University’s Place in Calgary, Design Matters

The University’s Place In Calgary
Tuesday April 2nd, 6 PM – Science Theaters 145

In conjunction with the NDP club at the university, we present a discussion with Calgary Alderman Brian Pincott and David Couroux – a planner and professor at the U of C.

What role should the U of C play in Calgary? Should the University be more separate or more integrated in the city? What could be done to better join the U of C with the greater Calgary area?

Join the event here:

Design Matters with Leon van Schaik

Wednesday, April 3rd, 6-7:30 PM – University of Calgary Downtown Campus (906 8 Avenue S.W.)

Leon van Schaik is Professor of Architecture at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Melbourne, Australia, where he holds an Innovation Chair in practice-based research in design.

Leon promotes local and international architectural culture through practice-based research, focusing on creating and sustaining innovative communities of practice. In 2006 the General Division of the Order of Australia made him an Officer (AO) for his service to architecture as an academic, practitioner and educator, and to the community through involvement with a wide range of boards and organisations related to architecture, culture and the arts.

Join us for this year’s final Design Matters lecture as Leon explores Design Practice Research: how we release the ‘sealed cognitive research capital’ in established and successful creative practice.

Design Matters lecture qualify for AAA ongoing learning credits. Admission is free for students and $5 for non-students. For more information, click here


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