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"Strategies Across Scale" with Peter Rose, Peter Rose + Partners, Boston

Tue, Nov 4/14 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Room 103, 230 College Street

Via a series of projects ranging in scale from the shed to the master plan, Peter Rose’s talk, “Strategies Across Scale," will address issues relating to a design process that is research based, highly site specific, and strategic in intent. 

Peter Rose is a recognized innovator in architectural design. Since beginning his practice in Montreal in 1978, Peter has received numerous awards for institutional, residential, and urban design projects. The scale of his work ranges from large urban interventions - including the Old Port of Montreal Waterfront Master Plan, the Low2No Master Plan for Jätkäsaari, Finland, and major cultural institutions such as the Canadian Centre for Architecture -  to residential projects including the Housing Tower at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, East House, and renovations. All are united by his sensitivity to materials and the relationship between the built environment and the landscape.

In addition to his professional practice, Peter has been intensively engaged in architectural research and education. As Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design from 1991 to 2012, Peter conceptualized and led a wide range of research-intensive studios, developing innovative and sustainable designs for tuberculosis clinics in Ethiopia, a Boston Subway Master Plan, and an Allston Housing Master Plan, among others. Peter has also taught at Princeton University, McGill University, and the University of Toronto, and frequently serves on student design reviews and related symposia.

Peter received the Master in Architecture degree and Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University. He is a member of the Boston Society of Architects, the American Institute of Architects, and the Ordre des Architectes du Quebec, and is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. His work has been published in Harvard Design Magazine, Architectural Record, ARCHITECT Magazine, Architectural Digest, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, Casabella, and others. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and the Venice Biennale in Venice, Italy.


This lecture is proudly sponsored by bulthaup Toronto

The Daniels Faculty is proud to host a popular public lecture series featuring leading professionals and academics in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and visual studies. All events are free and open to the public (unless otherwise stated). Tickets are not required for events at 230 College Street and seating is provided on a first come, first served basis. As many of our speakers attract capacity crowds, we recommend that you arrive early to avoid disappointment. No latecomers will be admitted into the theatre once the lecture has started, however an overflow room with a live video-feed will be set up in Room 106 for those unable to obtain a seat in the main lecture hall. We also post videos of most evening lectures on our YouTube channel. If you have any questions about upcoming events, please don’t hesitate to contact our Events and Communications Coordinator Pamela Walls at or 416-978-2253.