Warren Borg, OAA, NWTAA, MRAIC, has been a PhD student at Carleton University’s ASAU since 2020. He is also an architect and the founder of borg architect. Warren specializes in arctic design and construction methodologies with substantial commercial, residential, and institutional experience in the government and private sectors. One of his guiding principles is that “pride of place is sustainable” and holism is essential to creating viable environments. Warren has served as a guest speaker at various institutions, including Carleton University, Laurentian University and the University of Technology, Jamaica.
Warren’s research interests revolve around remote transformative architecture and its role during rapid societal shifts within indigenous communities. His doctoral work deals specifically with Iqaluit, Nunavut’s transformative architecture during Sangussaqtauliqtilluta (period of disruption) from the community’s inception in 1941 to 1965.
PhD, Architecture – Carleton University, 2020-present
Master of Architecture – Carleton University, 2014
Bachelor of Architectural Science – Ryerson University, 2010
Bachelor of Arts – Redeemer University College, 2006
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