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David T. Fortin

Laurentian University
Participates in 1 Session
Born and raised throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan, David is a Member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (MRAIC), a LEED accredited professional, and a registered architect in the province of Alberta. He has obtained degrees from the University of Saskatchewan (B.A.), the University of Calgary (M.Arch) and the University of Edinburgh (Ph.D), and has worked on various commercial and residential projects throughout Western Canada. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in architectural design, history, and theory, including systems-based courses in various locations such as rural Washington State and in Kenya. He is the author of Architecture and Science-Fiction Film: Philip K. Dick and the Spectacle of Home (Ashgate, 2011), as well as a chapter in Writing the Modern City: Literature, Architecture, Modernity (Routledge, 2011). He is currently researching prairie Mtis contributions to architectural thinking in Canada as part of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant.

Sessions in which David T. Fortin participates

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


David T. Fortin, Laurentian University (Participant)

There is an implied collective sense of place, celebration, and assertion within the terminology of an “indigenous cultural centre.” The locatio...

Sessions in which David T. Fortin attends

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Small (ERA Architects Inc.)
1 hour, 12:30 - 13:30
Signup required

Concordia, John Molson School of Business Building (MB) - MB 2.445


Philip Evans, ERA Architects (Participant)

Dr Jessica Mace, University of Toronto (Moderator)

As Canada shifts from a resource-based economy to a knowledge-based economy, small communities that were established to service the primary sect...
Engaging Authenticity
1 hour 30 minutes, 13:30 - 15:00

Concordia, John Molson School of Business Building (MB) - MB S1.115


Prof. Austin Parsons (Participant)

This proposal makes the case that heritage’s capacity for change may be dependent on a paradigm shift in how heritage is interpreted. With this ...
Keynote: Il n'est de patrimoine qu'au futur...| Only in the future will it be heritage... (Xavier Greffe)
1 hour 30 minutes, 15:30 - 17:00
Signup required

Concordia, John Molson School of Business Building (MB) - MB 1.210

Keynote with simultaneous translation / Conférence avec traduction simultanée

Prof. Xavier Greffe, University paris I (Participant)

Luc-Normand Tellier, UQAM (Moderator)

Le patrimoine fait aujourd’hui l’objet d’attentions autant que d’agressions et de destructions. Cela peut s’expliquer par les difficultés de son id...