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Monday, April 14, 2014


Residence by Brigitte Shim, Toronto, Canada
WORLD ARCHITECTURE--Tickets are still available for “In and Out,” a lecture by architect Brigitte Shim on April 16 at 7 pm, New School of Architecture + Design Auditorium, downtown San Diego.

Brigitte Shim is a principal in the Toronto based design firm Shim-Sutcliffe Architects.

Brigitte Shim
Shim, along with her partner A. Howard Sutcliffe formed their architectural design practice Shim-Sutcliffe Architects in 1994 reflecting their shared interest and passion for the integration and interrelated scales of architecture, landscape and furniture. To date, Shim and Sutcliffe have received twelve Governor General’s Medals and Awards for Architecture and an American Institute of Architects National Honor Award along with many other professional accolades for their built work ranging from projects for non-profit groups to public and private clients. Brigitte Shim has lectured on Shim-Sutcliffe’s built work and participated in invited international symposia around the world.

Brigitte Shim is an Associate Professor at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto since 1988, engaged in core design studios, advanced design studios as well as teaching courses in the History and Theory of Landscape Architecture.

She is currently the 2014 Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor at Yale University’s School of Architecture. She has also held the Eero Saarinen Visiting Professorship (2010 and 2005), the William B and Charlotte Sheperd Davenport Visiting Professorship (2008), the Henry Bishop Visiting Chair and the Visiting Bicentennial Professor in Canadian Studies (2001); an invited international visiting professorship at Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (2002) and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (1996 and 1993) as well as the Somerville Visiting Lectureship at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Environmental Design (2013) and the Martell Distinguished Visiting Critic at the University of Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning (2006).

Brigitte Shim is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (FRAIC), an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (Hon FAIA) and an elected member of the Royal Canadian Academy (RCA).

In January 2013, Brigitte Shim and her partner Howard Sutcliffe were both awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Order of Canada, “for their contributions as architects designing sophisticated structures that represent the best of Canadian design to the world.”

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