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Prof. Steven Mannell

Professor
Dalhousie University
Participates in 2 items

Steven Mannell, NSAA, FRAIC, is founding Director of Dalhousie University's international award-winning College of Sustainability, and led the College from 2008 to 2020. He is a practicing architect and Professor of Architecture. His research includes waterworks architecture and engineering, the conservation of modern built heritage, lightweight construction techniques, and the late 20th century emergence of “ecological” architecture. He is curator and author of Atlantic Modern: The Architecture of the Atlantic Provinces 1950-2000 (2001) and Living Lightly on the Earth: Building an Ark for Prince Edward Island 1974-76 (2016). His recent chapter “Environmental Architecture” (in Lam & Livesay, Canadian Modern Architecture, 2019) examines the origins, development, and potentials of sustainable built environments in Canada. He is currently expanding this study with a focus on the intersections of design and social movements. 

Sessions in which Prof. Steven Mannell participates

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
15:30
15:30 - 17:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Local SocietiesIntangible HeritageArtsArchitecture and Urbanism
Heritage changes the local societiesheritage and mobilityPost-colonial heritageGlobal vs local

Sessions in which Prof. Steven Mannell attends

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
19:00
19:00 - 21:00 | 2 hours
Public event

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:30
12:30 - 13:30 | 1 hour
Co-Construction and Community Based HeritageArchitecture and UrbanismPublic event

As Canada shifts from a resource-based economy to a knowledge-based economy, small communities that were established to service the primary sector are faced with a complex and unique set of challenges. They are communities built on a culture of hard work, resourcefulness, and creativity; their residents are now tasked with developing strategies to deal with a lack of employment, depopulation and resettlement.  Small is premised on the notion that leveraging the rich cultur...

15:30
15:30 - 17:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

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 identification ou de sa conservation. Cela peut plus profondément s’expliquer parce que, dès le départ, il célébre un événement ou conserve une mémoire qui peut être ou devenir une source de dissenssions et de conflits politiques. Enfin, sa reconnaissance suscite des gains économiques pour les uns mais des pertes pour les autres. Mais peut-être...

18:00
18:00 - 19:00 | 1 hour
Festive Event

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:30
7:30 - 8:45 | 1 hour 15 minutes
Public event

(en français) Le centre-ville a été au cœur de nombreuses luttes depuis les années 1970. Le parcours proposé par Martin Drouin, historien, professeur au département d’études urbaines et touristiques de l’Université du Québec à Montréal, présentera quelques combats qui ont marqué la scène patrimoniale et transformé le paysage urbain montréalais. _ Downtown Montreal has been at the centre of numerous struggles since the 1970’s. The itinerary proposed by Martin Drouin, historia...

19:00
19:00 - 23:00 | 4 hours
Festive Event

The closing dinner of the conference, called “Pawâ” according to a French-Canadian tradition borrowed from the Native American lexicon, will be an opportunity to discover, in the heart of the Old Port of Montreal, an original culinary creation by the caterer Agnus Dei, from the renowned Maison Cartier-Besson in Montreal, leader in its field for its boundless creativity and event expertise. The dinner, in the form of stations, will offer delegates an exploration of Quebecois culinary heritage,...