Kyle’s thesis ‘States of Dependency’ is concerned with exploring architectures relationship to socio-political and ethnographic conflict within Jerusalem. Specifically, the work examines the districts of west and east Musrara, sites just to the north of the Old City, and reimagines the civic function of the no-mans land that runs between them. The project works to literally bridge the Israeli western half and the Palestinian eastern half of this area, and explores the educational and civic role that a truly public space may provide in this context. Kyle’s defence will take place on Friday January 15th, 2016 at 9 30 AM in ARC 2003.
Students Tin Huang, Chris Hardy and Sneha Sumanth interview Dr. Ila Berman about ‘Material Matters’, an exhibition that took place in Design at Riverside in the fall of 2015, and showcased five design firms that innovate in the combination of material experimentation and digital fabrication.
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 […]
In an intriguing and engaging discussion, Eveline Lam interviews Ciguë, a Montreuil based interior architecture firm that is eagerly sought out for their distinctive creativity in transforming unassuming materials into unexpected tableaus. Alphonse Sarthout sheds some light on how the firm came to be started while the founders were still in architecture school and how their unique methodology and collaboration with artisans contributed to the success of their agency.
As part of a series of selected projects from this past summer’s 2B studio (ARC 293), Brenda Reid proposes [UN]ZOO – a strategy to repair the Don’s ecosystems in conjunction with human presence. The site for this studio was the the Don Valley, a ravine in Toronto that forms part of the Don River watershed. From site strategy to façade details Brenda designs the buildings to be a structure respectful to human and animal needs.
BRIDGE is pleased to be a part of ArtCOP21 Waterloo Region as we celebrate the efforts of the UN Climate Change conference with a global initiative of the arts. This is a Call for Submissions for an art show we will be hosting – Inspired by Change: The People’s Climate Art – opening on November 30th. Submission deadline is November 16th.
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.