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Affiliates & Partners

The RAIC works with like-minded companies and organizations that hold the architectural profession to the same high standard of excellence. Become an affiliate member or corporate partner and connect with the RAIC's engaged community of individuals designing a better built environment. 



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Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

PO Box 24058 Hazeldean
Kanata, ON K2M 2C3

info@cpci.ca

The Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI) and its members are the leading source of technical resources (Body of Knowledge (BOK)) for the precast concrete industry in Canada. From this BOK, Building Codes, Design Guides, Educational Programs, Certification, Sustainability Programs, Accelerated Building Construction and new research ideas are derived. This CPCI industry initiative develops, maintains, and disseminates the BOK necessary for designing, fabricating, and constructing sustainable and resilient precast concrete structures. READ MORE


 

v2com newswire
Julie Payette
5372A Fabre, Montreal
Quebec H2J 3W5 Canada
O./B. 514.845.1188
C. 514.831.1195
 

v2com Get published in the world’s leading design publications! With 25 years of leadership in international architecture and design media relations, v2com newswire promotes your projects to the world’s largest specialized media network, getting you published in the most prestigious publications in 96 countries. READ MORE


Baldassarra Architects
Michael Baldassarra
michaelb@baldassarra.ca
905.660.0722
200-7800 Jane St.
Vaughan ON, L4K 4R6

Since its inception in 1986, Baldassarra Architects has grown into an established design firm, consistently recognized for design excellence and exceptional service. Our portfolio of industrial, commercial, retail, medical, and residential projects demonstrates our diverse capabilities and expertise. We have accumulated invaluable knowledge and experience over our many years of operation, and we take great pride in the numerous awards and the strong client relationships we’ve developed to date. READ MORE


Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)
 

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is a non-profit industry organization advancing low-carbon, sustainable buildings and communities. With nearly 1,200 member companies incorporating 15,000 practitioners, CaGBC represents a broad cross-section of the green building industry, including manufacturers, real estate developers and managers, construction firms, and professional firms in engineering, architecture, and finance.  READ MORE


 

Construction Links Network
Arnie Gess

Established in 2003, Construction Links Network is the peer-to-peer news sharing platform for the construction, building, and design community. This one-of-a-kind platform provides the tools necessary to source and distribute the latest news, videos, events, and innovative products / services the industry has to offer which helps members plan, design and build great projects around the world. READ MORE


 

CRL
 

CRL is the industry’s leading, full-service provider of architectural metals, glass fittings and professional-grade glazing supplies. The company leverages more than 50 years of experience and a track record of industry firsts to offer a one-stop-shop with a breadth of innovative product choices, reliable service to help customers complete more projects on time and on budget, and expert support from customization to quote to completion. CRL focuses on expanding opportunities for all to turn bold architectural visions into real world experiences. To learn more, please visit www.crl-arch.com


 

DesignABLE Environments Inc. (DE)

DesignABLE Environments Inc. (DE) is one of Canada’s oldest and leading consulting firm that provides expertise to public and private sector clients on how to design the built environment to meet the needs of all people, including persons with disabilities and the elderly. DE has been instrumental in developing and popularising the philosophies of both barrier-free and universal design. DE’s staff work within project teams to ensure that team members gain a true understanding of the complexities, challenges and opportunities associated with accessibility. DE has an extensive track record as accessibility consultants on local and international projects, including residential, commercial, educational, judicial, recreational, institutional, and healthcare projects. DE is skilled in the interpretation and application of a variety of accessibility standards and best practices to provide supportive built environments that promote independence, dignity and safety for all. READ MORE


 

Enbridge

Mary Sye
Advisor, CI Program Design

Enbridge Gas works hard to help Ontario residents and businesses save money with their energy-efficiency programs. Demand-side management (DSM) programs also offer effective ways to reduce the environmental footprint of homes and businesses.

In the bigger picture, they see the need to provide affordable and reliable energy while protecting the environment. As well, their parent company, Enbridge Inc. sees significant opportunities in renewable energy, particularly offshore wind and solar. READ MORE


Forward Signs

Established in 1986, Forward Signs is one of GTA’s premier sign companies. Rooted in the heart of GTA, we provide a range of products and services, from traditional signage to metal cladding to wayfinding signage and more. We believe in the principles of quality, precision, flexibility and creativity when it comes to supporting our clients. The only constant in the world is change. As an industry leader, we are innovative in creating the best solution for our clients. READ MORE


 

ICC Distribution Group 

ICC Distribution Group has a proven VOC free unique crystalline waterproofing system that penetrates into the surface of cured concrete to fill and seal pores and capillary voids, creating a long term breathable protective zone within the concrete substrate. This technology is known to be environmentally safe for treating bridges and roadways over open bodies of water. Preventing damage such as repeated freeze/thaw cycles, advanced de-icing chemical brine attack (Calcium Oxy Chloride), as well as reducing ASR by as much as 37% on highly re-active aggregate.


 

Innovative Technology Inc.

Unit 5B-1420 Youville Dr
Ottawa, ON K1C 7B3

iti_sales@innovative.ca

ITI National Master Specification products are available in the RAIC's online store, at a 10% discount to members! 


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JVS Toronto

607-1280 Finch Ave W
Toronto, ON M3J 3K6

philip.hollett@jvstoronto.org

JVS Toronto is a non-profit, charitable organization. Since 1947, we have played a vital role ensuring that job seekers reach their potential at work and employers build the workforce they need to be suc-cessful. JVS Toronto offers a variety of specialized programs and services for Newcomer Architectural Profes-sionals. READ MORE


 

Nicola Krantz
Architecture Archivist
550 Boul. de la Cité
Gatineau, QC  J8T 0A7
nicola.krantz@canada.ca
www.bac-lac.gc.ca

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) preserves Canada’s documentary heritage and ensures that Canadians can access, discover and share it. LAC has been acquiring private architectural fonds since 1970 and has built a collection of more than 310,000 architectural drawings and assorted material. LAC's mission is to document the creative processes that underlie the activities and work of contemporary or historical specialists in architecture. LAC's private architectural collection consists mainly of fonds of architects and designers for whom the preparation of drawings is essential to conducting their main business. The records primarily come from architectural organizations and private sources. In addition to architectural drawings, LAC’s architectural holdings include thousands of photographs, videotape and films, and around 50 GB of electronic documents.


Live Easy Inc.
Jim Closs, Principal
jim@liveeasyinc.com

Live Easy looks to provide access to accessibility, remove barriers of doing business for barrier-free design, provide safe and secure environments and ensure that common sense and trusting relationships lead to positive outcomes. Live Easy has partnered with Bay Area Health to create a focused boutique business that is backed by health care bona fides, attracting both high quality manufacturers and customers alike.


 

 

Master Builders Solutions
 

Master Builders Solutions represents more than 100 years of experience, innovation and expertise in the construction industry, providing advanced chemical solutions for new construction, maintenance, repair and renovation of structures. Since the early 1900's, the company has pushed the limits of chemistry and convention to develop and introduce products that improve construction in any application. Our comprehensive construction chemicals portfolio includes concrete admixtures, waterproofing solutions, concrete repair and protection solutions, sealants and performance flooring solutions.

 

Mortarr
 

Mortarr is the search engine for commercial constriction and design. Whether you're looking for project inspiration, commercial-grade products, or commercial professionals - it's all one click away on Mortarr.com. The single-site where you can find and be found.

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Owens Corning

Salvatore Ciarlo

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. READ MORE 

 


Polymershapes Distribution Canada Inc.
Centers in 8 Major Canadian Cities
Sohail Khan
M: 403-630-7664
E:  skhan@polymershapes.com
W: www.polymershapes.com

Polymershapes is the premier distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, and associated products, with over 70 years of industry-leading heritage. We have the industry’s most knowledgeable and highly trained sales and customer service team. Our network of 70 stocking facilities, located throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Chile, enables our customers access to extensive local inventory from world-class supplier partners, and we can provide same day delivery in many locations. READ MORE


 

Scientext
London, Ontario
Direct Line: 519-280-2486
Toll-free (Canada): 1-844-441-6141
eMail: dorgan@scientext.ca

Scientext is  proud to offer exceptional, evidence-based construction specifications and technical support to professional design studios across Canada, cost-effectively and when needed.  READ MORE


Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance

Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance delivers peace of mind to design professionals, building owners, facility managers and contractors throughout Canada by managing roofing and building lifecycles.  READ MORE


 

VELUX Canada Inc.

2740 Sherwood Heights Dr
Oakville, ON L6J 7V5
https://www.velux.ca/professional

velux-cdn@velux.com

 

VELUX is the world leader in skylights, Sun Tunnels and roof windows and is one of the strongest global brands in the building materials sector. For over 75 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world. Making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof in both residential and commercial buildings. Our product programme includes The No Leak Skylight, Sun Tunnel skylights, roof windows, Dynamic Domes and modular skylights as well as a range of blinds, installation solutions and intelligent home controls. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate; for work and learning, for play and pleasure. VELUX is preferred globally by customers, dealers and industry professionals. READ MORE


Welch LLP - Chartered Professional Accountants

Welch LLP is a CPA firm that provides a full range of accounting, assurance, tax, advisory, and specialty services. 

Welch delivers a relationship-driven approach to client service.  Our extensive experience in the architectural industry allows us to identify issues and develop solutions with ease.  Dedicated to the Architectural Community in Canada, Welch supports the activities of our clients including:

  • Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Foundation
  • Canadian Architectural Certification Board
  • Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada
  • Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

 


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