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Unstacking the Deck: A Game of Change

April 26, 2022 — 
Unstacking the Deck, a euphemism for breaking down biases, consists of a double deck of playing cards featuring early women architects who studied and worked in Manitoba: from the first woman B.Arch graduate from the University of Manitoba in 1932, to women who began careers in Manitoba in the 1960-70s.

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Rainbow overheard of designed garden monument.

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Team Wreford’s design was chosen for LGBTQ2+ National Monument in Ottawa

March 29, 2022 — 
Monument captures both the sombre past and hope for a better future.

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2022 Faculty of Architecture Warming Hut

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A Warmer Place: a warming table for those living with homelessness

February 1, 2022 — 
A collaboration between the Faculty of Architecture, The Forks, Thunderbird House, Brook McIlroy Architects, Sputnik Architecture, and 0812 Building Solutions creates a Warming Hut design to help those living with homelessness.

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Dominico presenting via zoom

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Faculty of Architecture students excel in Undergraduate Research Posters

January 31, 2022 — 
Environmental Design students have earned first, second and third place awards for their submissions to the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition in the Creative Works category.

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Alumni donation sparks Indigenous Success Fund

January 28, 2022 — 
A generous donation from the family of Laura Fyles (B.I.D./1993) and Brent Whitby (B.E.S./1990, M.Arch./1994) initiates Faculty of Architecture Indigenous Success Fund

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Meet Andria Langi, 2021 Manitoba Association of Architects Medal recipient and Saba Mirhosseini, 2021-2022 Manitoba Association of Architects Recruitment Award recipient

January 11, 2022 — 
Each year, the Manitoba Association of Architects offers a scholarship to attract excellent students to pursue graduate studies in Architecture at the University of Manitoba and a convocation medal to the graduate student with the best Comprehensive Design project or thesis. 

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Archimagination – Architecture faculty, students and alumni contribute to the 2021 Venice Biennale

December 13, 2021 — 
How will we live together? – This was the question posed by the 17th International Architecture Biennale, which ran from May 22 to November 21, 2021, in Venice and virtual venues. While the pandemic and related crises keep pushing people apart, this forum fostered ways of imagining a more livable world together.

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Beige image with pens and pencils reading: "Faculty of Architecture writing tutor."

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FAUM Announces Faculty Writing Tutor

November 1, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Architecture is pleased to announce that it will provide its students with the opportunity to work with an in-house academic writing tutor.

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Experiential learning thrives in the Faculty of Architecture

October 22, 2021 — 
Faculty of Architecture Summer 2021 Co-op/I Report

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Graphic Scores

October 7, 2021 — 
In collaboration with the School of Music, Master of Interior Design students create a composition and performance of a piece of music by utilizing techniques and structures of contemporary music such as unconventional performance and vocal techniques, modified instruments and sound sources other than conventional musical instruments.

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