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Faculty of Architecture

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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Faculty of Architecture

FAUM students win first prize and merit awards in the LYCEUM Competition

July 5, 2023 — 
Michael Fitzpatrick wins first prize and Brock Dueck wins a merit award under the competition hosted by LYCEUM this year, Old Town Mall - Reimagined. As the final project of their Environmental Design, Landscape and Urbanism studio, Emergent Futures, they worked with professor Marcella Eaton to respond to the design challenge of reimagining Old Town Mall in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 

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Making space

June 20, 2023 — 
How designated 'maker spaces' are boosting student creativity in science and architecture

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Colin Neufeld, Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic.


Meet the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement recipients

June 8, 2023 — 
Learn about the journey of the principals of 5468796 Architecture Inc. from students to world-renowned architects

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New book: Landscape Fascinations and Provocations edited by Prof. Brenda J. Brown

Faculty of Architecture

Landscape Fascinations and Provocations edited by Prof. Brenda J. Brown

May 17, 2023 — 
Prof. Brenda Brown has published the book, Landscape Fascinations and Provocations: Reading Robert B. Riley (LSU Press,2023).


Seven headshots representing each of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.


2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients revealed

May 1, 2023 — 
Meet the honourees for the upcoming September celebration

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School of Art

Art, design and planning students showcase work at two exhibitions this week

April 25, 2023 — 
Friday is a big night for art, design and planning students at UM. On April 28, the School of Art and the Faculty of Architecture will be transformed into galleries where students will be sharing their works with the public.

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Eight UM courses that’ll get you hands-on with climate change and make you a better Earth citizen 

April 19, 2023 — 
So you want to be a better Earth citizen. Good. We have a course for that. Lots of them, really.

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Faculty of Architecture


April 18, 2023 — 
Academic and industry researchers from around the world are invited to submit proposals to participate in the upcoming Research in Residence program at The Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology (C.A.S.T.) in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba.

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Faculty of Architecture

DIN Projects works with MMF to open transitional housing unit in downtown Winnipeg

March 29, 2023 — 

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