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”

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.

Stay tuned!

Canada Constructed has exciting things just around the corner! In the coming weeks, we’ll be speaking with scholars, alumni, students, and experts in the fields of architecture, history, geography, design, and heritage. We’ll hear from them about their work and how it connects to the built environment in Canada from a variety of disciplines andContinue reading “Stay tuned!”