Samuel Dubois is a trained geographer and a licensed architect (OAQ, MRAIC) from Montréal, Canada. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies in the History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture program at MIT, under the supervision of Dr. Mark M. Jarzombek. His research interests broadly include the relationship between cultural geography and the built environment in the twentieth century in Canada, with a particular focus on historically marginalized groups within a Canadian context.
Samuel holds a B.A. in Geography from McGill University, a B.Sc. in Architecture from Université de Montréal and a Master of Architecture from Carleton University. Prior to his doctoral studies, Samuel has worked in award-winning architectural firms in the Netherlands, Switzerland and Canada. He is the recipient of several awards and scholarships, including the John E. Ruddy Architecture Award, the Joseph-Armand-Bombardier Scholarship, the Prix d'excellence de la Fondation Habitat 67, and the Excellence Award in Steel Design of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction. Samuel's research projects have also received the generous support of MIT's Department of Architecture, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He is currently supported by the MIT Presidential Fellowship.
Sessions in which Samuel Dubois participates
- Beyond Asbestos: A Revisionist History of Thetford’s Working-Class Community UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R515
- Presenter Samuel Dubois (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) |
- 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM | 20 minutes Part of: Dis-placements: Spatial Stories of Migration I
- The industrial history of asbestos in Canada begins in 1876, when the first asbestos mine opened in the town of Thetford Mines, and ends on Dece...
Sessions in which Samuel Dubois attends
- Screening of the movie "Roger D'Astous" and conversation with filmmaker Étienne Desrosiers UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R510
- 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | 2 hours
- Roger D'Astous is one of the most important Canadian architects of the 20th century. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright, he worked all his life to ...
- Developing a ‘care-full’ approach to densification, diversification, and conservation in suburban landscapes that were ‘not built for change’
- Presenter Nik Luka | Presenter Michael Nugent |
- 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM | 20 minutes Part of: Strategies for Urban Revival and Renewal in Canadian Cities and Towns I
- To speak of participatory conservation typically brings to mind cases where citizens mobilise to protect threatened forms of material herita...
- Discovery of the Soulanges Canal
- Signup required UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS Registration table (meeting point)
- 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM | 4 hours 30 minutes
- Bus tour of the Soulanges Canal and its facilities (1899-1959), currently undergoing a major enhancement project. The first stop will be at the ...
- Closing dinner
- Available Sold out Ticket sales have finished Ticket sales haven't started yet You've purchased a ticket La Biosphère - Belvédère et salle panoramique
- 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM | 5 hours
- We offer a unique experience for the closing dinner of this conference in Montreal, in the former U.S. pavilion of Expo'67 - the most popular of...