Illustrious Chinese architect Peter Guo-hua Fu, M.Arch’91, announced a $12-million gift to the McGill School of Architecture, which will be renamed, in perpetuity, the Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture. READ MORE
Prof. Robert Mellin has been elected President of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. The RCA is an honorary organization of established professional artists and designers from all regions of Canada. Members practice in more than thirty visual arts disciplines including but not limited to painting, print-making, architecture, sculpture, design, photography, ceramics, film, video, and digital art. READ MORE
On Thursday, April 6, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced a $50,000 grant to help TeamMTL participate in the Solar Decathlon China 2018. The team, which consists of students from McGill and Concordia Universities, will build a prototype of a high-performance row house that it designed for the urban Canadian market. READ MORE
"On Thursday, May 4, the Honorable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced $126 million in funding for 142 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at universities across Canada. Fifteen CRCs valued at $12 million went to McGill faculty." One of the McGill CRCs is Prof. David Theodore: Tier 2 – Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Health, and Computation. READ MORE
Adjunct Professor Andrew King has been elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and will be inducted into the College at the RAIC/OAA Festival in Ottawa on May 24-27, 2017. READ MORE
Prof. Annmarie Adams and John Bentley Mays are the recipients of the 2017 President’s Medal for Media in Architecture given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC.) This award recognizes storytelling about buildings and cities that promotes understanding of architecture and the role of architects in the daily lives of Canadians.