Special 10-year lecture by Janna Levitt

The first event of the Fall 2023 Laurentian Architecture Lecture Series is scheduled for this upcoming Friday Sep.8 at 5:30 pm in the Lecture Hall. The guest lecturer will be Janna Levitt from LGA Architectural Partners (Toronto, ON). This special 10-year celebration lecture will be about the design of our magnificent, multi-award-winning building, and other educational buildings. This lecture is presented by the Ontario Association of Architects. It is free and open to all.

A panel discussion will follow the lecture, as we celebrate the MSoA’s 10th anniversary.

Food will be served in the Atrium for all attendees after the event.

Janna Levitt co-founded LGA Architectural Partners (formerly Levitt Goodman Architects) in 1989. She believes architecture is an essential tool for creating living, working, and learning environments that improve the quality of people’s lives. Her projects often involve implementing transformative cultural and environmental agendas that are developed through a collaborative process with diverse communities. As Partner in Charge, she has led LGA projects throughout Ontario that include Laurentian University’s new McEwen School of Architecture, the University of Waterloo School of Architecture, the Mabelle Arts Park Pavilion, Kitchener Public Library’s central location, the Toronto Birth Centre, and the Kiln Building Redevelopment at Evergreen Brick Works. She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture and Dalhousie University School of Architecture. Janna lectures widely on architecture and the arts and is an active jury member and panellist on architectural and urban design issues across the country. She has been an Arts Build Ontario mentor, and from 2011 to 2015 served on the RAIC Steering Committee for Canada’s Architecture Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Janna is currently on the Metrolinx Design Excellence Review Panel and the Waterfront Toronto Design Review Panel.

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