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The following candidates for the Landscape Architecture position in the Faculty of Environmental Design will be delivering lectures on their research and ideas on the following dates. All lectures will be held from 11:00 – 12:30 p.m. in the Professional Faculties Building, Room PF 2160.
All lectures are open to the public and everyone is welcome.
It was treeplanting that triggered environmentalist Nikki Heck’s epiphany: working in industry was the best way to make a difference.
“I got frustrated being the person putting the trees in the ground,” says Heck, 33, an environmental adviser with the electric utility company AltaLink. “I wanted to be the person making the decision about how the land was managed in the first place.”
The Calgarian was an aspiring biologist when she treeplanted during her university years. The job paid her tuition and opened her eyes.
On Saturday, May 11, the University of Calgary sponsored TEDx Calgary’s Energy: Full Spectrum. More than 300 participants learned from energy experts on topics ranging from the natural laws that govern our universe, to the energy that drives a creative mind.
The Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary is pleased to invite you to celebrate the career of the distinguished Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama in conjunction with his receiving an honourary doctorate at the June 10, 2013 convocation. As part of the celebration the Faculty is organizing an exhibition, symposium, and pamphlet publication.
Marc Boutin, and his firm the marc boutin architectural collaborative, are interested in developing Calgary’s public realm as a socially and culturally relevant landscape.