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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,...  >>
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...  >>