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Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture launches new Podcast to celebrate ideas, design and culture

October 15, 2020 — 
PRAIRIE DESIGN LAB a podcast on ideas, design, and culture by the Faculty of Architecture University of Manitoba and Terry MacLeod

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Connery Friesen

Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture student wins A+ Azure Design Award

October 7, 2020 — 
M.Arch student Connery Friesen wins student award for his project titled “In the Spirit of Shibui: Re-Animating the Ruins of Fukushima”

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Faculty of Architecture

Barkman Concrete Student Design Competition Announcement

September 16, 2020 — 
The 2020 - 2021 Barkman Concrete Student Design Competition task is to design, layout, and detail steps or stairs to the sunken patio on the northside of the Architecture 2 Building.

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6 students sitting on the front steps of their home

Faculty of Architecture

COVID-19 Prompts Unique Living and Learning Solutions

September 9, 2020 — 
In response to predicted studio closures throughout the 2020 - 2021 school year, a group of fourth-year Faculty of Architecture undergrads decided to form their own studio environment. To accommodate COVID-19 protocols, the group had to think creatively; this studio space will also be their home.

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Cheyenne Thomas speaking at podium

Faculty of Architecture

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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Desautels Faculty of Music

The acoustics of Iceland

January 27, 2020 — 
Ís, an interactive installation, the result of a collaboration between the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Architecture and Desautels Faculty of Music, was on display Jan. 29th - Feb. 5th

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Engineering and Architecture students and faculty pose outside of a structure in progress.

Indigenous

Proposals for the 2019 Indigenous Initiatives Fund are now being accepted

November 12, 2019 — 
The Indigenous Initiative Funds are open to faculties, schools, colleges, libraries and administrative units to support unit-based projects that further the Indigenous Achievement goals and priorities outlined in Taking Our Place, the U of M’s Strategic Plan

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Star Phoenix: Collaboration, Indigenous knowledge at heart of Muskrat House project

September 4, 2019 — 
Reanna Merasty, a member of Barren Lands First Nation and an architecture graduate student at the University of Manitoba who worked on the project, said she appreciated that the development process involved community, Indigenous knowledge, sustainability, and regional influences in the materials

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Faculty of Architecture

ZigZag Design as a Concrete Answer to Vehicular Attacks

March 1, 2019 — 
Winning student competition design put into production

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Faculty of Architecture

First year success for Cooperative Education

November 19, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Architecture's Co-op/I Program is in full swing and had a number of successes to celebrate during it's first year.

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