Virtual Lecture: Harriet Burdett-Moulton

The MSoA invites you to a virtual lecture from Harriet Burdett-Moulton on Thursday September 23 (6:00 pm), entitled “Arctic Architecture: A View Through an Icy Lens“. The Lecture will address transitioning from traditional buildings to contemporary structures and some of the resulting problems unique to arctic architecture. This lecture is sponsored by the RAIC and the OAA.

Please register in advance for the Zoom Webinar by clicking here.

Harriet is a Métis architect (with Inuit, British and Montagnais roots), Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and was the first architect to practice in what is now known as Nunavut. She also became in 1979 the first Indigenous female architect in Canada. In June 2017, she received an Honorary Doctorate of Design from Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) University in Toronto, and in November 2017, she was awarded a Labradorian of Distinction medal. Harriet has been responsible for numerous design projects across northern Canada building her expertise in collaborating with culturally diverse groups designing an assortment of building types. She has been involved in the design of educational facilities, recreational facilities, health care facilities, places of worship and feasibility studies. Her work encompasses major additions, and renovations as well as new construction. In addition to her passion for well-designed culturally significant buildings, she is an award winning jeweler and has experience and education in community international development.