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Anne Bordeleau is the O'Donovan Director at the School of Architecture of the University of Waterloo. A registered architect in Quebec, she was awarded a PhD from the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies (University College London, UK) after receiving her professional degree and Masters in the history and theory of architecture from McGill University (Montreal). She is an architect and historian with publications on the temporal dimensions of...  >>
OTTAWA, June 20, 2017 – The former United States embassy building in Ottawa is not a culturally appropriate space for an Indigenous Centre, says the Indigenous Task Force of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), on the eve of National Aboriginal Day. “Indigenous people always get the hand-me-downs, the buildings, and land that settlers no longer have a use for,” says the task force, composed of about 30 mostly Indigenous architects...  >>
Re: Request for standing offer for consulting services, reference No. 108753 Background BGIS has issued a nation-wide Request for Standing Offers (RFSO) for engineering consulting services. Most projects require engineering consulting services only, however some projects require both architectural and engineering services. Architects may be approached to provide architectural services as subconsultants to engineering prime consultants....  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) affirms the continued commitment of the Canadian architecture community to designing a more sustainable world and making the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement a reality. “Each of us has a responsibility in our work and with our everyday choices to ensure a sustainable future,” says RAIC President-Elect Michael Cox, FRAIC. “The RAIC applauds and whole-heartedly endorses the American Institute of...  >>
The preliminary survey results on what the architectural community wants and needs from the RAIC are in! While there is more analysis to be done, the initial results are very encouraging and reflect our long-held beliefs about our members – you are engaged, passionate, and understand the mission of the RAIC. After last year’s proposed change to the MRAIC membership designation was defeated at the AGM in Nanaimo, the impassioned response and the...  >>
The four shortlisted projects are located in Tokyo, Japan; Copenhagen, Denmark; Melbourne, Australia; and the village of Upper Kingsburg in Nova Scotia, Canada.   >>
WINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED IN SEPTEMBER 2017 The four shortlisted projects are located in Tokyo, Japan; Copenhagen, Denmark; Melbourne, Australia; and the village of Upper Kingsburg in Nova Scotia, Canada. View the shortlisted projects The Prize, which was established in 2014 by Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama along with the RAIC and the RAIC Foundation, consists of a monetary award of CAD $100,000 and a handcrafted sculpture designed by...  >>
OTTAWA, May 16, 2017 – A designer of the Vancouver SkyTrain; a Toronto living wall pioneer; a Montreal expert on heritage materials conservation; and two Winnipeg architects reimagining their city are among the Canadian architects to be named 2017 Fellows. The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship in recognition of outstanding achievement. Criteria include design excellence, exceptional...  >>
OTTAWA, May 5, 2017 – A pair of Toronto architects who are designing contemporary infill buildings that reflect an interest in materials and textures are the recipients of the 2017 Young Architect Award given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC.) After studying and working in the United States for more than 10 years, Andrew Batay-Csorba, and Jodi Batay-Csorba moved from Los Angeles to Toronto in 2010, where they established...  >>
OTTAWA, May 1, 2017 —  A Montreal architectural historian and a late Toronto journalist who wrote exceptionally about architecture are the recipients of the 2017 President’s Medal for Media in Architecture given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Download images This award recognizes storytelling about buildings and cities that promotes understanding of architecture and the role of architects in the daily lives of Canadians....  >>

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