City of Wind: Exposing the Invisible Kim Adamek Strong winds have breached the city walls. A set of iron chairs launch toward a couple passing an outdoor patio. Bags of groceries fling from unsuspecting hands and scatter across the sidewalk. A group of cyclists swerve onto a busy road as they pass a newly constructed […]
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.
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.
UWSA Grad Louis-Pierre Bélec has placed second in the biennial Labjovem competition in the Azores. His project, Angra360º, repurposes an abandoned silo and granary in the city of Angra do Heroísmo on the island of Terceira. The work will be exhibited in multiple locations throughout the Azores, mainland Portugal and beyond this year.
This upcoming Thursday is the Summer Art Battle! This event is always a lot of fun with a lot of great artists. We are looking forward to many of you to come out and support BRIDGE and this great community event next week. The art battle takes place in our storefront at 35- 37 […]
The University of Waterloo’s Hyperloop student team, “Waterloop,” is advancing to the final round of the SpaceX competition. The team includes students from Architecture, Engineering, and Physics. This August, the team will bring their built pod design prototype to be tested on a one-mile track outside of SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.
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.
Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Grand River Film Festival has partnered with BRIDGE for an exhibition of film related works. Position, an exploration of what it means to be an architect through various media will combine the components of film and design. We will be screening 9 short films from around the world that have been made by an array of architects, students and film makers. The event aims to present architecture through film, attempting to find the role of the architect.
Jaliya’s thesis explores the meaning of home, and the role it plays in his relationship to architecture. It rests in the transitional space between Canada and his native Sri Lanka, where he spent three months rediscovering his connection to his birthplace. His thesis is entitled Monsoon Notebook, and it records, presents and re-presents his travels as a means of architectural grounding and self-discovery.
Studio Soundtrack features five songs selected by a student at Waterloo Architecture. This week, Caelin Schneider takes us west to Seattle. Things may have settled down after the heyday of the 90’s, but the Seattle sound is as alive and well as ever. When it is overcast 200 days a year, you spend a lot of time sitting inside making music.