A Canvas for Collaborative Creation: Emily Carr University of Art + Design
This panel discussion will explore how the architectural design and delivery of the recently completed Emily Carr University of Art + Design reflects the university’s objectives in the context of the P3 procurement process. From the decision to uproot from Granville Island to the city-building potential of relocating to the False Creek Flats, the university’s role as both institution and urban catalyst will be explored.
Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Room 221/222
Learning Units (LUs): 1.5 Core
Dr. Ron Burnett has been President and Vice-Chancellor of Emily Carr University of Art + Design since 1996. He received his BA, MA and Ph.D. from McGill University in the areas of media arts, communications and cultural studies. Dr. Burnett began his career as a post-secondary professor and administrator at Vanier College in Montreal where
Donald Schmitt is a graduate of the University of Toronto School of Architecture where he received the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Medal. Donald’s experience includes performing arts, academic, healthcare and research facilities with an emphasis on sustainable design. He is currently working on the renovation of Ottawa’s iconic Union Railway Station as the temporary
Michael Houle is a Vice President at Partnerships BC, overseeing all matters related to client and market engagement. During the course of his 10-year Partnerships BC career, he has led his clients and the organization through the analysis, development and implementation of a number of critical provincial infrastructure projects, resulting in measurable benefits to end users