“I’d always painted before school, and for my interview to get into Waterloo actually, I brought in some of my paintings. There’s something very cool about doing something with your hands, there’s a freedom that I feel gets lost a lot from projects that we do at school sometimes. The focus is on the technology […]
What’s something that’s been inspiring you recently? “One thing that I’ve noticed inspires me most is watching people make things without knowing what they’re doing. Basically, taking on a project having no idea what the outcome is going to be, and it turns out to be something extraordinary. It doesn’t necessarily have to be beautiful, but […]
What are some things you’ve noticed while you’ve been here for thirteen years, anything you find stays the same or something that’s changed? “Well, mainly that there are a lot more students now then there were in the beginning. But it’s always been a smaller community, different from main campus. And every term we notice that there are […]
A documentation series of the unique University of Waterloo School of Architecture community in Cambridge, ON.
Water_ On Exhibition is a collaboration between SWIGS (Students of the Water Institute Graduate Section) and the BRIDGE Centre of Architecture + Design. It aims to showcase the wide range of student projects in water research, while introducing BRIDGE to a larger university community. All UW students are welcomed to submit entries for inclusion in the show.
Future Schools was an event hosted by Bridge to give a group of local middle school students an introductory taste of the architecture school that resides in their town. Participating in drawing and model-making workshops, the students were encouraged to envision what they thought future schools might look like. Through events like this we connect with our local community, which is an essential part of Bridge’s core mission.
The RAIC Emerging Practitioners are looking for a new logo design to showcase during their formal launch at the Festival of Architecture 2016 in Nanaimo, BC. Email entries to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 11:59pm Central Time on May 27/2016. Check out the post for more details!
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.’
On June 1, the Balsillie School of International Affairs will host “Indigenous Visions of the Global Extinction Crisis”, an art exhibition and public event that grapples with indigenous and non-indigenous understandings of the global extinction crisis. They invite Indigenous artists and performers from the Waterloo region to submit their work for inclusion in this public event. They are considering all artistic formats, including (but not limited to): painting, sculpture, readings (stories, poems, etc), short films, song, dance and ceremony.
BRIDGE was super excited to screen 9 excellent short films in partnership with Grand River Film Festival. The films were selected by Poorna Patange, a student from Waterloo Architecture. Poorna worked with Tamara Louks from GRFF to organize today’s event, so here’s a shout out to them both!