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All members are invited to attend the RAIC’s 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) via Zoom on Monday, June 19, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. Members who would like to attend the AGM may register no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on June 18, 2023, by completing this form. Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation and reminders as the event approaches. Please reference the annual general meeting package below: Annual General Meeting...  >>
  May 8, 2023 Dear Premier Ford, This letter is to express our concerns with the Ontario Government’s plans to move the Ontario Science Centre, as announced on April 18, 20231. We respectfully request a meeting at the earliest convenience to discuss this issue. The RAIC urges the Province of Ontario to pause and reconsider their plans to relocate the Ontario Science Centre and any demolition of this iconic architectural landmark. There are three...  >>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA April 26, 2023 – Gerrie Doyle, an Ottawa-based architect and Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, has been elected Chancellor of the RAIC College of Fellows for a three-year term beginning June 2023.   Doyle will succeed Susan Ruptash, FRAIC, from Toronto, who began her term in 2020. Ruptash, decided not to run for a second term.    "I am humbled but honoured to have been elected as the...  >>
Laureats des Prix Annuels de 2023 Annual Awards Recipients
    OTTAWA, April 17, 2023 – The RAIC is honoured to announce its slate of recipients for their Annual Awards.     The first installment of the Awards since the addition of the three reworked awards of excellence, the RAIC Annual Award recipients consist of architectural practices, projects and initiatives that illustrate the dynamic environment of Canadian architecture today.      This year’s recipients are as follows:    RAIC...  >>
  With the support of our generous donors, we had an exciting 2022, launching two new awards and entering into relationships with other like-minded organizations. Vince Catalli Scholarship for Sustainable Architecture Innovation This scholarship, open to students from all twelve accredited architecture schools in Canada, was awarded for the first time in 2022. Funded by an endowment from Vince Catalli, and managed by the RAICF, the winner of...  >>
RAIC | IRAC 2023 Honorary Fellows (portrait collage)
For Immediate Release  March 20, 2023  OTTAWA, March 20, 2023–Four professionals who have significantly impacted architectural practice around the world have been named Honorary Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). The 2023 Honorary Fellows exemplify the tremendous impact that architects have—not only on the built environment, but also on public life and the world around them.    Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas,...  >>
For Immediate Release March 15, 2023 OTTAWA March 15th, 2023 - The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is pleased to announce the nomination of Architecture Playshop and Dual Credit High School Architecture Bootcamp for submission to the international UIA Architecture & Children Golden Cubes Awards. The Golden Cubes Awards (GCA) honour people and organizations that help children and young people develop a better understanding of...  >>
For Immediate Release March 13, 2023 OTTAWA, March 13, 2023 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is honoured to announce the 26 Fellows inducted into the RAIC College. A Fellow of the RAIC College is a member of the RAIC who has achieved professional eminence or has rendered distinctive service to the profession or to the community at large. Nomination and advancement to Fellowship is administered by the RAIC College....  >>
The process has begun to elect the next Chancellor of the RAIC College. The selection period runs for thirty (30) days and uses electronic ballots. A personalized link to the electronic ballots will be emailed to eligible voters on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. They must be completed and submitted by March 30, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Voting Instructions   Each ballot link is unique and only valid for one vote. You must be logged in to your RAIC...  >>
One of the RAIC’s goals is to be innovative in our own operations as well as in how we serve our members and the architectural community. The RAIC aims to be a leading employer in the not-for-profit sector in Canada while maintaining the highest standard of performance as an organization, and we engage in ongoing assessment and improvement to that end.      As another step towards that goal, we are happy to announce that the RAIC will be...  >>