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OTTAWA January 21, 2022 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is proud to announce that Wanda Dalla Costa, a prominent Indigenous voice and practitioner in North American architecture, has been awarded honorary fellowship for 2022. Wanda Dalla Costa is a member of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation and was the first First Nation woman to become an architect in Canada. Her firm, Tawaw Architecture Collective, is based in Phoenix, Arizona. She...  >>
Members of the College are invited to nominate their peers for the position of Registrar of the RAIC College. The term of Claudio Brun del Re, FRAIC, of Ottawa, who is the current Registrar, ends May 13, 2022.   The Registrar is responsible for recording all actions taken at the Convocation and meetings of the National Committee.  The Registrar will serve a three-year term, which begins at the RAIC College Annual Luncheon in May 2022.  “It...  >>
OTTAWA December 8, 2021–We are pleased to announce that Gregory MacNeil has been appointed Vice President of Practice effective December 6, 2021. Gregory will serve as a key member of the senior leadership team (SLT) on operational decision-making and will be responsible for practice support and practice advocacy. The portfolio includes management of practice queries, maintenance and creation of standard agreement documents, maintenance of...  >>
OTTAWA November 29,2021–The RAIC Foundation is pleased to announce the call for submissions for its 2022 Scholarships.   NEW Vince Catalli Scholarship in Sustainable Design Innovation $5,000 – Deadline March 31, 2022   The Vince Catalli Scholarship in Sustainable Design Innovation promotes and encourages innovative, practical, scalable, and transferable approaches to sustainable design among the next generation of architects in...  >>
OTTAWA November 19, 2021–The RAIC Foundation is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the RAIC Foundation Bursary.  The Foundation invites individuals and/or teams who have affiliations/membership with any Canadian architectural organization to participate for 2022.  The bursary was established for a project consistent with the RAIC Foundation’s mission relating to architecture in its broadest sense. The awarded project encourages ...  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is pleased to welcome Noorulabdeen Ahmad to the RAIC operational team as the incoming Membership and Communications Assistant, effective October 11, 2021. Noorulabdeen Ahmad is a recent graduate of Carleton University’s Film Studies program. He is fluent in English, French and Urdu. He’s an experienced visual communicator with a focus on storytelling through video. His interests in design, cultural...  >>
OTTAWA October 15, 2021–The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) invites submissions for its portfolio of annual awards for 2022. This year, the prospective awards include the Emerging Architectural Practice Award and the Architectural Practice Award. Additionally, the RAIC Gold Medal—which is the highest honour the institute can bestow, is accepting submissions. The deadline for submissions to the 2022 awards is before 11:59 p.m. EST...  >>
OTTAWA June 15, 2021–  The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased to begin accepting submissions for the 2022 RAIC International Prize.   The Prize, awarded every two years, celebrates architecture that is judged to be transformative within its societal context and emblematic of the human values of respect and inclusiveness.     Architects, teams of architects, and architect-led collaborations are invited to submit a...  >>
The RAIC is observing the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, on September 30, 2021. It is our intention to take this time to recognize, reflect, and commemorate the dark and harmful history of residential schools in Canada and the lasting and inter-generational impact they have had on First Nations, Metis, and Inuit communities.  While reflecting on the past, we acknowledge the role that architects, and architecture, had in the...  >>
OTTAWA, September 28, 2021– The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada(RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts invite architects to participate in the competition for the 2022 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. Awarded every two years, the 12 medals recognize and celebrate outstanding design in recently completed built projects – big or small – by Canadian architects. The Governor General’s Medals in Architecture are among this...  >>