The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Capacity Development and Extension.
Guelph's 10 Carden hosted a rooftop design charrette on September 29, 2017, which included consideration for event space for social gatherings, food production, pollination, art installations and more. BLA and MLA students generated ideas for what will become an important feature of the community hub's newly retrofitted building at 42 Carden Street.
Congratulations to Professor Sean Kelly, Director of the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development who will receive the Canadian Society of Landscape Architect’s Teaching Award for 2017. The CSLA Teaching Award recognizes an individual who has made a substantial and significant contribution to landscape architecture education.
The City of Hamilton recently announced that the Forrec led design team, “Hamilton: Hammer City” has won the Pier 8 Promenade design competition. The City of Hamilton is undertaking a design competition to select a design team and determine a design for the new Pier 8 Promenade Park to be located along the north and east edges of Pier 8.
The 4th year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Studio will undertake this year’s Winter Stations Project in the Beach Area of Toronto. This projects deals with community design interventions, and creating installation spaces that attract and enhance the community.
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) recently announced that the University of Guelph's Master Plan and Implementation has won the CSLA Legacy Project Award for 2017.
A brief question and answer interview with Professor Martin Holland who was recently interviewed for the University of Guelph campus news. The article entitled: "Historical Statues Offer Key Lessons: U of G Prof" can be found at the following link here.
“Academia is key to strengthening the field of communication for development (C4D) around the world, as universities play an important role in building skills in the field and in developing the human resources that will plan and implement C4D programmes, as well as influence policies”, states the global knowledge base known as The Communication Initiative Network.
On July 27, 2017, Dr. Ryan Gibson was re-elected President of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet). CCEDNet is a member-driven, not for-profit, charitable organization made up of community-based organizations, co-operatives, social enterprises, practitioners, active citizens, researchers, and other organizations involved in community economic development.
Despite a new water treatment plant at Six Nations, over 90% of the community continue to lack household access to safe drinking water. Professor Longboat from the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development joins other Six Nations community members and talks with CBC radio about the chronic drinking water issues at Six Nations of the Grand River territory. See CBC news article here.