Alumnus Alastair Bird Wins Prestigious Award

Alastair Bird (submitted)It was recently announced that Dalhousie alumnus Alastair Bird (BEDS’15, MArch’17) won the 2017 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence for the top Graduate Architectural thesis in Canada and was featured in the December issue of Canadian Architect Magazine.

Alastair Bird’s thesis, Electric Space, conceptualizes a deft repurposing of a decommissioned hydro facility in British Columbia. The project proposes creative, adaptive reuse solutions that explore ways through which old and new can exist against the backdrop of Vancouver’s ongoing struggle to preserve its building heritage.