Tag: Architecture

UTSC on Film

UTSC on Film What do Dennis Villeneuve’s Enemy (2013), Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water (2017), Kristoffer Borgli’s Dream Scenario (2023), and The Weeknd’s music video for “Secrets” (2017) all have in common? They were all shot, at least partially, at UTSC! Believe it or not, our campus has

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Lobbying for Student Residences

Lobbying for Student Residences David Onley, UTSC alum and former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, here recalls one of his first initiatives as a student leader: lobbying with his peers for student residences on campus in the 1980s, much to administrative chagrin.  To listen to David’s oral history, click here. To

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Picture Perfect: Seeing and Unseeing UTSC on Film

What makes a given location perfect for filming? It’s a big question. Location is, after all, arguably one of the most important aspects of film production, as filmmakers have to consider how to best translate the narrative charge of a story into a physical space. Location, in this sense, functions

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The Building(s) of UTSC: A Social Timeline of UTSC

Did you know that the UTSC library was housed in many locations (including the Bendale Library, in the upper levels of SW, and even in a barn) before being established in its current home in the Academic Resource Centre? Or that the Leigha Lee Browne Theatre was built on the

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