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David Fortin

Ontario, Canada

Dr. David Fortin is a registered architect in Ontario Canada. He is also an associate professor and current Director of the McEwen School of Architecture, as well as Associate Director of the Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute at Laurentian University. He has taught architectural history, theory, and design in the UK, US, and Canada and has published on topics related to Indigenous design, Métis architecture, and speculative architectural thinking, including the relationship between science-fiction and design. He is a citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario and in 2018 became the first Indigenous person to direct a school of architecture in Canada.

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