50 Years of Smale Project - Rick Haldenby

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Axonometric Reconstruction of the Roman Villa at S. Giovanni di Ruoti
Axonometric Reconstruction of the Roman Villa at S. Giovanni di Ruoti
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Reconstruction Model of the Roman Villa at S. Giovanni di Ruoti from the National Archaeological Museum at Muro Lucano Itay
Reconstruction Model of the Roman Villa at S. Giovanni di Ruoti from the National Archaeological Museum at Muro Lucano Itay
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Genealogical Table of Award-winning architecture in Waterloo Region based on the Kitchener City Hall Competition (Graphic Design: Valerie Wright)
Genealogical Table of Award-winning architecture in Waterloo Region based on the Kitchener City Hall Competition
Valerie Wright (Graphic Design)
Recognition

Rick Haldenby, FRAIC, graduated from Waterloo in August 1975, returned to teach a third-year studio in September of the same year, and then set off in January 1976 on a 5000km bicycle Odyssey from Athens to London. He returned to take up a faculty position at Waterloo and has dedicated himself to teaching ever since. Rick founded the Waterloo Rome Program in 1979 and celebrated its 40th anniversary with over 200 alumni/ae in Rome in 2019. He served as Director of the School for 26 years between 1988 and 2013. Along the way, he won the University of Waterloo Distinguished Teacher Award, worked in archaeology in Italy, Egypt, and Tunisia, and with Lorenzo Pignatti, published Il Progetto del’Antico/The Design of Antiquity. He spearheaded the School of Architecture’s move to Cambridge in 2004.

Professor Haldenby served as Chair of the Council of Canadian University Schools of Architecture and twice a member of the Board of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. Haldenby received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Council of University Schools of Architecture, Special Jury Prize at the Kitchener Waterloo Arts Awards and the Dr. Jean Steckle Award for Heritage Education from the Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation.