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MAA e-Bulletin

// January 2012

No. 2

Every building has an Architect. Movement Disorder Clinic | Architect: Cohlmeyer Architecture.

Every building has an Architect. Movement Disorder Clinic | Architect: Cohlmeyer Architecture.


Upcoming Events

10x20x20

Luca Roncoroni LRA Architecture & Design / Norway
Karen Shanski & Eduardo Aquino [Superficial Studio] U of M / Faculty of Architecture
Warren Carther Director / Carther Studio Inc. / Glass Artist
Mark West Founding Director / Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology [C.A.S.T.] University of Manitoba / Faculty of Architecture
Monica Giesbrecht Principal / Hilderman Thomas Frank Cram Landscape Architecture & Planning
Mjölk architekti Czech Republic
Kevin Erickson KNEstudio / New York Professor / University of Illinois
Frank Albo Cambridge Architectural Historian / Author
Roy Talmon & Noa Biran Talmon Biran architecture studio / Israel
Jason Baerg Visual Artist / Media Producer

10x20x20 will also be exhibiting the work of Architecture Thesis Students from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba. 10x20x20 is an event intended to encourage a dialogue among the creative community about ideas, issues and events.

January 27th at the WAG.

Admission is free, doors open at 7pm and presentations commence at 8 pm. Come early and stay late. DJ Neu will be playing before and after the presentations Bar opens at 7 pm. Seating is limited.

http://10x20x20.blogspot.com/

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Envirographic Architecture
Smout Allen, London, UK
Mark Smout and Laura Allen are Senior Lecturers at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. We focus on the dynamic relationship between the natural and the man made and how this can be revealed to enhance the experience of the architectural landscape.

January 23 to March 2

Arch 2 Gallery


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Food for Thought MICHAEL MOXAM

Thu Jan 26, 12 pm

Centre Space


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Cultural Event Lecture BRANKO KOLAREVIC

Tue Jan 31, 6 pm

Centre Space


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Atmosphere 2012 EXPERIENCING THE EVERYDAY
Atmosphere symposium will explore the intangible and overlooked dimensions of design, planning and architecture - those difficult to pin down, document, or record with conventional instruments and methodologies.

Feb 9-11

REGISTER ONLINE NOW
http://www.atmos.ca


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Continuing Education

The Architectural and Building Technologists Association of Manitoba (ABTAM) Present:

THE LATEST IN PRECAST CONCRETE PRODUCTS
Presented by Wayne Wiebe Winnipeg Sales Manager Barkman Concrete

Hear about Barkman’s newest products including glass fibre reinforced concrete furniture, manufactured stone veneer and hardscapes (concrete pavers, retaining walls, interlocking stone).

7:00 pm January 31st, 2012
2nd Floor of Manitoba Hall Room 70 The University of Winnipeg

Coffee and dainties served. Space is limited. RSVP via email by January 27th: abtam.info@gmail.com


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CMHC WORKSHOP: EQuilibrium™: Healthy Housing for a Healthy Environment
EQuilibrium™ is a national sustainable housing demonstration initiative, created and led by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), that strives to balance our housing needs with those of our natural environment.

Tue Feb 7, 8 am - 12 pm

Limited seating. Registration closes February 4. Contact Doug Clark, Executive Director, Partners Program at clarkd@cc.umanitoba.ca to reserve your spot.

http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/yohoyohe/yohoyohe_001.cfm


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AIR BARRIER RODEO
The Manitoba Building Envelope Council (MBEC), the Manitoba Chapter, Canada Green Building Council (MBCaGBC) and Red River College (CARSI) are holding our 2nd Air Barrier Rodeo Workshop. Join us to explore the latest in design, installation and performance of multiple air barrier assemblies and test the newest products available.

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012-All Day!
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Campus (CARSI Building)

The deadline to register is February 1st, 2012

Contact the Manitoba Building Envelope Council for more information: http://www.mb-bec.ca/.


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LEED Canada for Homes: Program Review
This full-day workshop provides essential knowledge of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Canada for Homes Rating System. It provides the foundation required for more advanced LEED Canada for Homes training. Group activities help demonstrate and reinforce learning.

Feb 23

http://www.cagbc.org/source/Events/Event.cfm?EVENT=HM12WI0223&section=Education


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Upcoming Deadlines

March 1st, postmark deadline

Assistance to Practitioners, Critics and Curators of Architecture
This grant program ($20 000 max) is available to individuals and firms, for the public presentation of contemporary, Canadian works of architecture.

Application guidelines and form.


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Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture
The Prix de Rome ($50 000) is awarded to a young architectural practitioner or firm that has shown exceptional promise in their first buildings. Laureates travel around the world to hone their skills.

Application guidelines and form.


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Ronald J. Thom Award for Early Design Achievement
The successful candidate must demonstrate sensitivity to architecture's allied arts, crafts and professions within the context of an integrated built environment. These include landscape architecture, interior design, furniture design, graphic design and decorative arts.

Application guidelines and form.


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J.B.C. Watkins Award
The J.B.C. Watkins Award ($5 000) is available to Canadian architectural graduates pursuing further studies at a foreign institution.

Application guidelines and form.


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February 1st and April 1st, postmark deadlines


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Travel Grants
Travel Grants ($500 - $2 500) are awarded to architects and independent critics and curators to research an exhibition or publication project, or present their work to the public. Deadlines throughout the year, see website.

Application guidelines and form.


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Contact:
Brigitte Desrochers Architecture Officer,
Visual Arts Section
613-566-4414 or 1-800-263-5588, ext. 5270
E-mail: brigitte.desrochers@canadacouncil.ca


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About the e-Bulletin

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