Jane Wolff wins 2022 Margolese Design for Living Prize

Canadian Architect | Sep 14, 2022 | Media coverage

UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture has named Jane Wolff as the recipient of the 2022 Margolese Design for Living Prize, which will be celebrated at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre on campus on October 3. The trans-national jury…

New UBC rental housing building for staff features rooftop solar panels

Daily Hive | Sep 14, 2022 | Media coverage

Media reported on the new rental housing building, Evolve, built for faculty and staff at UBC's Vancouver campus, and its Passive House design, with research led by Dr. Adam Rysanek from the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

Should ‘vacancy control’ be a ballot issue?

The Tyee | Sep 14, 2022 | Media coverage

Dr. Patrick Condon, professor in UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, discussed 'vacancy control', which caps the rent landlords can charge when a unit changes tenants.

Canada’s largest residential Passive House is at UBC and tenants just moved in

Vancouver Is Awesome | Aug 25, 2022 | Media coverage

Residents of UBC Vancouver's first residential Passive House, called Evolve, have just moved in. School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture professor Dr. Adam Rysanek will lead the research phase on this project.

Inside UBC’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

Maclean's | Aug 23, 2022 | Media coverage

Maclean's called the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre building a well-designed and thoughtful structure that also provides respite for survivors and loved ones. The project's lead architect was Alfred Waugh, a UBC…

SALA's Adam Rysanek leads research group for UBC Passive House project

Aug 22, 2022 | Announcement

The first of its kind on UBC’s Vancouver campus, Evolve will provide an unprecedented opportunity to study the benefits and trade-offs of Passive House construction.

Powell Street Festival is back

Megaphone | Aug 15, 2022 | Media coverage

A highlight this year is a set of water stations designed and built by University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. The program is called Fuki no Mizu フキの水, which translates from Japanese as "water from the…

UBC team designs water fountains and misters for Powell Street Festival

CBC on the Coast | Aug 09, 2022 | Media coverage

Architecture and capital in the 21st century: An interview with Matthew Soules

Spacing Vancouver | Aug 09, 2022 | Media coverage

UBC SALA students bring resilience and relief through bespoke water fountains and misters

Jul 29, 2022 | Announcement

Fuki no Mizu is an initiative that provides this year's Powell Street Festival attendees drinking water and mist for cooling through pavilion structures. This was designed by a team of UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture…

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