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Menno Hubregtse

Sessional Instructor
University of Victoria
Participates in 1 Session
Menno Hubregtse completed his PhD in Art History at the University of British Columbia in October 2015. He is currently a sessional instructor at the University of Victoria where he teaches courses on art and architectural history. His research interests include public art, 20th and 21st century architecture, air terminal design, and early 20th century modern art. He has published articles in Interiors: Design/Architecture/Culture and RACAR: revue d’art canadienne / Canadian Art Review.

Sessions in which Menno Hubregtse participates

Saturday 28 May, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Ramps and curb cuts often first come to mind when one thinks about how the built environment is designed for people with disabilities. Accessible designs, however, need to account for individuals that may not be restricted in terms of mobility but live with other impairments such as blindness or neurological and cognitive conditions. Ideally, an architectural design will allow all users to feel as though they are included and not judged. This s...

Sessions in which Menno Hubregtse attends

Friday 27 May, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Walking tour of the working-class housing and churches of Saint-Pierre-Apôtre and Sainte-Brigide-de-Kildare (now the Sainte-Brigide Cultural and Community Centre) in the south-central district of Montreal.The tour will be guided by Luc Noppen.A departure (by foot) will be organized from the conference site; the tour itself will begin at 5:00 pm at the Beaudry metro station (a metro station of Berri-UQAM, site of the conference).

Saturday 28 May, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
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 west entrance of the canal, the Coteau-Landing (Les Coteaux) entrance lock; from there, we will go to lock no. 4 and to the old Cedars hydroelectric power station (called "Petit Pouvoir"), classified as a historic monument since 1984 by the Quebec government, then to Pointe-des-Cascades where the spectacular locks no. 1, 2 and 3 are located. The vi...

6:00 PM
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 the exhibition, with 5.3 million visitors: the "geodesic dome" designed by architect Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) with the collaboration of Shoji Sadao. The self-supporting steel honeycomb structure, covered with a polymer skin, was burned down in 1976 and redeveloped in the 1990s, according to the plans of architect Éric Gauthier, into an envir...