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The Inglewood district is creating a good deal of interest among businesses attracted by its village atmosphere so close to the downtown highrises. Buildings are being constructed or renovated with respect to the Area Development Plan that leans heavily toward the community's heritage.

PhD candidate Delaney Boyd has recently returned from Sydney, Australia, after being been selected as the only Canadian out of five delegates from around the world to present at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Parks Congress.

EVDS alumni have been taking their talents to the international stage since the faculty’s beginnings. David Correa, a recent architecture graduate and 2012 winner of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Student Medal, is one of the latest of our world-class alum to follow suit.

Due to unforeseen weather circumstances, tonight's Design Matters with Bruce Kuwabara will not be going ahead. We hope that Bruce will be able to visit us in the new year. Design Matters will pick up again with Rick Joy at the EPCOR Centre on Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

Maha Al-Zu'bi, a doctoral candidate specializing in environmental design and energy environmental systems, is one of this year’s winners of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Award from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

The Faculty of Environmental Design sends its deepest condolences to the Burgener family on the loss of Peter Burgener. The University of Calgary flag will fly at half-mast in his honour on Wednesday, December 3.

Dr. Greg Morrow was appointed by City Council at their combined meeting on November 3-4.

Q&A with Nicholas Dykstra, whose perseverance through the rigours of architecture school was rewarded with three academic medals: the EVDS academic gold medal, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Student Medal, and the Governor General’s Award.

PhD graduate Maha AbuHafeetha celebrated her graduation at the November convocation ceremony. This past July, Maha successfully defended her dissertation, The Impacts of Urbanization on Agricultural Sustainability in Palestine after the Construction of the Separation Wall, under the supervision of Dr. Noel Keough.

The Design Matters lecture series challenges the community to broaden its thinking on a number of design-related issues. This month, the series welcomes DTAH’s Bryce Miranda for a lecture held at a special location: the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts.