The Best Architecture Drawings of 2017

Steam Canoe
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 8:00am


The drawing and other more recent projects of Mark Tholen's (OCAD U CLTA FACULTY) are on display at the Venice Biennale, European Cultural Center, Palazzo Mora as part of the Time Space Existence Exhibit 2018 until November 25th 2018. 

CMConnex Lecture Series - Current Innovative Trends in Construction

Assistant Professor Mark Tholen will be speaking about his work in the field of Innovative Design and Construction
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Mark Tholen has worked as an architect in Germany and the US. He was the design architect for the award winning Canadian War Museum (MTA/GRC Architects) in Ottawa before founding TYYZ Design in Toronto. He is an assistant professor and the chair of the Material Innovation Centre at OCAD University. Tholen has a strong focus on a Design Build Education. His research and development into material innovation, digital design and utilization of traditional methods of construction lead to the “Steam Canoe” Winter Station Project in 2016. This award winning project is currently on display at OMI Sculpture Park in New York. The focus of the lecture will be current research in advanced construction methodologies, utilizing Grip Metal™ as the main construction method for buildings and infrastructure projects. Grip Metal™ is a “Metal Velcro” product developed by Nucap Industries. This material mechanical

Venue & Address: 
CMConnex, 146 Kendal Avenue, E Building - Room E321
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