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Loving the Challenge: Architecture Co-op in the North

July 30, 2020 — 
Since September 2019, Master of Architecture student Fatima Naeem has been working as an architectural intern with Stantec Architecture Ltd. in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, as part of the Cooperative Education / Integrated work program (Co-op/I).

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Architecture Competition Legendary Bird Home 2020 2nd prize winners – University of Manitoba

July 28, 2020 — 
We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the 2nd prize winners of our “Legendary Bird Home 2020” competition - Kenyo Jacob Musa, Ifta Khairul Ridan and Thai Cao Nguyen from Canada!

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Respected Leader Dr. Jonathan Beddoes retires from his position of Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and the Price Faculty of Engineering

July 6, 2020 — 
After nine years in the role of Dean in the Price Faculty of Engineering and five years as Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Dr. Jonathan Beddoes is retiring.

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The four team members of Brook McIlroy's Indigenous Design Studio are part of a small but growing number of Indigenous architects in Canada. From left, Danielle Desjarlais, Rachelle Lemieux, Ryan Gorrie and Reanna Merasty

CBC: Indigenous architects say they are in high demand, and hope to recruit more students

June 22, 2020 — 
"I think that's a really big move for the university itself to begin talking about this and implementing these ideas and truth into our studio courses and all of our courses," said Faculty of Architecture alumna Danielle Desjarlais.

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Cheyenne Thomas speaking at podium

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CAFÉ Montage

May 27, 2020 — 
This short video montage synthesizes highlights from the CAFÉ Prairie forum and the Nation-to-Nation conversation on Indigenous principles, perspectives and practices in shaping Canada’s architecture

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Help where it’s needed

May 25, 2020 — 
A seemingly unlikely collaboration between the faculties of science and architecture produces face shields for Winnipeg pediatricians

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Manitoba’s Rent Assist program offers housing solution during COVID-19

May 4, 2020 — 
Manitoba’s Rent Assist, a housing allowance program launched in 2014, offers a model that could be the foundation of a national or provincial response to support renters during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nishant Balakrishnan wears his invention, clips attached to sunglass frames that hold a protective shield

An ingenious invention in need of a maker

April 17, 2020 — 
UM engineer designs simple clips to help more people have protective gear during COVID outbreak

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Thurmayr and Straub on the cover

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A Sense of Anarchy in the Pantheon of Norm Breakers

March 27, 2020 — 
The Radical Landscape Architecture of Straub Thurmayr

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Nation-to-Nation Indigenous Architecture panel

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Architecture Students Lead Conversation on Indigenous Perspectives, Principles and Practices in Shaping Canada’s Architecture

March 24, 2020 — 
Nation-to-Nation: A conversation on Indigenous Principles, Perspectives and Practices in Shaping Canada's Architecture

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