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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....  >>
OTTAWA, ON, April 25, 2017– The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), in partnership with The National Trust for Canada, announces the Ontario Place Cinesphere and Pods and the CN Tower in Toronto as recipients of the 2017 Prix du XXe siècle – recognized for their enduring excellence and national significance to Canada’s architectural legacy. Download images Ontario Place’s dramatic structures by Toronto architect Eberhard Zeidler made...  >>
A project called Analogous Space by a team of intern architects from Ontario has been named winner of the 2017 Urban Marker competition, presented by the RAIC Emerging Practitioners and sponsored by Stantec. The purpose of the competition was to create a unique physical marker to signal and celebrate events and locations of the 2017 RAIC / OAA Festival of Architecture. The festival takes place May 24-27 in Ottawa, aligning with Canada’s 150th...  >>
OTTAWA, April 11, 2017 – A public library in suburban Montreal that combines high-performance standards with design quality and responsiveness to community needs will receive the 2017 Green Building Award. The award, given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Green Building Council® (CaGBC), recognizes outstanding achievement in buildings that are environmentally responsible and promote the health and wellbeing of...  >>
OTTAWA, April 11, 2017 – Diarmuid Nash, FRAIC/PP, a Toronto architect and Past President of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), has been elected Chancellor of the RAIC College of Fellows for a three-year term beginning May 2017. Nash succeeds Barry Johns, FRAIC, an Edmonton architect who has served two three-year terms from 2011 to 2017. “I am deeply honoured to have been elected Chancellor of the College of Fellows,” said Nash...  >>
The RAIC requests the pleasure of your company at the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize Gala, September 19, 2017. The Gala is an exciting event held at The Carlu, a historic event space in Toronto and a spectacular example of Art Moderne architecture. Architects and industry professionals from across the country will come together to honour the winner of the Moriyama RAIC International Prize and to celebrate the Prize values of social...  >>
The RAIC's first ever International Indigenous Architecture and Design Symposium takes place on Saturday, May 27.   >>
A luminous worship space designed and built with the creative use of computer modeling, measuring, and fabrication software, and custom glass, has won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Innovation in Architecture Award for 2017. The Bahá’í Temple of South America, by Hariri Pontarini Architects of Toronto, is a domed structure set in the foothills of the Andes Mountains outside Santiago, Chile. Nine monumental veils frame an open...  >>
OTTAWA, March 23, 2017 – This year’s budget continues the theme of investment in communities and the built environment that underpinned the 2016 budget. According to Michael Cox, President-Elect of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), “This budget strives to be transformative for people, place and planet. Its promise is to invest in more sustainable systems – infrastructure, buildings, transportation, industry and innovation –...  >>
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