Since cultural literacy is one of the key values of this school, we should be leaders, not followers, in the diversity and inclusiveness of our curriculum. Here, Paniz Moayeri speaks about the struggle with her identity as a Muslim Persian, and the importance of seeing one’s cultural history reflected in architectural education.
“You can do damn near anything; you just have to understand how to make a book out of it.” – Donald McKay
You run out of material in the middle of the night…and the model deadline is tomorrow morning.
In an analysis of Mykonian architecture, Fotini Pitoglou asks if traditional or modern design should be the guiding principle in the area. She investigates the underlying motivations of both architectural types in order to come to a conclusion about the future of architecture in Mykonos.
Inspired by last term’s 100 Notebook Project and moved by the people and landscapes of an alien land, I began to document my stay in Bali through the entries of a travel journal. Although my week was taken up largely by my internship duties, I made it a point to see and do as much as […]
Soaring spaces. Sudden caves. Unexpected cathedrals. Explosions. Join Samuel Ganton in experiencing the Death and Life of Great Saskatonian Grain Elevators. With stunning images and an intriguing narrative, Samuel takes us through Saskatoon’s powerful identity – its infrastructure.
In this article, Samuel Ganton explores Robert Wood’s 1753 book on Palmyra, Syria and reconnects us with Palmyra’s archeological sites that are currently being lost to IS terrorist attacks. He reminds us how important it is to let history inform our attitude towards current events.
Kanika Kaushal observed and documented the streets of Old Delhi to identify how the historical urban fabric enables the rich and diverse character of the community.
Textiles are omnipresent in our daily lives. Alum, Danielle Gignac, explored the ubiquity of textiles through her installation in the POP FOLK T3XT1L3S Exhibition currently on display at the Campbell House Museum in Toronto. The exhibition is free and open to the public until August 9th.
Unexpected creative collaborations often occur beyond the studio walls of the Waterloo School of Architecture. Several fourth year students recently came together to direct, film and perform “Twelve” from Lia Tramontini’s debut album.