Emmanuelle van Rutten, B.Arch, OAA, OAQ, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C

Director, Moriyama & Teshima Architect's Ottawa

Emmanuelle van Rutten is the Director of Moriyama & Teshima Architect's Ottawa office. She has worked on high-profile projects in the national capital region, including the Canadian War Museum, the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, and the Visitor Welcome Centre Phase One on Parliament Hill in collaboration with IBI Group. Most recently, Emmanuelle led the Beaverbrook Library renovation and addition project for the Ottawa Public Library, as well as the renovation of the Canada History Hall at the Museum of History.

Emmanuelle graduated from the Carleton University School of Architecture with high distinction and the AIA Henry Adams Medal in 1998. She maintains a close relationship with her alma mater, now called the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism, where she has taught various core design studios in addition to serving as a regular guest critic.  With a reputation as a talented designer and critic, fluidly communicating in both official languages, she was recently appointed as a panel member for the Ottawa Urban Design Review Panel. Since 2015, she’s also been the RAIC Regional Director for the regions of Ontario North, East and Nunavut.

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24-27 May 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

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The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Ontario Association of Architects have partnered to present the 2017 Festival of Architecture May 24-27, 2017 in Ottawa.

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