Archinect - News 2015-12-01T09:43:54-05:00 Get Lectured: Ryerson '13-'14 Justine Testado 2013-11-13T12:41:00-05:00 >2013-11-18T23:09:34-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="643" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. (<strong>UPDATE:</strong> We've begun adding international schools!) Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> The Ryerson University Department of Architectural Science recently sent us the poster for their 2013-'14 lecture events. Although their 2013 events are nearly wrapped up, the Department will present an international list of lecturers and special exhibitions in 2014.</p> <p> Lectures are at <strong>6:30 p.m</strong>. in<strong> the Pit:</strong> (ARC202), 325 Church Street, Toronto, Canada.</p> <p> <strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>September 12</strong></em><br><strong>Ant&oacute;n Garcia-Abril</strong> / Ensamble Studio - Madrid<br> Sponsored by the Spanish Consulate</p> <p> <em><strong>September 19</strong></em><br><strong>Andrew Frontini</strong> / Perkins + Will - Toronto<br> Sponsored by the Toronto Society of Architects<br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>OCTOBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>October 3</strong></em><br><strong>Julia Gersovitz</strong> ...</p> Architecture school confidential Archinect 2012-02-06T13:34:00-05:00 >2012-02-12T18:35:31-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A heartbreaking tale of sleepless nights, severed fingers, and a shitload of hard work</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Architecture App developed by Ryerson Researchers puts Downtown Toronto at your fingertips Alexander Walter 2012-01-19T16:10:00-05:00 >2012-01-19T16:12:02-05:00 <img src="" width="400" height="330" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Downtown Toronto is filled with architectural masterpieces, designed by the likes of Calatrava, Gehry, Liebskind and Alsop. A new app developed at Ryerson University will allow tourists, Torontonians and architecture fans to delve into the design, function and history of many of downtown Toronto&rsquo;s most significant buildings.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Snøhetta and Zeidler come to Ryerson J. James R. 2011-04-13T01:01:55-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"The Student Learning Centre will provide bright, open, technologically rich, barrier-free spaces for individual and collaborative study that will accommodate our students' different learning styles and our faculties' different teaching practices..."</p></em><br /><br /><p> The 155,463 sq. ft. Student Learning Center will feature a facade system that passively adjusts natural light levels and a roof that's at least 50% green. In addition, the school hopes to attain LEED Silver status. Expected to be completed by 2014, the center is designed for everyone in mind-- from the Chatty Cathy to the Somber Simone. To top it all off, the center boosts a bridge to the library and an elevated plaza along with retail at- and below-grade.<br><br> "While it remains important to find places of introspection, it is also vitally important to create places where people can more actively seek knowledge, where social connections can intertwine and where all forms of activity, quiet and loud, can find a suitable home. The design of the Student Learning Centre is foremost about providing these new and diverse functions." &mdash;Craig Dykers, principal architect and co-founder, Sn&oslash;hetta<br><br> No word yet on budget or costs but Ontario had set aside $45,000,000 in 2008. Construction is expec...</p>