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Book review: Race and Modern Architecture // Canadian Architect

In recent months, the horrific death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the Black Lives Matter protests that followed have prompted widespread reflection on the roles of race and racism in architecture. These events have spurred institutional statements, calls for action, and the sharing of syllabi and reading lists on architecture and race. Race and Modern Architecture: A Critical History from the Enlightenment to the Present is a timely addition to these efforts.

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Evolving Urban Landscapes // BRIDGE

Elsworthy’s early photographs are in black and white, many of them tinted with watercolours, imbuing their everyday subject matter with a sense of nostalgia. “Woman Hanging Laundry,” for instance, captures its titular subject in an ordinary act that is an uncommon sight these days. Early on in his photographic career, Elsworthy noted the frequent juxtaposition…

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STUDIO 2013 Opening Reception: “From the Third Floor to the Ground Floor” // BRIDGE

A large and diverse group gathered on Tuesday for the opening reception of UWSA’s ninth annual exhibition of exemplary student work, this year renamed STUDIO to highlight the working process behind the finished projects on display. Faculty curator Andrew Levitt says the driving force behind the exhibition is not only recognizing student achievement, but also…

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