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CSC & the Case of the Illustrious Industrious City (Act1 Scene1)

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Students from Ryerson’s School of Interior Design get immersed in K-town’s industrial architecture & urban history

Many thanks to University of Waterloo Professor Rick Haldenby for kicking off a tour of the City Centre with an inspiring and insightful address at THEMUSEUM on January 25th, 2016. This is the first in a series of (gorilla) video shorts capturing bite sized pieces of important historical facts drawn from a deep reservoir of professional research, analysis and intimate observation.  52 minute podcast on Soundcloud here

Kernels of truth that may unlock the mystery of the Illustrious, Industrious

City of Kitchener

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About Architect Carl Reider

Rick Haldenby (FRAIC) was born in Toronto, the son and grandson of architects.  A graduate of Waterloo, he became a professor at the University of Waterloo’s School of Architecture in 1976, founded their award-winning Rome Program in 1979, and served as Director of Waterloo Architecture from 1988 to 2013. A specialist in Roman archaeology, architectural history and in the design of cultural sites, Haldenby is the author of the Master Plan for the Heritage Park at Ta’Cenc, Malta and co-author of the book Il Progetto del Antico. We look forward to his upcoming book about Kitchener’s City Hall!

52 minute podcast on Soundcloud here

CSC & the Case of the Illustrious Industrious City:

go to  Act 1 Scene 2       go to  Act 1 Scene 3

more about the CSC Student Design Competition  here

CSC & the Case of the Illustrious Industrious City (Act 1 Scene 3)

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2 minute trailer captures the vision for Goudies Lane

Students from Ryerson’s School of Interior Design tour the building at 8 Queen Street in downtown Kitchener on January 25th, 2016. The former Goudies Department Store is the site of the 2016 Design Competition sponsored by Construction Specifications Canada, Grand Valley & Toronto Chapters.  Winning entries will be on display at an invitation only networking event for the local design and construction industry on May 19th at THEMUSEUM.

Shout out to Frank & Steve Voisin for their generous support, enthusiasm and for sharing their vision of a downtown core we could brag about

Act 1 Scene 2

More about the Design Competition  here

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Ryerson School of Interior Design
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Nith Valley Construction
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CSC Student Design Competiton Awards May 22nd at 7pm- UPDATED with ustream.tv link

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The Old Galt Post Office

Coming to you live from the Crowne Plaza in Kitchener

Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm

Watch the Award Ceremony here: 

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/csc-design-competition

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The upcoming CSC National Conference May 21st to the 25th is fast approaching and as fellow Community Builders, you may be interested in tuning into the  Connections Cafe on Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm when winners of the Construction Specifications Canada Student Design Competition will be publicly announced.

Architectural & Interior Design students have been challenged to design a restaurant using the old Galt Post Office as the subject building.

There are 12 entries in total from design teams from the University of Waterloo, Ryerson, Sheridan and Conestoga College. The top five entries will be displayed and the three winning proposals will be publicly acknowledged at the Crowne Plaza on Thursday evening at 7pm during the Connections Cafe.  Cathie Schneider, Chair of the CSC-Grand Valley Chapter will make the announcements.
Competition details available at  www.cscdesigncompetition.com

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Conference Sponsors found here:  http://csc-dcc.ca/Conferences/2014+Conference+Sponsors/

 Hope you can join us!

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