Dalhousie University

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Nom du carrefour de recherche: 

School of Architecture

Renseignements généraux

Type d'organisation: 
Institution/faculté/département à l’origine de sa fondation: 

Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Dalhousie University

Année d’établissement: 


Objectifs/pôle d'intérêt/mandat/mission: 

To educate students who plan to become professional architects. The central activity is architectural design. Students examine historical and contemporary buildings in Canada and abroad, and respond through the design of new architectural projects.

Associés/partenaires/autres disciplines: 

There is also a School of Planning in the Faculty.

Agences/organismes de financement: 

Some faculty members have research grants from SSHRC, CFI, and Canada Council

Domaines de spécialisation: 

The curriculum has five streams:

1. Design: building design, urban design

2. Representation: drawing, modeling, computer applications

3. Humanities: history, theory, research, criticism

4. Technology: construction, structure, environmental systems

5. Professional practice: professional responsibility, office management, co-op work terms

Autres activités: 

Free Labs (design-build), exchange program (Portugal)

Chercheurs et leur domaine de recherche: 
Sarah Bonnemaison: lightweight structures, architectural installations, motion studies
Diogo Burnay: public design practice, architectural tectonics
Ted Cavanagh: design-build, coastal planning, history of technology
Susan Fitzgerald: institutional and residential design practice, productive urban landscapes
Patrick Kelly: multimedia in design, archaeoastronomy
Richard Kroeker: sustainable building strategies, community architecture
Brian Lilley: ecology and program in design, facade design, interactive environments
Brian MacKay-Lyons: private homes, urban design
Christine Macy: modern architecture, cultural identity, urban design and systems
Steven Mannell: sustainability, building construction, public works
Roger Mullin: coastal environments, design-build, representation 
Stephen Parcell: history and philosophy of architecture, representation
Austin Parsons: wood technology, building performance 
Niall Savage: residential and public buildings, affordable housing
Talbot Sweetapple: cultural and educational design practice
Catherine Venart: site and landscape representation, urban design
Cristina Verissimo: public and private design practice, sustainable materials
Programmes offerts: 

Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies

Master of Architecture

BEDS + MArch = accredited professional degree

Information sur les personnes-ressources

Adresse municipale: 
School of Architecture, Dalhousie University
5410 Spring Garden Road
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Adresse postale: 
School of Architecture, Dalhousie University
5410 Spring Garden Road
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Numéro de téléphone principal: 

(902) 494-3971

Numéro de télécopieur principal: 

(902) 423-6672

Adresses courriel: 

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