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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,...  >>
OTTAWA, July 13, 2018 –  The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has produced a free, public document that describes best practices in working with Indigenous communities on architectural projects. The report titled Four Case Studies Exemplifying Best Practices in Architectural Co-design and Building with First Nations is a resource for architects, designers, clients, funders, and policy-makers involved in the creation of new...  >>
OTTAWA, June 6, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) announce that entries are now being accepted for the 2018 National Urban Design Awards. The National Urban Design Awards (NUDA) is a biennial Canadian awards program that showcases excellence in urban design and raises public awareness of the important role of urban design...  >>
The 2017 Annual Report includes last year's financial statements, membership statistics, advocacy initiatives, and programming updates. DOWNLOAD   >>
OTTAWA, ON, May 16, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the National Trust for Canada announce the Toronto Central YMCA as the recipient of the 2018 Prix du XXe siècle, in recognition of enduring excellence and significance to Canada’s architectural legacy. Download images The Toronto Central YMCA by Diamond Schmitt Architects has been popular from the day it opened in 1984 at 20 Grosvenor Street. A distinguished three-...  >>
The new RAIC Canadian Standard Form of Contract for Architect’s Services Document Six, was published in March 2017. It is now being adopted by architects and clients across the country. Since then, the RAIC Practice Support Committee has developed five new schedules for Document Six. RAIC Document Six “Schedule A – Services” provides a comprehensive list of services provided by architects for virtually any type of project. These new schedules...  >>
OTTAWA, May 7, 2018 - The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts today announced the recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. The biennial awards celebrate outstanding design in recently completed projects by Canadian architects. The 12 projects represent many types and sizes of buildings – from an international airport and sports complexes to a park pavilion and small hospital....  >>
(The following news release was issued by the National Gallery of Canada).   Official unveiling takes place May 26, 2018 at the 16th International Architecture exhibition OTTAWA, April 18, 2018 – The multilateral partnerships involved in what is a historic restoration of the Canada Pavilion in Venice perfectly reflect the Biennale Architettura 2018 theme of FREESPACE, described by La Biennale di Venezia as “a generosity of spirit at the heart...  >>