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					  The Roadshow                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               8 schools of architecture
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               10 days
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     Landscapes of Canada
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Roadshow brings together nine critical architects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             from across Canada. This group will travel and lecture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             together, delivering public presentations of their work at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             eight Canadian schools of architecture. The Roadshow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             is conceived of as one tour/one event, with each venue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             building momentum for the next. At every stop, each of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                lisa rapoport                                                                                                                                                                                                                the nine architects will present one project and articulate
                                             heather howat                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the project’s engagement within a consistent framework
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of different context(s) around which intentionality and


    01. Battersby Howat                                                                                                                      04. PLANT Architect                                                                                                                                       randy cohen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             meaning emerged, allowing for an understanding of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             points of confluence and difference between various
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             forms of architectural practice.


                                                                             vancouver, bc
                                                                                                                                                                         toronto, on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               marc boutin                                          07. Atelier Big City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 manon asselin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             montréal, qc
                      02. Marc Boutin Architectural Collaboartive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             08. Atelier TAG
                                                                                                                                              calgary, ab                                                                                                                                                                                                                            annie lebel
                                                           neil minuk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         montréal, qc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     06. Atelier in Situ
                                                                                                                                                                                                      phillip beesley                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             roger mullin

  03. DIN Projects                                                                                                                                                                     05. Philip Beesley                                                                                                                                                        montréal, qc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             09.Roger Mullin
   winnipeg, mb                                                                                                                                                                                    toronto, on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 halifax, ns



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Roadshow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Architectural
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               landscapes of Canada



Battersby Howat, Vancouver                    The Marc Boutin Architectural                DIN Architecture Inc.,                         PLANT architect inc.,                        Philip Beesley Architect,                     Atelier in Situ,                               Atelier Big City,                              Atelier TAG,                                   Roger Mullin,
Vancouver                                     Collaborative Inc.,                          Winnipeg                                       Toronto                                      Waterloo                                      Montréal                                       Montréal                                       Montréal                                       Halifax
                                              Calgary

Practice: Located in Vancouver, the
practice takes an integrated approach
towards design. The multidisciplinary
                                              Practice: The Marc Boutin Architectural
                                              Collaborative Inc. is a research-based
                                              critical practice, informed by the appli-
                                                                                           Practice: Founded by Neil Minuk in 1995,
                                                                                           DIN has undertaken a variety of projects
                                                                                           ranging from residences and residential
                                                                                                                                          Practice: Synthesizing the insights and
                                                                                                                                          expertise of related disciplines, PLANT
                                                                                                                                          responds to and embraces the increasing
                                                                                                                                                                                       Practice: Work within the practice com-
                                                                                                                                                                                       bines public buildings, exhibitions, stage,
                                                                                                                                                                                       and graphic design. Sculpture work over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Practice: The firm’s creative process is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the common notion of site transformed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     by the understanding of temporality as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Practice: The firm’s creative process is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the common notion of site transformed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    by the understanding of temporality as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Practice: The firm’s creative process is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the common notion of site transformed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   by the understanding of temporality as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Practice: Roger Mullin’s approach to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  practice understands design and mak-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ing as multivalent and amorphous. His
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 VANCOUVER       09.23
nature of the studio allows all projects
to be pursued from a broader spectrum
                                              cation of intense design methodologies
                                              to diverse conceptual and physical con-
                                                                                           projects to commercial, cultural and
                                                                                           community work to more speculative re-
                                                                                                                                          complexity of the world and the ambigu-
                                                                                                                                          ity of where landscape, built-form and
                                                                                                                                                                                       the past decade has focused on light-
                                                                                                                                                                                       weight textile environments and land-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     well as the spatial experience. The stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     dio’s is concerned with the notion of tem-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    well as the spatial experience. The stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    dio’s is concerned with the notion of tem-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   well as the spatial experience. The stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   dio’s is concerned with the notion of tem-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  specific interests lie in the disciplines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of drawing / representation, building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CALGARY      09.24
of potential influence. Projects focus on
simple lines, warm organic materials,
social spaces, play between interior and
                                              texts. The work in the studio is charac-
                                              terised by an inter-disciplinary approach
                                              to design, seeking value that can only be
                                                                                           search projects. DIN has been engaged
                                                                                           by private, public, not for profit, and cor-
                                                                                           porate clients.
                                                                                                                                          design intersect.

                                                                                                                                          Project: The openness of Nathan Phil-
                                                                                                                                                                                       scape installations.

                                                                                                                                                                                       Project: Orgone Reef is a speculation of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     porality in architecture in relation with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the visitor or spectator experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    porality in architecture in relation with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the visitor or spectator experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   porality in architecture in relation with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the visitor or spectator experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  / construction, material science, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  sustainable practice in architecture.            WINNIPEG      09.25
exterior spaces, and reflection of site.      achieved through the synthesis of art,
                                              architecture, urban design, landscape        Project: The MW beach dune house was
                                                                                                                                          lips Square is the source of its demo-
                                                                                                                                          cratic power. By removing the clutter, the
                                                                                                                                                                                       what the skin of a building could be like
                                                                                                                                                                                       in the future. The project invites ques-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Project: This project involved the recy-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     cling of an industrial maritime building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Project: This project involved the recy-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    cling of an industrial maritime building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Project: This project involved the recy-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   cling of an industrial maritime building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Project: Le Petit Cercle is a permanent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  outdoor children’s theatre. Le Theatre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   TORONTO       09.28
Project: The design brief for the Bonetti
residence was simple: design something
with a large social space that would also
                                              architecture and exhibition design. The
                                              Calgary-based studio explores an archi-
                                              tecture of direct experience, pursuing
                                                                                           designed for Neil Minuk, his family and
                                                                                           his partner’s brother, John. The cot-
                                                                                           tage’s site strategy is to enable a direct
                                                                                                                                          Square is left as a space of pure poten-
                                                                                                                                          tial for a vast range of interactions and
                                                                                                                                          events. New trees will provide shade and
                                                                                                                                                                                       tioning our own relationship with the
                                                                                                                                                                                       world. The structure in the gallery has
                                                                                                                                                                                       reflexive qualities that respond to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     into the headquarters of a multimedia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     production company. The design strategy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     sought to allow for the emergence of and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    into the headquarters of a multimedia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    production company. The design strategy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    sought to allow for the emergence of and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   into the headquarters of a multimedia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   production company. The design strategy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sought to allow for the emergence of and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Petit Cercle playfully engages the infa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  mous southeasterly winds in this col-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  laborative design/build project moored
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WATERLOO       09.29
give the couple a degree of separation
from their teenage children. The final de-
                                              the active participation of the user, the
                                              engagement of the social landscape, and
                                                                                           connection to the beach through a portal
                                                                                           between an embedded series of sitecast
                                                                                                                                          enclosure, new pavings, benches, linear
                                                                                                                                          gardens, and openings provide a rich
                                                                                                                                                                                       viewer, pushing back. The large-scale
                                                                                                                                                                                       field structures offer bodily immersion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to reinforce the building’s natural logic.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The visual transparency throughout is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to reinforce the building’s natural logic.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The visual transparency throughout is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to reinforce the building’s natural logic.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The visual transparency throughout is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to a playground slide. Student architects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and the community of Cheticamp, Nova
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     OTTAWA      09.30
sign is an L-shaped configuration which
is two stories high on its long leg, and
only one on its short leg. The building
                                              appealing to all five senses through the
                                              orchestration of those elements that are
                                              central to architecture’s presence: light,
                                                                                           concrete rooms and extended retaining
                                                                                           walls in the sand dune. Two rectangular
                                                                                           rooms conforming to the diverging ge-
                                                                                                                                          texture and connectivity between upper
                                                                                                                                          and lower walkways, the Square, and the
                                                                                                                                          revitalized podium.
                                                                                                                                                                                       and create a wide-flung dispersal of per-
                                                                                                                                                                                       ception.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     conserved, and the fluidity of peripheral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     circulation is reinforced by the addition of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a gangway and a mezzanine in one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    conserved, and the fluidity of peripheral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    circulation is reinforced by the addition of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a gangway and a mezzanine in one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   conserved, and the fluidity of peripheral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   circulation is reinforced by the addition of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   a gangway and a mezzanine in one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Scotia combined efforts to make Archi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tecture that builds on community spirit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and a sense of place.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MONTREAL       10.01
suits the site immensely – hardly dis-
turbing a single tree.
                                              structure, material and technique.           ometry of the pathway rest on these con-
                                                                                           crete bedrooms. The two rooms hovering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     halls. Materiality is used to facilitate the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     reading of the building.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    halls. Materiality is used to facilitate the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    reading of the building.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   halls. Materiality is used to facilitate the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   reading of the building.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     HALIFAX     10.02
                                                                                           on top of the dune are a screened room
                                                                                           and all season kitchen and sleeping
                                                                                           house. These hovering rooms are con-
                                                                                           nected by a bridge. The project presents
                                                                                           a complex and differentiated topography
                                                                                           of inhabitation and simultaneous living.
                                                                                           The project hopes to be actively present
                                                                                           in a everchanging landscape.

				
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