Lecture by Calvin Brook & Dani Kastelein (Brook McIlroy)

The first event of the Winter 2023 Laurentian Architecture Lecture Series is scheduled for this Thursday Feb.2 at 5:30 pm in the Lecture Hall. The guest lecturers will be Calvin Brook and Dani Kastelein from Brook McIlroy (Ontario & Manitoba). This lecture is presented by the Ontario Association of Architects and is free and open to all.

Cal Brook is an architect, urban designer and planner, and a Principal of Brook McIlroy. Cal holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Toronto. He is a registered architect in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. In addition to professional practice, he has taught at Harvard University, University of Toronto, Carleton University and the University of Waterloo. Recent projects include Prince Arthur’s Landing in Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay Art Gallery (with Patkau Architects) and the Saugeen Amphitheatre and Visitor Centre.

Dani Kastelein is an architectural designer within the Indigenous Design Studio at Brook McIlroy. They are a registered citizen with the Métis Nation of Ontario, and hold kinship ties that extend from the Red River to the surrounding regions of Georgian Bay as a Drummond Island descendent (Aabitaawizininiwag). Dani has experience working as an architectural designer with Patrick R. Stewart of the Nisga’a Nation, and as a sessional instructor at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Cambridge, Ontario. During their studies, they have worked as a teaching assistant in the University of Waterloo’s Summer Studio, and as a research assistant for David Fortin at the McEwen School of Architecture. Dani earned a Master of Architecture degree in the Collaborative Water Program at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture and holds a Bachelor of Architectural Studies from the McEwen School of Architecture.

See you in the Lecture Hall!

Please note that this lecture qualifies for two (2) Ontario Association of Architects Continuing Education Structured Learning Hours.