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. 
 

 

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 is the world’s largest international architecture and design media network, promoting projects to more than 6,000 publications. v2com is a customized tool that journalists use to find content and prepare articles, getting designers and architects published in the most prestigious magazines, websites, and newspapers all across the world. More than 55,000 journalists, professionals, and partners have put their trust in v2com for over 10 years. 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


 

DELL Small Business

RAIC members save an extra 5% on select Dell Business products. Dell Small Business Technology Advisors give you the tech, the advice, and the one-on-one partnership to fuel your business’ growth.

Log in to your member account at RAIC.org and visit Member Savings and Benefits to access your exclusive member coupon.


 

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
Adivsor, CI Program Design

Carolyn Varady
Advisor, Energy Solutions

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

Founded over 30 years ago, Forward Signs is a one-stop-shop solution provider for signage needs of institutions, businesses, and industries across Canada and the US. Product lines from its manufacturing facility in Toronto include wayfinding signs, digital signs, metal cladding and 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! 

Learn more about ITI products.


 

italDesign
325 King Street East
Toronto Design District
Toronto, ON. M5A 1L1

Liliana Siggillino
toronto@italdesign.ca

italDesign Group is a luxury interior design firm and definitive resource for fine Italian interior furnishings. We are exclusively dedicated to the top brands of interiors “Made in Italy” and we feature some of the premium “Red Dot” award-winning designs by Jean Nouvel, Zaha Hadid, Giuseppe Bavuso, Rodolfo Dordoni, Pietro Arosio, and other architects and designers of international renown.

THE DESIGN EXPERIENCE
italDESIGN Group provides complete design services to clients across North America from our showrooms in Toronto. Our in-house architect is available to make your project a “turn-key” experience.

The italDESIGN Group team are passionate about design, consistently raising the bar and approaching every project with the curiosity, hard work and dedication that is required to create inspiring spaces. We take pride in allowing our clients to achieve their desired lifestyle. We offer unmatched service to our clients and partners, ensuring an engaging and gratifying design experience from beginning to end. 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) 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.


 

LiftMaster
specs@liftmaster.com

LiftMaster is the number one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers, as well as a major manufacturer of commercial door operators, residential and commercial gate operators, telephone entry systems and related access control products. Driven by the access and security needs of the marketplace, LiftMaster’s broad line of state-of-the-art residential and commercial products are designed to fit any lifestyle or application, providing the latest technology and innovations in safety, security, and convenience.


 

Marvin Canada
Vessey George
vgeorge@marvincanada.com
416.795.9300

Marvin is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, headquartered in Warroad, Minnesota with approximately 5,500 employees worldwide.

Their goal is to imagine and create better ways of living for their customers, employees and partners, with a focus on purpose and human-centric design. Since opening their first showroom in Ontario in 1986, they've grown to six locations throughout Canada, and are continuously expanding from coast to coast. Their goal is to provide products, services, and experiences that help people live better in the built environment. READ MORE


 

Material Bank

Material Bank® is the world’s largest marketplace for design professionals and brands in the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to discover and sample materials. The revolutionary platform powers complex searches across hundreds of brands in seconds. Samples ordered by midnight (ET) are delivered in a single box by 12:30 PM the next day to members in Canada — membership is always free for design professionals. 


 

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 


 

Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™
300 – 3820 Cessna Drive,
Richmond, BC, V7B 0A2
access@rickhansen.com

For over three decades, the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) has raised awareness and changed attitudes about the potential of people with disabilities and funded spinal cord injury research and care. Today, the RHF is working to break down one of the most fundamental barriers that people with disabilities face: physical barriers in the places where we live, work, learn, and play.

RHF created Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) to improve accessibility in the built environment. RHFAC is a comprehensive rating system that helps owners and tenants measure the accessibility of their buildings and sites and promotes increased access through the adoption of Universal Design principles. Whether you’re an architect, general contractor, engineer, urban planner, design-builder, or anyone interested in accessibility in the built environment, achieving an RHFAC Professional designation will provide you with knowledge and practical skills to rate a site for its overall accessibility under the RHFAC program. READ MORE


Scientext

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


 

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


 

Weatherproofing Technologies Canada

Weatherproofing Technologies Canada (WTC) is committed to staffing each roofing and facility project with expertly qualified personnel for the benefit of our customers. We are providing you with our most experienced personnel and many of them having more than 30 years of experience managing similar roofing projects. 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

 


 

 

 

 

JVS Toronto

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

philip.hollett@jvstoronto.org