- Sat, Sep 23, 2017 03:00 AM
10230 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4P6
Latitude: 53.5412, Longitude: -113.497
Reimagining historical spaces through architecture and design As a step in the Faculty of Extension's continued growth and evolution, this summer we opened our newly developed classrooms at Enterprise Square. These new classrooms were built to offer a world-class teaching environment, strengthening the university’s ties with downtown arts and cultural communities, as well as local business. On Friday, September 22, 2017, we will celebrate the grand opening of the Faculty of Extension's new home in Enterprise Square, in conjunction with UAlberta Alumni Weekend and the inaugural Edmonton Design Week. Come visit Enterprise Square – the former historic Hudson's Bay Building – in the heart of downtown which bridges the University of Alberta with the greater community. Learn about a project that incorporated extensive pedagogical research to create an inclusive environment for all, paying tribute to the heritage characteristics defining this innovative space. We welcome architecture and design enthusiasts, UAlberta students and alumni, Edmonton historians and city planners, and you and your friends. Friday, September 22, 20175:15–6:15 pm: Lemay + Toker presentation on post-secondary architecture and design6:15–7 pm: Mixer Faculty of Extension, Enterprise Square10230 - Jasper Avenue (connected to the Bay/Enterprise Square LRT station) “The Faculty of Extension space was designed with careful consideration of the diverse user groups, providing instructors and students with the ability to modify space to suit individual learning needs. This landmark project in the heart of downtown Edmonton bridges the University of Alberta with the greater community, incorporating extensive pedagogical research to create an inclusive environment for all that pays tribute to the heritage characteristics defining this innovative space.” - Lemay + Toker PRESENTED BY: Edmonton Design WeekEdmonton Design Week is a free event, open to everyone, showcasing and celebrating the city’s painters, potters, welders, interior designers, animators, architects, fashion designers, woodworkers, industrial designers, architecture—covering A to Z on the design spectrum. Faculty of ExtensionThe University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension, a multi-faceted, research-driven agent of community engagement that creates opportunities for lifelong learning by engaging the university and communities in learning, discovery, and citizenship. Our students benefit from the expertise of instructors whose real-world experience dovetails with the research performed by our professoriate members in areas such as partnership-building, civic/public involvement, and many others. Lemay + TokerLemay + Toker is one of Canada’s leading integrated design firms, combining architecture, urban design, interior design, landscape architecture, structural engineering and branding into a multidisciplinary, synergetic ensemble. With its award-winning body of work, Lemay + Toker delivers projects that surpass the strategic objectives of its clients and embody their values, dreams and aspirations. Drawing on its creative approach, the diversity of its expertise and its wide talent pool, Lemay + Toker designs living spaces for tomorrow, constantly striving to build a better future for our communities by creating environments that enhance quality of life, and reduce our collective ecological footprint.