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Winter 2017 GTA Applications Due November 22, 2016

The Winter 2017 SEDRD Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) positions have now been posted. The deadline for applications is November 22nd, 2016. In order to be considered for a position, you must apply online at

LA Sessional Position Available for Winter 2017

The following landscape architecture undergraduate sessional lecturer position has been posted for Winter 2017 (this course is co-instructed). Candidates should apply directly through the website ( Applications are due by November 23rd, 2016. 

LARC*3050*01 - Landscape Architecture I

Model for Rehabilitation Design for Aggregate-Rich Municipalities

Heather Schibli’s Master of Landscape Architecture thesis research was presented at the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation annual 2016 conference in October; this year’s theme was Building Vibrant Rural Futures: Mobilizing Knowledge and Informing Policy. For her thesis, Heather had investigated Bioregional Design for Multiple Aggregate Extraction Site Rehabilitation in the Oak Ridges Moraine.

Repurposing a 91-year-old Garbage Incinerator

Master of Landscape Architecture students Elizabeth Birks, Matthew Cooper and Michal Laszczuk participated in the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario's NextGen 5th Annual Design Charrette. This year, the design focus was on the Wellington Destructor, a former garbage incinerator located near Fort York in Toronto. Built in 1925 and abandoned since the 1960s, this post-industrial site offered a wonderful opportunity for design investigation for adaptive reuse.


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