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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

[from the Lemay press release of 6 September 2018]

International design leader Lemay, interdisciplinary artist Angela Silver (Course Lecturer at the Peter Guo-hua School of Architecture), and SNC-Lavalin are the proud laureates of Montreal’s anonymous International Multidisciplinary Landscape Architecture Competition to design the city’s new Place des Montréalaises, a vast public space in the Champ-de-Mars sector to honour 21 Montreal women who have shaped the city.

Published on: 11 Sep 2018

[from the McGill Reporter, 24 August 2018, by Junji Nishihata]

Published on: 28 Aug 2018

Prof. Kiel Moe joins the School as the inaugural Gerald Sheff Chair in Architecture as of September 1, 2018.

Published on: 27 Aug 2018

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, has announced 105 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 3 Companions (C.C.), 20 Officers (O.C.) and 82 Members (C.M.).  Julia Gersovitz (B.Arch. 1975) has been appointed an Officer and Ronald Franklin Williams (B.Arch.

Published on: 3 Jul 2018

[from the UQAM website:]

Le Conseil d'administration de l'UQAM vient de nommer la professeure Louise Pelletier (M.Arch. 1990, Ph.D. 2000) à la direction du Centre de design de l'Université, et ce, pour un mandat de trois ans.

Published on: 18 Jun 2018

PhD administrator Luciana Adoyo has won the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for 2018.  The award was presented at the annual GPC workshop on June 13, 2018, by Josephine Nalbantoglu, Dean of GPS.  In the citation for the award, Dean Nalbantoglu remarked that the selection committee was impressed with Adoyo’s dedication to the graduate students in her unit, the efficiency she has brought to the daily operations within her department, and with her visible devotion to her work.

Published on: 13 Jun 2018

A team of undergraduate students under the supervision of Prof. David Covo has won second prize at the 2018 Tongji International Construction Festival and Fengyuzhu Plastic Polypropylene Sheet Design and Construction Competition on June 10, 2018, in Shanghai.  The six winning U1 students are Shengkun (Tommy) Yang, Adam Joseph Ghadi-Delgado, Olivia Naomi Ahmadi, Hongming (Bruce) Liang, Diana Nigmatullina, and Nour Achrafie.

Published on: 12 Jun 2018

A consortium of firms has won the competition for an addition to the Centre des arts de la scène Jean-Besré (CASJB) in Sherbrooke:  CIMAISE, Atelier Big City (principals Clifford C.F. Wong Professor of Practice Howard Davies, Randy Cohen, and Anne Cormier [all B.Arch.

Published on: 11 Jun 2018

At a press conference on June 5, 2018, at the Oratory Basilica, Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal revealed the winner of the multidisciplinary architectural competition launched last December. The jury followed a rigorous process to evaluate the offers from the four finalists according to well-defined selection criteria. The concept behind the winning project incorporates physical, historical and spiritual elements into the reconfiguration design for the inside of the Basilica’s dome and the museum spaces, which will give access to Montréal’s highest vista.

Published on: 8 Jun 2018

A photographic exhibition of built architectural projects of Ukrainian churches in Ukraine, Canada and the USA, designed by Emeritus Professor Radoslav Zuk, has opened at the Museum of the National Academy of Visual Arts and Architecture in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv.  The exhibition entitled “The Creative Path of Radoslav Zuk” opened on May 24 and runs to May 31.

Published on: 28 May 2018

[from the McGill Reporter, 17 May 2018:]

Gül Kale (Ph.D. 2014), a visiting scholar at the Institute of Islamic Studies, is one of 10 recipients of the new Getty / American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art.

Published on: 18 May 2018

Professional M.Arch. student Valeria Nuyanzina has won the 2018 Scholarship in Honour of Michael Evamy for her research proposal entitled Stitched Imprints of Living Memory.  Nuyanzina writes, “Through studies of casting, montage and narrative, I hope to understand in detail how architecture and memory have the ability to bring citizens together.

Published on: 14 May 2018

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