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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.

Ph.D. student Meltem Al has been awarded a studentship from the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (IJURR) Foundation in the amount 12,000 pounds sterling (approx. $21,000 CDN) for her project, “Spaces of capital, religion, and ideology: Fundamentalist housing enclaves in Istanbul.”

Published on: 9 May 2018

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts have announced the recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture.  Amongst the 12 winning projects are two by Saucier + Perrotte Architectes and one by Atelier TAG and Jodoin Lamarre Pratte Architectes.

Published on: 8 May 2018

Prof. Vikram Bhatt has been named to the RAIC College of Fellows.  The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship to RAIC members in recognition of outstanding achievement.

Published on: 18 Apr 2018

[From the McGill Reporter:]

On Tuesday, April 3, the McGill Office of Sustainability hosted its eighth annual Catalyst Awards Gala. Each spring, the Catalyst Awards recognize students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill University.

Published on: 5 Apr 2018

[From the RAIC website:]

Published on: 1 Mar 2018

Jordanian architect Hanna Salameh (B.Sc.(Arch.) 2008, M.Arch. 2012) is featured as one of the "50 most influential architects in the Middle East" in the January issue of Middle East Architect magazine (p. 34) and as one of the "top 45 most influential architects in the Middle East" on designMENA magazine's website.

Published on: 14 Feb 2018

On January 25, 2018 at Government House in St. John’s, Prof. Robert Mellin received a Lieutenant Governor’s award for his design of a private residence in Middle Arm, Newfoundland. This is a triennial event, celebrating outstanding contributions to the field of architecture and the built environment of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the award recognizes the important role architects and architecture have in building communities across the province.

Published on: 26 Jan 2018

A McGill student team won second prize in the Architecture Éphémère competition at the Ice Hotel outside Quebec City in Valcartier at the opening celebration on Friday, January 19.  The team of U1 students Shengkun Tommy Yang, Hongwon Antony Suh, and Marina Dentico won second prize for their room Voler la vedette.

Published on: 25 Jan 2018

Prof. Robert Mellin has been named to the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador for his dedication to the architecture of the province involving heritage conservation, research, and architectural design. The investiture will take place on January 31, 2018, at Government House in St. John’s. From the website of the Order: "The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is the highest honour of the province.

Published on: 15 Jan 2018

Prof. Salmaan Craig has joined the faculty of the School at the rank of Assistant Professor as of January 1, 2018.

Prof. Craig will make an excellent addition to our school as an outstanding researcher in the field of environmental technology, design engineering, materials and material systems.

Published on: 10 Jan 2018

Atelier Big City has won a Prix d'excellence en architecture 2017 from the Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ) in the category Bâtiments et ensembles résidentiels de type multifamilial for their housing project U.  The principals of Atelier Big City are Clifford C.F. Wong Professor of Practice Howard Davies, Randy Cohen, and Anne Cormier (all B.Arch. 1982).

Published on: 17 Nov 2017

Ph.D. student Maria Valentina Davila has won a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) doctoral fellowship in the amount of $60,000 for research supporting her dissertation topic, "Women on the home front: Venezuelan domestic workers and the acquisition of architecture."

Published on: 16 Nov 2017

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