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Congratulations to Jeramee Fajardo this year’s recipient of the Mel Michener Architectural Fellowship

December 16, 2022 — 
Jeramee Fajardo, M.Arch student is this year’s recipient of the Mel Michener Architectural Fellowship. 

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Winnipeg Free Press: UM project hopes to turn fungi, moulds into walls, insulation to address First Nations housing shortage

December 12, 2022 — 
Mercedes Garcia-Holguera walks up the front steps of a white shed in the southwest corner of the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. It’s among many other structures scattered throughout the area, next to a gravel road, with no signs or windows hinting at what might be inside. “Prepare your nose,” she says, opening the door.

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Faculty of Architecture

In the news: FAUM alumni recognized with 2022 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence

December 12, 2022 — 
Congratulations to FAUM alumni who were among the recipients of 2022 Awards of Excellence announced by Canadian Architect.

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Robert Allsopp speaking at the MLA 50th Anniversary Event

Faculty of Architecture

MLA 50th Anniversary | Homecoming Gathering

December 6, 2022 — 
The Homecoming Event as part of the Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) 50th Anniversary was held on the evening of September 23, 2022. After two and a half years of remote celebrations, this event was a reunion in multiple ways; back in person, bonding with former classmates and department members, and linking new and old friendships. Around 100 attendees celebrated 50 years of learning and teaching landscape architecture in Manitoba.

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Woman with technology glowing in her head, looking up, with hand on chin.

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Pondering the future of AI and Machine Learning

November 29, 2022 — 
“We want our grads to be both skilled and critically reflective.” - Kari Kumar

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community participating in community planting in the front lawn of the John A. Russell Building

Faculty of Architecture

LOTS OF BULBS | MLA 50th Anniversary Community Planting

November 21, 2022 — 
18,500 bulbs of the Master of Landscape Architecture 50th Anniversary bulb mixture were planted from Friday, October 28 to Wednesday, November 2, 2022 – just before the temperatures dropped and snow fell.

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Photo of woman with a tablet uses a giant touch screen in the air.

Extended Education

Preparing for a future powered by technology

November 10, 2022 — 
“Algorithms and data sets are becoming part of the new business model. They require new skills and new ways of learning.” - Rod Lastra

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Reflective structure created by Master of Architecture students

Faculty of Architecture

M.Arch Students Meet Challenge of Placemaking

October 11, 2022 — 
How can you turn the world upside down? reflect a city in a threshold? and map everything that’s delicious? Simple! Challenge architecture students to make timely and engaging public places – in two weeks, with two grand!

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‘TeamBIOM_Lab’ Team members from left to right: Leonardo Tellez Gonzalez (MITACS Intern), Dominico IV Obmerga (Undergraduate research assistant), Magdiel Antonio Ramos (MITACS Intern), Mercedes Garcia-Holguera (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture), Jessica Piper (Research Assistant), Vyas Gopal (Undergraduate Research Assistant)

Winnipeg Free Press: U of M lab combines research and art in illuminating exhibition that’s bubbling with creativity

September 22, 2022 — 
'BIOM_Lab is a new research laboratory at the U of M dedicated to exploring the possibilities of biomaterials within design'

Alina Bilonozhko and Cole Marotta with Prof. Lisa Landrum outside the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, Sept. 2, 2022. Photo: Denis (Libao) Wang.

Faculty of Architecture

Game Changing Exhibit in the Exchange

September 2, 2022 — 
Showcased at the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, the exhibition celebrated early women graduates from UManitoba’s Faculty of Architecture, and highlighted topics of diversity and inclusion beyond binaries, beyond borders and toward Indigenous sovereignty.

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