Evelyn Hofmann (MArch candidate) and Nick Revington (PhD Planning candidate) collaborated on a photo essay last fall recently published on the Berkley Planning Journal’s blog The Urban Fringe.
BRIDGE is proud to play host to a report prepared by two graduate students, Mona Dai and Allegra Friesen, on the subject of critical feedback at our school.
The River is for Washing Carpets Safira Lakhani Contemporary peacebuilding, notably as it is practiced in Afghanistan, consistently fails to address local needs in favour of international priorities for global security. Despite the significant presence of foreign agencies and aid mechanisms in the country, peace in Afghanistan remains elusive. Any semblance of peace achieved is neither durable, nor sustainable, particularly because of […]
What Makes a Space a Place? Waterloo School of Architecture July 4 – 26, 2017 Led by Jonathan Friedman of PARTISANS Architects, a team of Waterloo Architecture students will create a site-specific built installation on the outdoor plaza at the Gardiner Museum of Ceramics. Coinciding with Waterloo Architecture’s 50th anniversary, visitors will be invited to […]
Scapegoat Journal Launch @ Bridge Centre for Architecture and Design Monday June 19, 2017* Drinks 8:30 PM* Talk 9:05 PM Join Issue Editor Christie Pearson, Contributors Marie-Paule Macdonald, Kurt Kraler, and Marcin Kedzior, Double Double Land founder Daniel Vila, and Scapegoat Board Members Adrian Blackwell and Jane Hutton, for drinks and a discussion about […]
Embracing or Not Enclosing Caelin Schneider The simultaneously archaic and hypermodern “archetypal fact” of twenty first century architecture and urbanism will be the enclosure, the wall, the barrier, the gate, the fence, the fortress. -Lieven De Cauter I no longer know what there is behind the wall, I no longer know there is a wall, […]
The Reflexive Urban Fabric The Re-Imagining of Toronto’s Urban Rail Corridor Andrew Cole The thesis The Reflexive Urban Fabric: The Re-imagining of Toronto’s Rail Corridor is concerned with architecture’s role in shaping infrastructural systems into designed composite networks that respond to local, social, and ecological conditions. Infrastructural systems present a dichotomy between the technical and cultural influences that are inseparable from urban planning. […]
Mediations of Shattered Water Environmental Intimacy & the Dissolution of the Self Kate Holbrook-Smith In a time of accelerated environmental degradation, a human-centric approach to engagement has engendered a pervasive cultural passivity towards the environment. This fatalistic detachment amplified by technological advances and, in Canada, the vastness of our landscape demands that we reanimate our […]
BRIDGE is taking a look back at the last year in A Year of Things, an exhibition that frames three terms of student and academic life through artifacts of historic value. We are now taking submissions from anyone and everyone who has produced posters, graphic design, or physical objects (models or otherwise) that represent, in […]
Tactics to Tiny Finding Your Way Home Sheng Wu To minimize our personal living space goes against our North American culture and values, one that has been built upon our abundance of space and excess of material goods. In our “bigger is better” culture, homes have continued to grow larger in the past decades despite […]