Calgary, Edmundston, Halifax, Hamilton, Lethbridge, Montreal, New Glasgow, Niagara Falls, North Bay, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Westmount, Winnipeg
OTTAWA, June 25, 2019 – A Toronto architect with a portfolio of subway stations; a Montreal hospital expert; a Vancouver leader in sustainable design, and a Winnipeg scholar working toward a national architecture policy are among the Canadian architects to be named 2019 Fellows.
The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship to RAIC members in recognition of outstanding achievement. Criteria include design excellence, exceptional scholarly contribution, or distinguished service to the profession or the community.
Fellows will be inducted at the College of Fellows Convocation ceremony on October 29 at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto during the annual RAIC Festival of Architecture which takes place October 26 to 30.
Representing Canada coast-to-coast, the 41 new Fellows come from Calgary, AB; Edmundston, NB; Halifax, NS; Hamilton, ON; Lethbridge, AB; Montreal, QC; New Glasgow, NS; Niagara Falls, ON; North Bay, ON; Ottawa, ON; Toronto, ON; Vancouver, BC; Westmount, QC, and Winnipeg, MB.
- Richard Lyle Stevens, of IBI Group in Toronto, whose projects include subway stations at Downsview, Sheppard West, Don Mills, Bayview, Finch West, Pioneer Village, Union Station’s second platform, and the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail project;
- Jennifer Cutbill, of Local Practice Architecture + Design in Vancouver, who practices and teaches regenerative design, represented BC/Yukon on the RAIC board directors; founded the RAIC’s Committee on Regenerative Environments, and co-founded Vancouver Design Week;
- Michel Broz, of Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes in Montreal, who has led hospital projects across Quebec, including the Critical Care Pavilion (K) at the Jewish General Hospital and expansion of the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre;
- Lisa Landrum, of the University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture in Winnipeg, who is an associate professor, associate dean (research), and sits on Canadian Architectural Licensing Authorities working group seeking to advance a national architecture policy.
See the full list below. Photos and citations are available by request.
2019 New Fellows
Ron LeLievre, New Glasgow
Craig William Mosher, Halifax
Reno Soucy, Edmundston
Erich Marosi, Westmount
Michel Broz, Montreal
Ontario North and East & Nunavut
Brian Bertrand, North Bay
Paul Dolan, Ottawa
Emmanuelle van Rutten, Ottawa
Robert J. Boraks, Ottawa
Jerry Chlebowski, Toronto
Andrew Bernard Filarski, Toronto
Barbara Miszkiel, Toronto
Chris Couse, Toronto
Chris McQuillan, Toronto
David Stavros, Toronto
Donna Dolan, Toronto
Drew Hauser, Hamilton
Emilio Raimondo, Niagara Falls
Kathleen Kurtin, Toronto
Mark Berest, Toronto
Mark Sterling, Toronto
Megan Torza, Toronto
Patrick B. Fejér, Toronto
Patrick Saavedra, Toronto
Paul George Dowsett, Toronto
Peggy Theodore, Toronto
Richard Lyle Stevens, Toronto
Robert Allen, Toronto
Robert Freedman, Toronto
Rocco Maragna, Toronto
Roland Rom Colthoff, Toronto
Sydney Elizabeth Browne, Toronto
Edward (Ted) Kerry Watson, Toronto
Verne Reimer, Winnipeg
Lisa Landrum, Winnipeg
Graham Livesey, Calgary
Elizabeth Songer, Lethbridge
John Warren Scott, Vancouver
Graham Fligg, Vancouver
Bruce Carscadden, Vancouver
Jennifer Cutbill, Vancouver
The College of Fellows will also induct five Honorary Fellows.
Renzo Piano is one of the best known 20th-century architects for buildings such as the Pompidou Centre, the London Bridge Tower (The Shard), and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Denise Scott Brown is an outspoken advocate for women in architecture. Her influential book Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form, challenged orthodox ideas about modern architecture.
Ivenue Love-Stanley is an architect and pioneer who broke many barriers, including becoming the first African-American woman to graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology College of Architecture in 1977.
Elizabeth Chu Richter is a Past President of the American Institute of Architects who reached millions of listeners with the radio series, The Shape of Texas, broadcast for 11 years on NPR-affiliate stations.
Vishaan Chakrabarti is a practicing architect, professor of design and urban theory at Columbia University, and the author of A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America.
About the RAIC
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is the leading voice for excellence in the built environment in Canada. Representing about 5,000 members, the RAIC advocates for excellence, works to demonstrate how design enhances the quality of life and promotes responsible architecture in addressing important issues of society.