Monica Adair
Monica Adair
SINGLES, NOT HOME RUNS: STORIES OF TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE

Monica Adair co-founded the award-winning firm Acre Architects with her partner Stephen Kopp in Saint John, New Brunswick in 2010. Monica was recent winner of the 2019 Van Houtte Masters’ Fund, the 2015 recipient of the honored Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s Young Architect Award, and is featured in the book Canada 150 Women - Conversations with leaders, champions and luminaries.
 
Awarded the 2018 Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture, the 2017 Lieutenant-Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture in New Brunswick, Canadian Architect Magazine’s Top Emerging Designers in 2017, and selected for Wallpaper* magazine’s 2016 Architects’ Directory of rising-star and breakthrough practices from around the globe, Acre Architects’ unique practice of Storied Architecture champions more meaningful ways of living, and through narrative, helps shape a vision that inspires people to embark on a process of discovery, defying convention and ultimately creating their own myth.
Acre Architects has been twice named one of the top emerging design firms in Canada by Twenty + Change, having garnered national and international exposure as a recipient of the prestigious Sheff Visiting Chair in Architecture at McGill University, sessional lecturers at the Daniels School of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto, as members of ‘Team Canada’ for the 2012 Venice Biennale in Architecture, as well as with their role in the television series ‘Majumder Manor’ on the W Network and the National CBC documentary ‘City on Fire’.

Monica Adair
Principal Architect, Acre Architects

Monica Adair co-founded the award-winning firm Acre Architects with her partner Stephen Kopp in Saint John, New Brunswick in 2010. Monica was recent winner of the 2019 Van Houtte Masters’ Fund, the 2015 recipient of the honored Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s Young Architect Award, and is featured in the book Canada 150 Women - Conversations with leaders, champions and luminaries.

Awarded the 2018 Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture, the 2017 Lieutenant-Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture in New Brunswick, Canadian Architect Magazine’s Top Emerging Designers in 2017, and selected for Wallpaper* magazine’s 2016 Architects’ Directory of rising-star and breakthrough practices from around the globe, Acre Architects’ unique practice of Storied Architecture champions more meaningful ways of living, and through narrative, helps shape a vision that inspires people to embark on a process of discovery, defying convention and ultimately creating their own myth.
 
Acre Architects has been twice named one of the top emerging design firms in Canada by Twenty + Change, having garnered national and international exposure as a recipient of the prestigious Sheff Visiting Chair in Architecture at McGill University, sessional lecturers at the Daniels School of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto, as members of ‘Team Canada’ for the 2012 Venice Biennale in Architecture, as well as with their role in the television series ‘Majumder Manor’ on the W Network and the National CBC documentary ‘City on Fire’. 

City Building for All: Working Towards
Equity in Design and Urbanism
Friday, March 6, 2020
7PM  |  Centre Space
John A. Russell Building
Faculty of Architecture
University of Manitoba


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