Upcoming Events

Feb 4 2021 Lecture /

Ryerson DAS Lecture Series: Jean-Pierre Chupin

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM



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Portrait of Jean-Pierre Chupin

The live stream and video recording of this event will be available the Ryerson DAS Youtube Channel

Once you have registered, you will be provided with a link to join the lecture via Zoom. This link will be emailed to you. Only viewers who are attending the lecture via Zoom will be able to submit questions for the Q&A.

Why compete? – On the Pursuit of Architectural Excellence

Jean-Pierre Chupin is professor at the University of Montreal School of Architecture, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Competitions and Mediations of Excellence and co-directs of the Laboratoire d’étude de l’architecture potentielle.

Trained as an architect in Europe (France and Great Brittain), he has been registered in Québec (Canada) since 1993 and was selected to represent young architecture in Canada, along with 9 other teams, at the Venice Biennal of 1995 (held in 1996). Jean-Pierre is an architecture graduate from both Nantes School of Architecture (France) and Portsmouth Polytechnic School of Architecture (UK). He holds a Masters in History and Theory of Architecture from McGill University (1990) and a PhD in Environmental Design from University of Montreal (1998). He has taught at Université du Québec in Montreal (Uqam), at École Nationale Supérieure d’architecture in Toulouse and at École Nationale Supérieure d’architecture in Lyon before joining the University of Montreal School of Architecture in 2001.

At Université de Montréal, Jean-Pierre Chupin is responsible for theory courses, graduate seminars and studios, and doctoral studies.  The work of his MArch students (Explorations in architectural design) has been regularly exhibited and is presented on the site OUPROPO (OUvroir de PROjets POtentiels) (www.oupropo.umontreal.ca).