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OCAD 2012 Sustainable Design Awards

ERA is a proud sponsor and juror for the 2012 Sustainable Design awards. Initiated by students at OCAD and Sustainable.to, the awards celebrate student work throughout OCAD’s many faculties.

In its second year off the ground, the awards have grown, with ambitions to go National in 2013.

Congratulations to the winners and the students who ran the awards.

For more information, visit www.sustainabledesignaward.ca.

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Miles Glendinning Lecture, May 3rd, 2012

ERA Architects and the Toronto Society of Architects present the 2012 Modern Heritage Visiting Lecture, Miles Glendinning: The Hundred Years War: A Century of Mass Housing ‘Campaigns’ Across the World.

Join us May 3rd at the Art and Letters Club at 6:00pm for cocktails and lecture at 6:30. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

Miles Glendinning is the director of the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies, University of Edinburgh, and chair of Docomomo International Committee on Urbanism. Miles is also the author of the book Tower Block, a history of mass housing in the UK, and Architecture’s Evil Empire, a critical look at contemporary practice.

Carrot Cake Bake Off

Another delicious bake-off was held in the ERA office last week. This time the challenge was laid down by newcomer to the office Julie Tyndorf, to three time winner Sydney Martin. There was added scandal when an anonymous entry mysteriously appeared on the table. Who won?

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