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The Winnipeg sign at The Forks lit blue and yellow in support of Ukraine | Photo courtesy of Mayor Brian Bowman

Faculty of Architecture News

Global Winnipeg: Architecture students show their warming hut at The Forks

January 26, 2024 — 
Global Winnipeg: Architecture students show their warming hut at The Forks

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Image of James Kinoshita in front of his home with plants and a stone patio in the background.

Faculty of Architecture News

James Kinoshita (BArch/56) : The Modest Man Behind Modernist Icons

January 26, 2024 — 
Icons often represent a city. The Statue of Liberty for New York. The Eiffel Tower for Paris. The Opera House for Sydney. These beacons are more than art or architecture: they represent the collective aspirations of a people, a place, a slice of time when everything seemed possible.

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Faculty of Architecture - John A. Russell Building

Faculty of Architecture News

Winnipeg Free Press: A feast for span fans

January 22, 2024 — 
Winnipeg Free Press: A feast for span fans

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Reviewing research on computer monitors

Research and International News

Emerging Researcher Spotlight Series launches February 1

January 15, 2024 — 
The inaugural Emerging Researcher Spotlight symposium on February 1 offers a compelling look into new and developing areas of research at UM.

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Two people looking at artwork.

New year, new arts and culture season

January 8, 2024 — 
Get ready for a new year of arts and culture at the University of Manitoba. After an amazing Fall Term of gallery exhibitions, theatre productions and concerts, the upcoming slate of programming is sure to inspire and entertain. Here is a roundup of just some of what’s happening in the next few months.

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UM Undergraduate Research Showcase winners with Mario Pinto, Vice-President (Research and International)

Research and International News

2023 Undergraduate Research Showcase highlights student achievement at UM

November 6, 2023 — 
On Tuesday October 31, more than 100 UM undergraduate students shared their research findings at the inaugural Undergraduate Research Showcase

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Collage of Faculty of Architecture Co-op students.

Faculty of Architecture News

Building Careers with FAUM CO-OP Summer 2023!

September 15, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Architecture's Co-op Program had yet another successful year!

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Faculty of Architecture News

MASTER OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS WIN SECOND PLACE AT INTERNATIONAL POSTER COMPETITION

August 31, 2023 — 
Master of Landscape Architecture students Matthew Glowacki and Gel Illagan have been awarded 2nd place in the international DLA 2023 Student Poster Competition. The competition has been part of the 24th Annual Digital Landscape Architecture Conference in Dessau, Germany. The theme of the competition was "Future Resilient Landscapes". Students were invited to showcase their work by submitting a poster presenting landscape architecture visualization techniques “fueled by experimental communication …, while exploring the boundaries of digital techniques in landscape architecture”. (Competition brief)

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In memory of Professor Alexander Rattray Founder and First Head Department of Landscape Architecture Faculty of Architecture 50 Years of Learning and Teaching Landscape Architecture in Manitoba 1972-2022

Faculty of Architecture News

MLA 50th Anniversary Celebration: TREEMORIAL

August 21, 2023 — 
Old-grown trees provide shade, store carbon and memories. The Department of Landscape Architecture celebrated its 50th Anniversary with events throughout the 2022/23 academic year. A tree planting on May 30th in remembrance of 50 years of learning and teaching landscape architecture in Manitoba and of Alexander Rattray, founder and first head of the Department of Landscape Architecture, was the final event of the half-of-a-century celebrations. This horticultural initiative by Dietmar Straub was intended to be a humble but long-lasting contribution to the Fort Garry Campus tree canopy and people’s memory.

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View of an Inukshuk with snowy, rocky landscape.

Faculty of Architecture News

Building on Ice: Faculty of Architecture Co-op in Iqaluit

July 26, 2023 — 
From September 2022 to April 2023, Master of Architecture student Dallin Chicoine worked with the Government of Nunavut as a Facility Planner. This is the second time a Faculty of Architecture student earned a work term placement with Nunavut’s Capital Projects Division through the Cooperative Education program. (See “Appreciating the North” Sept. 2017). Having completed a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in Spring 2022, this Co-op work term helped Dallin launch his graduate studies with real world experience in a remarkable setting, while gaining technical, environmental and cultural skills crucial to a future design career.

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