In his thesis, Pawel Bednarek uses Toronto as a subject to develop an anarchist spatial practice that challenges architecture’s complicity in the face of society’s authoritarian and hierarchical structures. He will defend his thesis titled ‘Arguments in the Streets Became More Frequent’ on Wednesday September 14th at 11:30am at the BRIDGE Centre for Architecture+Design.
“You can do damn near anything; you just have to understand how to make a book out of it.” – Donald McKay
Pidgin Magazine, Princeton’s bi-annual student publication is accepting submissions for their 22nd issue, FLORA+FAUNA. Submissions are due September 10th, 2016. Direct any submissions or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Grand River Film Festival has partnered with student-run Bridge Centre for Architecture + Design to curate an exhibition of film related works in: POSITION, an exploration of what it means to be an architect through various medias. This is a Call for Submissions for POSITION, accepting works till September 2nd. The event will take place on October 28th & 29th.
You run out of material in the middle of the night…and the model deadline is tomorrow morning.
When (if) people think of bluegrass music, they usually picture rollicking banjos, twangy vocals, cheery tunes, and morbid lyrics. And, well, they’re not wrong. But this week, Samuel Ganton tries to show that us there is bluegrass music to fit any mood. That’s right: peaceful, moody, meditative bluegrass.
Studio Soundtrack features songs selected by a Waterloo Architecture student. This week, Niki Farfel brings us ‘The Smiths and Stuff.’ Summer is finally here, long dreamy days that leave you time to stroll around outside studio. This week is about the pleasure in company of music and friends. So listen to Niki, put on your headphones…and join the outdoors!
Studio Soundtrack features songs selected by a Waterloo Architecture student. This week, Niki Farfel brings us ‘gravity.’ You know: gravity. The force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth, or toward any other physical body having mass. This week is all about illusions and dreams. So put on your headphones and immerse yourself in some dreamy tracks.
The RAIC Emerging Practitioners / IRAC Relève professionelle, established this year, is a national organization founded, directed and governed by emerging practitioners in the field of architecture. The team is made up of students, intern architects and recently licensed architects from across Canada, and is looking to grow in order to strengthen the voice of and connect emerging practitioners across Canada. Their mission is to ‘serve, inspire and advocate for the continued professional growth of emerging practitioners on their path to licensure.’
Teaching Architecture is a series of interviews with faculty at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture. Graduate student Sneha Sumanth asks professors why they teach, what drives them, what brought them here, and their opinions on academia in architecture today. The conversations are motivating, inspirational, and reveal great stories about people who shape the way we learn today. This article is a conversation with Mona El Khafif, an Associate Professor at UWSA.