Architecture cooperatives: a model for the future of professional practice | INTERN | Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Architecture cooperatives: a model for the future of professional practice | INTERN

SKU: FOP210218

With co-operative architectural practices emerging in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada, join this webinar to learn from the experiences presented by two of Canada’s pioneering co-operative practices. This webinar will explore their beginnings, the benefits they have experienced, and visions for the future. 

Architecture cooperatives: a model for the future of professional practice 

Foundations of Practice Series

Topics: Practice / Buisness

Length: 1 hour l What's included: video, quiz, certificate of completion

Available February 18 - Pre-register for the webinar today and be notified when content is ready to stream!

Co-operative practices have the benefit of bringing practitioners together while retaining their freedom to influence the conditions of their work. This webinar will touch on the history of co-operative practices as well as share stories and experiences of two pioneering Canadian architectural firms structured in this model, PIVOT: COOPÉRATIVE D'ARCHITECTURE (Montreal, est. 2017) and ARISE ARCHITECTS CO-OPERATIVE (Ontario, est. 2019). 


This webinar will explore the co-operative’s beginnings, experiences, and visions, as well as inspire alternate futures for architectural practices. 


Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Integrate a co-operative model as an alternative and inclusive way to structure an architectural practice.
  2. Compare the basic business structure and culture of a co-operative architectural practice.
  3. Explain the basic regulatory aspects of a co-operative architectural practice.
  4. Use the experiences of two of Canada's pioneering architectural co-operatives to integrate aspects of their model to its architectural practice. 


Subject Matter Expert: 


Colleen Lashuk OAQ, AAPPQ 
Pivot : Coopérative d'architecture 


Yvonne Ip, OAA, MRAIC, MArch, BFA, BA 
Arise Architects 


Pricing A-La-Carte 

Member: $50  /  Non-Member: $75  
Intern Member: $35  /  Intern Non-Member: $50  
Student: $25
  (must be an RAIC student associate member)  


Purchase as part of a webinar 5-pack and save 10% on your order!  

Purchase as part of a webinar 10-pack and save 25% on your order! 


This webinar is part of a series! See more like this here. 



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