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2014 MLA Conference

We are pleased to invite you to the 22nd Annual MLA Conference! Friday, March 21, 2014 9:00 - 5:00 pm Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, downtown Guelph Every year for the past 22 years, the MLA students organize a conference to communicate the third year's thesis research to the public. This year, 14 students will present their work on a wide range of topics, including:

Digital Development in Rural Ontario

Invitation to a Public SSHRC Regional Event Tackling A Wicked Problem:  Digital Development in Rural Ontario Tuesday, March 18, 4-6PM @ Innovation Guelph 111 Farquhar Street - 3rd Floor Guelph, Ontario

SEDRD Book Awards

The SEDRD student Book Awards will be held on Monday. March 17, 2014 from noon - 1:00 pm in the Pit. Lunch is provided.

LA Student Graphic Workshop with James Tuer

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS' GRAPHIC WORKSHOP with James Tuer, BCSLA, CSLA, AIA, MAIBC, NCARB Friday, March 7, 2014 Workshop is day-long!  (9:00am – 4:30pm approx) Room LA143 Workshop cost is $25.00 Lunch to be provided Register through Joanne Gillis, Room LA 103 (payment required at time of registration - cash or cheque). **Space limited to 25 participants**

Focus Group on Gordon Street Corridor

Do you care about how your city will be developed? Please help inform future city planners about the issues of developing in existing neighbourhoods. What A Focus Group discussing how the Gordon Street Corridor can best accommodate development pressures over the next several decades. When Thursday, March 6, 2014 from  6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where University of Guelph in the Landscape Architecture building. The closest/most accessible parking lot located East of the Gryphon Centre Arena.

LA Guest Lecture: David Oleson - "Post-Industrial Landscapes"

Landscape Architecture Program - OALA Guest Lecture Series presents: DAVID OLESON Principal, Oleson Worland Architects (OWA), Toronto "Post-Industrial Landscapes" Date:  Monday, February 24, 2014 Time:  Lecture at Noon Location:  LA 125 Pizza lunch at 11:45 am.

MSc Thesis Defence - Wilson Halder

Capacity Development & Extension MSc Thesis Defense by Wilson Halder Thursday, February 13, 2014 9:30 A.M. Landscape Architecture Room 133 TITLE:  Information, communication and innovation ecological approaches to broadband enabled technologies and their implications for Wellington County's social and economic development. Examination Committee: John Devlin, Chair Helen Hambly Odame, Advisor John FitzSimons, Committee Member Laxmi Pant, Committee Member All are welcome to attend.

A Story About a Place, Film Festival

LARC 3050 - Landscape Architecture I class presents: "A Story About A Place" Downtown Guelph Sense of Place Film Festival Come watch as the LARC*3050 "Landscape Architecture I" students present their short films about sense of place in Downtown Guelph When: Wednesday February 12, 1:30 pm Where: LA Building Pit Who: All welcome to attend Food: Free Popcorn! For more information please contact Professor Larry Harder at

MLA Thesis Defence - Jeffrey Barrett

Landscape Architecture - MLA Thesis Examination The final examination for Jeffrey Barrett will be held via Webinar on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm in Room 133 of the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is "Towards Net Zero:  An Evaluation of Building Orientation in the Reduction of Energy Load Requirements".  Advisor:  Sean Kelly; Advisory Committee Member:  Bob Brown; Chair of Exam:  Larry Harder.  

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