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Interview: In conversation with Mark Cheetham

Have an interest in visual culture and art theory but not quite sure what it entails? Find out in this interview! Here, we chat with Dr. Mark Cheetham, Professor of Art History at U of T, about his research around eco art, art making, and curation. He discusses a variety of projects in which he has been involved and his hopes for the future of the study of space in Canada…

Fall interview series

After a busy start to the academic year, we are back and ready to share exciting work with you once again! This fall, we will be posting a series of interviews with scholars and practitioners whose work intersects with Canadian architecture, landscapes, and history in various (and often unexpected) ways. Our interviewees include professors fromContinue reading “Fall interview series”

My internship with… ACO NextGen

In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Patrick Handrigan reflects on his internship experience with the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario NextGen program… Tell us about yourself and placement! Hello!Continue reading “My internship with… ACO NextGen”

My internship with… 401 Richmond by Angel Yang

In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Angel Yang reflects on her internship experience with 401 Richmond… Tell us about yourself and your placement! Hi there!Continue reading “My internship with… 401 Richmond by Angel Yang”

My internship with… The SSAC

In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Olwen Alaminos reflects on her internship experience with The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada… Tell usContinue reading “My internship with… The SSAC”

My internship with… 401 Richmond

In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Shahza Saeed reflects on her internship experience with 401 Richmond… (lead photo: 401 Richmond Street West via 401richmond.com/about/) TellContinue reading “My internship with… 401 Richmond”

Canada Constructed-Related Courses: 2021-2022 Academic Year

Interested in courses on the architecture, history, and space of Canada but not sure where to look? Check out our “Courses” section to find some courses suited to your interests from different departments across the University of Toronto!

The Shaping & Structuring of Space: Victorial Memorial Museum

The Victoria Memorial Museum now houses the Canadian Museum of Nature, yet its architectural and political history are not well known. Read on to learn more about this designated national historic site of Canada, its architecture, and its recent renovations.

The Shaping & Structuring of Space: Africville

Africville was founded by Black settlers in the 1830s/1840s and became a segregated settlement on the outskirts of Halifax. It held a thriving community and culture, yet never received adequate funding nor services from the City of Halifax. In the 1860s, the City of Halifax bulldozed Africville and forced residents to relocate. Read on to learn more about the history and legacy of the African Canadian village of Africville.

The Shaping & Structuring of Space: The Village (Toronto)

June is Pride Month, and we celebrate it in this post on the Village in Toronto. It was organized in the mid-twentieth century with the goal of providing a TBLGQ2S+ safe and friendly space. Yet, Black and Indigenous TBLGQ2S+ individuals continue to be erased from the history of TBLGQ2S+ activism and life in Toronto. Read on to learn more.

The Shaping & Structuring of Space: Haida Longhouses

Haida Longhouses were characteristic architectural spaces of the Haida Nation. In this post, we focus on the Haida Gwaii archipelago, particularly the totem pole houses of the south. Read on to learn about the Haida Longhouses and the Haida Nation.

The Shaping & Structuring of Space: Canadian Mosques

In this post, we present three Canadian Mosques: the London Muslim Mosque (London, ON), the Taric Islamic Centre (Toronto, ON), and the Al Rashid Mosque (Edmonton, AB). Read on to learn a bit more about the history of Canadian Muslims.

Building profile: The Aga Khan Museum

Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum, opened in 2014 and designed by Maki and Associates in partnership with Moriyama & Teshima Architects, is an educational museum on the contributions of Muslim civilizations to the global community throughout history. The museum’s mission is to promote dialogue, tolerance, and mutual understanding through its exhibitions and programming, including educational sessionsContinue reading “Building profile: The Aga Khan Museum”

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