Civil engineering alumni receive architectural award

UBC alumni Paul Fast (BASc Civil, ‘81) and Gerald Epp (BASc Civil, ‘81, MEng Civil, ‘83), partners of Fast + Epp, were recently recognized with the World Architecture News Engineering Award for 2012 for their project, the Visitor Centre for the VanDusen Botanical Gardens.

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Fast will be speaking as part of the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) Public Lecture Series on Oct. 15, 2012 on timber engineering and structures. The SALA fall lecture series includes:

Kim Nielsen and Kasper Guldager Jørgensen; Material Innovation in Architecture
Date: Sept. 27
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Frederick Wood Theatre, 6354 Crescent Road

Blair Satterfield and Marc Swackhamer; HouMinn Practice
Date: Sept. 28
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: Vancouver Convention Centre West, Para Design Stage

Sean Lally; The Air on Other Planets
Date: Oct. 4
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: HR MacMillan Space Centre auditorium, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver