‘There is no single way of benefitting from technological change,’ said Winifredo Dagli, a Rural Studies PhD student, in his presentation at the European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation (EU-SPRI) last June 5, 2019 at the Centro Congressi Frentani in Rome, Italy.
How do rural communities creative livable communities for the 21st century? This was a key topic of discussion for rural geographers. The Ninth Quadrennial Conference of British, Canadian, and American Rural Geographers was hosted by Middlebury College and the University of Vermont in Burlington, USA.
As soon as word came that the 2019 International Comparative Rural Policy Studies (ICRPS) Summer Institute was going to be taking place in Rovaniemi, Finland, I knew I had to be there. Finland, and the Lapland region, have quickly become intriguing examples of the possibilities for building rural innovation ecosystems.
Congratulations to Professor Wayne Caldwell who was elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners at the CIP national conference in Ottawa on July 4, 2019.
Landscape Architects, Maurice Nelischer, Professor Emeritus, with critical help from Kendall Flower (BLA, MPlan alumnus ), have gained approval for the conceptual design for the forecourt plaza for the new Gordon Lang School of Business and Economics. The site is in front of Macdonald Hall which was recently renovated to accommodate the new college. Construction on the plaza will be started in April 2020. This is a highly visible campus location at the north end of Wingard Walk . Nelischer designed the southern terminus of the walk at Branion plaza which was built a few years ago.
Congratulations to Bachelor of Landscape Architecture students who won the top spot of the BOUNDLESS: A Post-Secondary Design Challenge focused on creative solutions for accessibility in Ontario.
The winning entries are on free public display at Design Exchange in Toronto. This weekend is the final weekend of the exhibition.
Canadian regional development today involves multiple actors operating within nested scales from local to national and even international levels. Recent approaches to making sense of this complexity have drawn on concepts such as multi-level governance, relational assets, integration, innovation, and learning regions.
Studio V is a student journal of Landscape Architecture at the University of Guelph. Studio V aims to support, stimulate and showcase excellence in LA student and faculty work. Please find attached a link to the 2019 edition: https://issuu.com/studiovjournal/docs/studio_v_journal_2019
To find out more about the journal, including how to submit your work for next year, please visit us at https://studiovjournal.tumblr.com/
Join us on Friday, June 21, for the launch of our newest exhibit titled Brutalism at Guelph: Concrete in a New Light.
This exhibition highlights Brutalism—an architectural style that rose in popularity during the 1960s—and the impact it had at U of G. The exhibit will explore what we can learn from this building style, and how its attitude may inform our campus evolution.
Dr. Sheri Longboat and five of her graduate students in the Rural Planning & Development program of the School of Environmental Design & Rural Development (SEDRD), Cameron Curran, Emily Bowerman, Natalya Garrod, Erinn Lee and Renee Le Roux, presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) national conference at Blue Mountain this year.