DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS (New deadline August 1st 2020 for January 2021)

The Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Competitions and Mediations of Excellence is seeking applications for doctoral scholarships. Each grant will come with a research contract and will support a student whose doctoral research will be tightly linked to the research program of the chair, which is dedicated to the study (...) more

Thesis defense Adrienne Costa

On Friday, January 24, 2020, at the Maison de la recherche de l’Université de Toulouse, Adrienne Costa, PhD student in cosupervision between Université de Toulouse (Jean Jaurès) + ENSA Toulouse and École d’architecture de l’Université de Montréal defended a thesis entitled : Voir l'espace en coupe. Exploration du rôle de la coupe dans la conception de l'espace moderne. Under the chairmanship of professeure Françoise Blanc (ENSA Toulouse). Along with codirecteurs (Rémi Papillault et Jean-Pierre Chupin) the jury was composed of : (...) more

A Daniel Arbour and Associates scholarship for Alexandra Paré

Alexandra Paré (Individualized PhD in Architecture) is the winner of the 2018-2019 competition of the Daniel Arbour and Associates Scholarship that promotes innovation and new approaches in environmental design by highlighting the competence of a student enrolled in a program in studies of the Faculty of Environmental design ($ 20,000). (...) more

Lucie Palombi, doctoral student, receives two awards

March 28, 2019: Lucie Palombi received the scientific prize, the public prize and the prize for the best summary of the Symposium Perspectives 360 organized by the Association of Higher Cycles of the Faculty of Planning for the presentation of her doctoral project in 6 minutes. The funds were donated by the Ivanhoé Cambridge Observatory. October 25, 2019: On the occasion of the launching ceremony of the Royal (...) more

Aurélien Catros - Winner of a faculty doctoral fellowship related to Artificial Intelligence 2018

The "Artificial Intelligence" faculty fellowship, worth $ 2,000 CAD, was awarded to support a doctoral research project entitled "Representation and Simulation of Architecture Project Qualities through the Prism of Building Data Modeling Systems". This project aims to determine, through a series of comparative analyzes of different scientific models, the part (...) more

A new book in open access by Jean-Pierre Chupin and G. Stanley Collyer on the role of young architects in competitions

This book presents a collection of data and real-life cases in support of the idea that young offices of architects and planners are able to match or exceed the capabilities of their most experienced competitors when it comes to creating high-quality built environments for the public. The argument is made in (...) more

Check out the Agenda of Canadian Awards!

  This AGENDA OF CANADIAN AWARDS in architecture and the built environment is a work in progress. The information was compiled by researchers at the Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Competitions and Mediations of Excellence (CRC-ACME). From the AGENDA you can join more than 70 websites of the various institutions that deliver awards. (...) more

Opening of the website prefiguring the Atlas of Excellence in Architecture (AEA)

The bilingual AEA platform is accessible at:

Montreal, November 20, 2019 – Raymond Lalonde, Vice-Chancellor for Relations with Alumni, Partnerships and Philanthropy, Raphaël Fischler, Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Design, and Virginie Portes, Director of Funded Research at the Université de Montréal’s Office of Research, Development (...) more

Carmela Cucuzzella and Jean-Pierre Chupin head a special issue of the Journal of Sustainability Research

Journal of Sustainability Research (Open access journal of Hapres) special issue: "Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design: Alternative Theories for Qualitative Comparisons" Since the turn of the century, theories and practices of sustainable architecture and urban design have been characterized by increasingly normative grids, such as standards, checklists, certifications, etc. As imperative as these normative grids are for ensuring (...) more

Jean-Pierre Chupin Advisory Committee Member as part of the Québec Strategy for Architecture

Nathalie Roy, Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister Responsible for the French Language, and Andrée Laforest, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Announce the Beginning of the Work to Provide Québec with a Strategy Quebecois architecture. To this end, the Ministry of Culture and Communications (MCC) has invited the Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ) and a committee of (...) more