Monday, January 16, 2017 - 3:00pm

Last November, Office OU was announced the winner of South Korea's International Competition for the National Museum Complex Master Plan of New Administrative City (Sejong City). The Toronto-based firm was founded by Daniels Faculty Lecturer Nicolas Koff, along with Uros Novakovic and Sebastian Bartnicki.

From Office OU's press release:

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 11:15am

This year, the Toronto Design Offsite (TO DO) festival will feature its first outdoor installation: Resurfacing Taddle Creek by North Design Office — the award-winning landscape architecture firm of Associate Professor Alissa North and Assistant Professor Pete North.

The public art installation will bring to life “the rich history of Toronto’s Taddle Creek by animating a portion of its path that lies beneath Toronto’s city streets.”

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 12:30pm

Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies students Phat Le and Marienka Bishop-Kovac recently published a zine titled I’M SO MAD that documents stories about growing up in the Trinity Bellwoods area in Toronto.

"We love Toronto so much; it's hard seeing the neighbourhood that we grew up in dramatically change," write Le and Bishop-Kovac. "We hope that this zine archives our childhood memories before they fade and encourages others to externalize their feelings of displacement.”

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:15pm

Come February 20, Toronto’s Balmy, Kew, and Ashbridges Bay beaches will be dotted with temporary public art installations — stations designed to engage passers-by and celebrate winter along the waterfront.

This year, a number of Daniels Faculty graduates and students are among the winners of Winter Stations, the international design competition held to select the installations.