, Jeth Guerrero, and Thomas Zhang.

Published on: 21 Nov 2018

Manon Asselin (B.Arch. 1992, M.Arch. 2001) has won a Prix du Québec (Cultural category), the Prix Ernest Cormier 2018.

[From the Prix du Québec website:]

Manon Asselin est sans conteste une voix influente dans le discours architectural actuel au Québec. Sa firme, Atelier TAG, cofondée et codirigée avec son conjoint Katsuhiro Yamazaki depuis 1997, se distingue par ses réalisations en architecture publique, des projets de société porteurs de la culture.

Published on: 21 Nov 2018

The architectural firm KANVA (principals Rami Bebawi and Tudor Radulescu, both M.Arch. 2001), in collaboration with NEUF architect(e)s, was awarded three prizes at the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction’s 20th anniversary of the Design Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction.

Published on: 16 Nov 2018

Bringing together an interdisciplinary design team from southern Quebec with more than 60 residents, the Kuujjuaq Hackathon, a five-day event in September 2017, capitalized on local building expertise and leadership to reimagine key public spaces. The unique initiative won in the Small and Medium Scale Urban Fragments category.

Published on: 22 Oct 2018


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