September 5, 2013
by Canadian Architect
Student competitions for Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15 have yielded winners in three schools of architecture: the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto, and the Dalhousie University Faculty of Architecture and Planning.
The winning teams and their projects follow:
Nunavut Health by the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
The winning students are Neil Aspinall and Geoff Cox, selected by a jury comprised of Gwen Healey (QHRC, Iqaluit), Christopher Macdonald (UBC), Gino Pin (PTA, Yellowknife), Matthew Soules (UBC), Simon Taylor (PTA, Yellowknife), and Mason White (AA organizer). The jury event sponsors were UBC SALA and AIBC.
Nunavut Arts by Dalhousie University Faculty of Architecture and Planning
The winning students are Caitlin Biggar, Anders Peacock and Fatima Rehman, selected by a jury comprised of Josh Armstrong (Stantec, Iqaluit), Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory (Qaggiavuut, Iqaluit), Christine Macy (Dalhousie), and Mason White (AA organizer). The jury event sponsors were Dalhousie University and NSAA.
Nunavut Housing by the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto
The winning students are Anamarija Korolj and Leon Lai selected by a jury comprised of Alain Barriault (Nunavut Housing Corp., Iqaluit), Tim Brown (Nunavut Housing Corp., Iqaluit), Ted Kesik (University of Toronto), Bill Semple (Ottawa), and Lola Sheppard (AA organizer). The jury event sponsors were the Daniels Faculty and Nunavut Housing Corporation.
The Université de Montréal (Education) and University of Manitoba (Recreation) launch their competitions in the fall, and the winners will be selected in November.
Each winning student team will develop their projects in collaboration with a Nunavut organization and an architecture firm. The final results will be presented in the Canada Pavilion in Venice from June to November 2014. Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15 will then tour Canada from 2015-2017.
For more information on the winners chosen thus far, please visit www.raic.org/resources_archives/newsletters_bulletins/2013/august/news_e.htm#6. For more information on “Arctic Adaptations” and Sponsors and Partners to date, please visit www.arcticadaptations.ca.
part of the dalhousie team's winning submission