The Angelo Donghia Foundation Design Residency brings a renowned designer of the built environment to OCAD University whose work focuses on collaboratively working in global contexts by creating bridges between communities, inform urban areas, and focus on the education and development of a new generation of professionals, who will transform spaces, landscapes and cities in the 21st century. In this, our inaugural year, OCAD U will host architect, designer and urban researcher Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ as the 2017-2018 Design Resident, who will act as a creative catalyst for the students participating in a Design Charrette that will take place on October 21-23, followed by a public lecture on October 23rd.
To facilitate Nuit Blanche activities, 100 McCaul St. and 205 Richmond St. W. buildings will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 30. All buildings will re-open at 12 noon on Sunday, October 1.
OCAD U’s Gerald McMaster, together with an Indigenous design team, will represent Canada at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
OCAD University’s Office of Research and Innovation has announced the 2016/2017 recipients of The OCAD University Award for Excellence in Early Stage Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity.
On Friday, September 15, OCAD University welcomed Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, on her first official tour of OCAD U since taking elected office in 2015
On Saturday, OCAD University’s flagship professional gallery, Onsite, threw its doors open to the public for the first time at its new location, 199 Richmond St. W. Over a thousand visitors toured the gallery and celebrated at the outdoor street party, featuring Indigenous performers including Long Branch, Charlena Russell and DJ Classic Roots.
Guylaine F. Roy, Associate Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, and OCAD U’s University Champion was given her first tour of the campus on Wednesday, September 13.