STIRworld Article on Mukwa Waakaa’igan
STIRworld has published a thoughtful article on Mukwa Waakaa’igan Indigenous Centre of Cultural Excellence at Algoma University. This piece provides a great overview of the design intentions of our team at Moriyama & Teshima Architects and Smoke Architecture, detailing the building’s integration with and signification of nature, in addition to its ties to Indigenous teachings and practices. It describes how client and stakeholder input were imperative in understanding what this facility must bring to the site, by way of acknowledgement of the past, healing, and rejuvenation into the future.
We encourage you to read the full text via the following link.