Jean-Pierre Chupin talks to Radio Canada about the Chandigarh principles and the derivatives of the Corbusé utopia

Jean-Pierre Chupin is invited to Radio Canada's Tout Terrain (Janic Tremblay) to reflect on the current state of affairs and the derivatives of Le Corbusier's concepts of architecture and the city in Chandigarh, India. On the occasion of the Festival international du film sur l'art (FIFA) in Montreal, the film The Power of Utopia - ... Read more

How can we collect the diversity of quality lived experiences?

The City of Montreal has selected the Canada Research Chair in Architecture for research into the lived experience of quality by users of public buildings. Jean-Pierre Chupin, Bechara Helal and Carmela Cucuzzella will develop a protocol for collecting lived experiences with doctoral students: Firdous Nizar, Paloma Castonguay-Rufino, Yolene Handabaka, Shantanu Biswas Linkon, Cyrille Tchango Ngamaleu ... Read more

Two doctoral students defend their individualized doctorate in architecture (Mandana Bafghinia and Lucie Palombi)

Mandana Bafghinia, a doctoral student in cotutelle between Université de Montréal and Université Lyon 2, under the co-direction of Jean-Pierre Chupin and Manuel Appert, defended her thesis: The Skyscraper's Summit, as a Beacon and a Viewing Platform: New York, Paris, Montreal, Shanghai December 14th, 2023 Thesis directors: Université de Montréal: Professor Jean-Pierre Chupin, Architecture Université ... Read more

Mapping the impact of rising oceans on high-rise buildings worldwide

Mandana Bafghinia and Jean-Pierre Chupin, assisted by master's student Conor DeSantis, publish a report funded by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats   To discover the maps:   To consult the report: Bafghinia, M., Chupin, J.-P., Skyscrapers as a Complex Response to Rising Waters: Resilience and Adaptability. Report summarizing the result of ... Read more

Two Post-Docs Join the Partnership on Quality Coordination Team

Following public consultation and job posting, two postdoctoral researchers have been recruited to assist the SSHRC Quality in the Built Environment (QBE) partnership coordination team. Maria Patricia Farfan Sopo, a new doctor from McGill University, is funded by the partnership's SSHRC budget, while Morteza Hazbei, a new doctor from Concordia University, is funded by the ... Read more

The 4 videos of the 2nd SSHRC Quality Partnership Online Convention are now freely available

Recordings of the 4 sessions of the SSHRC Quality Partnership's second online convention are now freely available. The research partnership is entitled Quality in Canada's Built Environment: Roadmaps to Equity, Social Value and Sustainability, and brings together 14 universities, 70 researchers and nearly 70 institutions, cities and citizen groups until 2027.   This second meeting ... Read more

4 doctoral students receive scholarships from the Canada Research Chair in Architecture (CRC-ACME)

The following four doctoral students in architecture each receive a $12,000 scholarship for 2023-2024 from the Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Competitions and Mediations of Excellence, held by Jean-Pierre Chupin. Shantanu Biswas Linkon, architect originally from Bangladesh Paloma Castonguay-Rufino, Canadian architect of Spanish origin Yolene Handabaka Ames, Canadian architect originally from Peru Cyrille Jérôme Tchango ... Read more

Lucie Palombi wins a $12,500 doctoral scholarship from the Fondation de Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)

The jury responsible for evaluating doctoral candidates submitted to the 2023-2024 scholarship competition, made up of professors from Quebec universities and BAnQ specialists, has awarded Lucie Palombi a $12,500 doctoral scholarship for her project entitled "Textualité et projet en architecture - Approche interprétative et comparative d'écrits rédigés par des architectes québécois". Lucie is completing her ... Read more

The CRC-ACME coordinates a research partnership funded by the SSHRC on quality (2022-2027)

Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada until 2027, a major research partnership on quality in the built environment brings together – for the first time – 14 universities, 70 researchers and 68 public and private organizations at the municipal, provincial and national levels. The total value of this partnership will … Read more

Jean-Pierre Chupin denounces the confusion between online surveys and project competitions in an open letter relayed by La Presse, TVA and Kollectif

"Survey versus Competition: Simulacrum and Democracy" - Open letter co-signed by Jean-Pierre Chupin and Jacques White about the cancellation of the competition for the National Memorial to Canada's Mission in Afghanistan. When it comes to judging art or architecture projects, an online survey is a "mockery of democracy" that can't replace either a design competition ... Read more