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David Penner Head Shot

Faculty of Architecture

In Memoriam: David Penner

January 17, 2020 — 
Well-known Winnipeg architect and Faculty of Architecture alumnus, David Penner passed away on January 7, 2020.


Barthelemy Nirlungayuk from Kuugaaruk, Nunavut explaining that there is a fish weir

Faculty of Architecture

Designing Pathways

January 13, 2020 — 
Informing Indigenous Planning and Design within the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Architecture and beyond


Office of Sustainability

Invent for the Planet coming to UM

January 13, 2020 — 
Invent for the Planet, a sustainability focused 48-Hour international idea and design competition, is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) from all faculties and post-secondary institutions across Manitoba.

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C.A.S.T. Winter 2020 Researcher in Residence

Faculty of Architecture

C.A.S.T Welcomes Winter 2020 Researcher in Residence Frederik Petersen!

January 9, 2020 — 
Frederik Petersen is a London-based Danish fine art photographer, architect, teacher and maker. His residency at C.A.S.T will be devoted to exploring the technical and aesthetic potentials of compactos and inflatables in pre-cast fabric formed structures.


Office of Sustainability

UM Sustainability Awards

December 8, 2019 — 
The UM Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students, staff and faculty to advance our campus commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability.

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Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture students participate in Indigenous cultural awareness day

November 12, 2019 — 
Students in the first year Environmental Design Program participated in a Cultural Awareness Session & Tipi Building Workshop at Cedar Lake Ranch, Manitoba

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Winners in the 15th annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition with (far right) Dr. Digvir Jayas (VP Research and International) and (far left) Dr. Jay Doering (Associate VP Partnerships)

Poster competition celebrates student research

October 29, 2019 — 
Nearly 100 judges queried the more than 140 budding researchers about their projects

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Rooted in Clay

Faculty of Architecture


October 8, 2019 — 
Gardens play a leading role in the creative work of Professors Dietmar Straub and Anna Thurmayr.

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Food Systems Research Group

Do you want food system change on campus?

October 1, 2019 — 
To celebrate World Food Day at the University of Manitoba, the Food Systems Research Group, in collaboration with the Winnipeg Food Council, is holding a campus food system transformation workshop Oct 16. 

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The Keystone Professional: University of Manitoba’s Design Build Collaboration with Shoal Lake 40

September 24, 2019 — 
Eleven students from the two faculties had the unique opportunity to work with Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, an Indigenous community located on Shoal Lake at the Manitoba and Ontario border to collaboratively design and build a feasting pavilion that acts as a place of celebration and memorial, a project chosen by the community

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