TABLE OF CONTENTS Feb 2013 - 0 comments



Deep Freeze

January 25-June 9, 2013 This exhibition at Harbourfront Centre’s Architecture Gallery in Toronto features the work of Kobayashi + Zedda Architects, Lateral Office and mayer sattler-smith, revealing current creative research that responds to dilemmas faced by Arctic development.

Will Alsop

January 26-February 23, 2013 This exhibition at the Olga Korper Gallery in Toronto features paintings by architect/artist Will Alsop.

Vive la Ville! Hommage à Melvin Charney par ses élèves

January 30-March 17, 2013 This exhibition at the Centre d’exposition de l’Université de Montréal is a tribute to the late architect and artist Melvin Charney, presenting recent work by his former students. 

Mid-Century Icons: Architectural Photography from the Panda Collection

February 1-28, 2013 Taking place at the Taylor Family Digital Library at the University of Calgary, this collection of 50 iconic photographs from 1946 to 1992 includes the work of prominent 20th-century architects Arthur Erickson, Raymond Moriyama, John B. Parkin Associates, I.M. Pei, Mies van der Rohe and Viljo Revell. 

Bernadette Blanchon lecture

February 13, 2013 Versailles-based architect and professor Bernadette Blanchon lectures at 6:30pm at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver.

Room for Tourists

February 15-March 9, 2013 This exhibition by photographer Heather Saitz at the Untitled Art Society’s Satellite Gallery in Calgary is an exploration of the architecture, landscape and changing social meaning of the Canadian mid-century motel.

Large Wood Structures Symposium: Bigger, Better, Faster

February 20, 2013 Organized by Wood WORKS! BC/Canadian Wood Council, this event at the Vancouver Convention Centre West enlightens attendees about heavy timber panels--including architectural and structural design, seismic resistance, connections, fire safety, durability and environmental performance.

Alvin Huang lecture

February 20, 2013 Alvin Huang, founder and principal of emerging contemporary design practice SYNTHESIS, speaks at 6:00pm at the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary.

Oppositions: Architecture on Film

February 21, 2013 This monthly series at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto presents pairings of films that have opposing themes related to issues of design and cultural development. Directors, practitioners and academics will be present for a post-discussion.

Peter Cardew lecture

February 25, 2013 Peter Cardew of Peter Cardew Architects in Vancouver delivers the RAIC Gold Medallist Lecture at 6:30pm at Robson Square in Vancouver.

Martin Rein-Cano lecture 

February 26, 2013 Martin Rein-Cano of TOPOTEK 1 in Berlin delivers a Bulthaup lecture at 6:30pm in Room 103 at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto.

Trevor Boddy lecture

February 26, 2013 Architecture critic and curator Trevor Boddy lectures at 6:00pm in the John A. Russell Building at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture.

Nader Tehrani: Building Pedagogies

February 28, 2013 Taking place at 7:30pm at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon, this lecture by pre-eminent international architect and Head of MIT’s Department of Architecture Nader Tehrani brings invaluable insight into the opportunity of a new school of architecture proposed for the University of Saskatchewan. 

Neuro Logics: The Brain and the Experience of Architecture

March 1-2, 2013 Featuring Sanford Kwinter and Warren Neidich, this symposium takes place at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto.

Nuit Blanche in Montreal

March 2, 2013 Part of the Montreal High Lights Festival, this all-night public art extravaganza invites locals and tourists to enjoy some 170 mostly free activities, all of them linked by a complimentary shuttle service.

Carol Mayer-Reed lecture

March 4, 2013 Carol Mayer-Reed of Mayer/Reed in Portland, Oregon, delivers the Harry J. Webb Lecture at 6:30pm at Robson Square in Vancouver.

Russell Acton lecture 

March 11, 2013 Russell Acton of Acton Ostry Architects in Vancouver lectures at 6:00pm at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.

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