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James Forren

Assistant Professor

School of Architecture

Email: james.forren@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6135
Fax: 902-423-6672
Mailing Address: 
5410 Spring Garden Road
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • computation in architecture
  • innovative building processes
  • materials research
  • rethinking technology
  • social aspects of architectural technology
  • design-build
  • public interest design
  • architectural experience and perception
  • contemplative space
  • spaces of memory
  • critical reflections on architectural history and theory
  • design methodology


  • BA (Wesleyan College)
  • MArch (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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