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OTTAWA, September 5, 2018 – In a departure from tradition, the architects behind some of Canada’s best new buildings and spaces are coming to Winnipeg for an awards ceremony at Government House and to share their award-winning projects at a special public event. On September 13, the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba will host an awards ceremony for the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture and the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape...  >>
OTTAWA, August 9, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) will hold a national forum in Vancouver on August 21 to explore challenges, opportunities, and new directions for architecture in British Columbia and Canada. This special event takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at UBC Robson Square Theatre, 800 Robson Street. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The session is open to RAIC members, non-members, members of the...  >>
OTTAWA, August 14, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has created a new Professional Liability Insurance program that is designed for architects and will provide comprehensive professional liability coverage and other insurance at highly competitive rates. The RAIC Professional Liability Insurance Program will be available starting October 1 as a benefit for RAIC members only. “The RAIC is proud to support members...  >>
On August 15 the RAIC will issue the 2018 Editions of both Document Six, Standard Form of Contract for Architectural Services, and Document Nine, Canadian Standard Form of Contract Between Architect and Consultant. Available in both English and French, Documents Six and Nine work together to provide well balanced agreements that respond to the needs of clients, architects, and consultants. Developed by the RAIC Practice Support Committee with...  >>
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FREE public talk by the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. Meet the architects and hear the story behind each of the 12 winning projects in lively five-minute presentations. With images and Q&A.   WHEN: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 6-8 p.m.   WHERE: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Buhler Hall 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, Manitoba   Plus: • Presentation by Governor General’s Medal in Landscape...  >>
Nominate your colleagues and peers for Fellowship in the RAIC. Fellowship is bestowed in recognition of achievements of excellence in architecture based on design excellence represented by past awards; outstanding scholarly contribution represented by research, publications, and education; or distinguished service to the profession or the community. The deadline for nominations is October 31. MORE INFO   >>
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Join the Danish Consulate General for a tour to Copenhagen from September 25-29, 2018 to explore the urban spaces, learning environments, and commercial landscapes of Denmark. Participants will meet local architects and decision-makers, and visit award-winning project sites around Copenhagen. The tour costs $6,000 CAD, which includes airfare and five nights hotel accommodations. MORE INFO   >>
The RAIC would like to thank all members who took the time to participate in the 2018 Heritage Conservation Continuing Education survey! With over 200 hundred responses received, our members have made it clear that there is a strong audience for continuing education offerings in this field. The survey was one step in a multi-stage research phase for the development of new continuing education opportunities related to heritage conservation,...  >>