Vision, Mission and Values
To build awareness and appreciation of the contribution of architecture to the physical well-being and cultural development of Canada.
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is the leading voice of architecture in Canada. Our mission is:
- To affirm that architecture matters;
- To celebrate the richness and diversity of architecture in Canada; and,
- To support architects in achieving excellence.
Integrity – the RAIC conducts all its activities with the highest ethical and professional standards;
Environmental Responsibility – the RAIC actively promotes sustainable design and operates in the most environmentally sustainable manner possible;
Inclusiveness – the RAIC acts as a 'rassembleur' and all RAIC staff and programs operate to create and maintain a common ground for architecture students, intern architects, architects in practice, retired architects and professional organizations in Canada;
Effectiveness – RAIC programs are established with clear and measurable objectives that will bring benefit to members, enhance the profession of architecture, and improve the quality of the built environment in Canada.