On October 29th, several members of BRIDGE hosted an Art Battle at the storefront on 37 Main Street, opening it up to the community of Cambridge and the School of Architecture as an opportunity to showcase creative talent and to foster support and inspiration between local artists. The BRIDGE Centre for Architecture + Design was […]
Want to get involved with the BRIDGE Centre for Architecture + Design? Here are the people you need to contact, for information, event ideas, social media inquiries and interest in writing for our website. We look forward to hearing from you!
The University of Waterloo School of Architecture will host the first of the series of lectures sponsored by Arriscraft on Thursday Oct 22 at 7pm at the Lawrence Cummings lecture hall. The lecture is titled ‘The Illusion of Stasis in Structures: Recent Findings from Mark West and Pressure Building Laboratories’.
BRIDGE is pleased to announce the annual OAA Society Visit this October 20th 2015 at our Storefront, marking the celebration of Grand Valley Society of Architects’ own book launch entitled ‘Architects Talk: Interviews with Grand Valley Architects’. Please join us at 8pm in the BRIDGE Storefront where OAA President, Toon Dreessen, will address local issues regarding architectural progress in the area and address any concerns from members and the community at large.
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.
BRIDGE gives you all the information you need to register and vote in the 2015 Canadian Federal Elections. Make sure your voice is heard!
This week the BRIDGECast hosts get into discussions about how reading to your child before bed either improves literacy or doesn’t; what the line between being a DJ and Producer has become in this day in age, and we also get into a discussion about how Canadian scientists and researchers are being further censored and muzzled by the Canadian government.
BRIDGE is hosting an Art Battle event at the BRIDGE Storefront on October 29th! We are currently looking for artists and art lovers from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture and the community of Cambridge. Read the post to find out more!
Between 1947 and 1971 Aldo van Eyck designed an estimated 700-860 playgrounds in Amsterdam, forming a massive city-wide network of activity. These places shaped an entire generation, and radically shifted the approach to urbanism, turning the top-down modernist approach of the time on its head.
Opportunity in Absence: Activating Vacant Space in The Temporary City Abstract by Zak Fish The vacant buildings in Cambridge await new uses as traditional commercial activity has shifted to the sprawl that defines the landscape between the city’s historic cores. Downtown businesses have been replaced by big-box suburban developments, leaving the question, what will fill […]