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Faculty of Design

Environmental Design

Environmental design is creating environments for people including architecture, urban planning, retail spaces, landscape and interior design. In this program, students learn research, analysis, design and presentation. Students learn how to take their ideas and turn them into real plans and designs.
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Ruting Xia
Ruting Xia

Environmental Design

Ruting Xia aka. Ava

“The instant of inspiration resembles a bubbling spring. ”

Kinza Khan
Kinza Khan

Environmental Design

Kinza Khan aka. Kinza

“I aspire to envision vibrant communities where people naturally connect and thrive. For architecture holds the power to nurture the human spirit and shape the fabric of society. ”

Sanya Mathur
Sanya Mathur

Environmental Design

Sanya Mathur

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. - Steve Jobs ”

Zhuohui Gao
Zhuohui Gao

Environmental Design

Zhuohui Gao

“Spaces are not containers to fill objects but dwelling places for human consciousness, and architecture is the poetics of dwelling. -Gaston bachelard ”

Rebekah Feliciano
Rebekah Feliciano

Environmental Design

Rebekah Feliciano

“Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future. ”

Zijing Wu
Zijing Wu

Environmental Design

Zijing Wu aka. Tyler

“GO OUT WITH A BANG ”

Anisha Mehra
Anisha Mehra

Environmental Design

Anisha Mehra

“Transforming imagination into built realities ”

Safia Liman
Safia Liman

Environmental Design

Safia Liman

“As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown. More

Aisleen Fayme Dela Pena
Aisleen Fayme Dela Pena

Environmental Design

Aisleen Fayme Dela Pena aka. Fayme

“Architectural design is about crafting environments that harmonize urban living with nature and community connections. From sustainable mixed-use buildings to serene urban parks, we blend creativity with technical expertise to shape spaces that... More

Verdha Toor
Verdha Toor

Environmental Design

Verdha Toor

“"Less is a bore." - Robert Venturi More

Batoll Nassery
Batoll Nassery

View Medal Winners

Environmental Design

Batoll Nassery

“The best way to predict the future is to design it. More

Jun Chen
Jun Chen

Environmental Design

Jun Chen

“Designing with purpose, building with perspective. ”

Emma Di Girolamo
Emma Di Girolamo

Environmental Design

Emma Di Girolamo

“It has been said that, at its best, preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present over a mutual concern for the future. More

Kai Zhu
Kai Zhu

Environmental Design

Kai Zhu

“What exactly is architecture? ”

Hissan Majid
Hissan Majid

Environmental Design

Hissan Majid

“"I'm Hissan Majid, a multidisciplinary student deeply engaged in environmental design with a unique perspective shaped by my military background and extensive travels across Canadian cities. My journey into urban planning and design was sparked by... More

Ann xu
Ann xu

Environmental Design

Ann xu aka. Qian Xu

“Unexpected discoveries in life can sometimes inspire unique ideas. ”

Zainab Marvi
Zainab Marvi

Environmental Design

Zainab Marvi

“Architecture is a reflection of our society and history; a type of storytelling through spaces; one that I hope to curate. ”

Jacob Deaville
Jacob Deaville

Environmental Design

Jacob Deaville

Jimin Park
Jimin Park

Environmental Design

Jimin Park

“ The way people live can be directed a little by design. ”

Elif Asal
Elif Asal

Environmental Design

Elif Asal

“it all starts with a simple line, where a design so little can spark significant change ”

Myah Hofer
Myah Hofer

Environmental Design

Myah Hofer

Zenfira Gasymova
Zenfira Gasymova

Environmental Design

Zenfira Gasymova

Omar Zayed
Omar Zayed

Environmental Design

Omar Zayed

Fayann Fernandes
Fayann Fernandes

Environmental Design

Fayann Fernandes

Katerina Boucovala
Katerina Boucovala

Environmental Design

Katerina Boucovala

Andee Torres
Andee Torres

Environmental Design

Andee Torres

Haneen Banat
Haneen Banat

Environmental Design

Haneen Banat

Luke-Philip Seibt
Luke-Philip Seibt

Environmental Design

Luke-Philip Seibt

Akchayaa Pathmanathan
Akchayaa Pathmanathan

Environmental Design

Akchayaa Pathmanathan

Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2023/2024!