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OTTAWA, March 21, 2016 – David and Susan Scott, a Vancouver couple whose architectural careers have been intertwined for 19 years, are the recipients of the 2016 Young Architect Award given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC.) The husband-and-wife team works together as Scott & Scott Architects within their family home, a street-level studio and workshop built in 2012, which allows them to work alongside their two young...  >>
OTTAWA, March 11, 2016 – MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects (MJMA), a Toronto firm that specializes in community recreation and sports buildings, will receive the 2016 Architectural Firm Award of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC.) “MJMA has consistently achieved a very high quality of architecture and bold clarity throughout its large body of work,”said the five-member jury. “In addition to the spectacular spatial qualities,...  >>
OTTAWA, March 7, 2016 – RAIC President Allan Teramura, FRAIC, today took part in a round-table discussion on Smart Cities: Design, Innovation and Sustainability with noted American architect Jeanne Gang, Minister of Environment Catherine McKenna and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, among others. U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman hosted the discussion over breakfast at his official residence. Ms. Gang, founder and lead architect of Chicago's Studio...  >>
OTTAWA, March 4, 2016 – A Montreal firm that designs fresh, contemporary houses inspired by the informal qualities of Montreal’s residential lanes is the recipient of the 2016 Emerging Architectural Practice Award given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). La SHED Architecture, a nine-person office, was founded in 2011 by Renée Mailhot, MRAIC, Sébastien Parent and Yannick Laurin. The trio graduated in 2008 from the University...  >>

2015 RAIC Foundation Bursary recipient – Architecture+Film Series / Stenhouse Photography

The bursary goes to a project that relates to architecture in its broadest sense; a project that encourages public education or that makes possible significant scholarly research resulting in publications, exhibitions, symposia, lectures, or conferences. Individuals and organizations may apply. Preference will be given to members of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. The deadline for submissions is March 28th, 2016. For more info   >>
In 2015, the RAIC and others campaigned against plans to locate the Memorial to the Victims of Communism next to the Supreme Court of Canada. The Department of Canadian Heritage now wishes to locate the memorial on a smaller site in downtown Ottawa. The department is seeking feedback from Canadians to help inform the design competition guidelines. RAIC members are encouraged to participate in the survey. Deadline is February 16. Take the...  >>

Allan Teramura, FRAIC, delivering the presidential address / Photo: Vanessa Dewson

Allan Teramura, FRAIC, an Ottawa architect advocating for healthy and sustainable Aboriginal communities, is the 77th President of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada following a formal ceremony on January 15th. About 120 guests attended the investiture ceremony at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa. Award-winning Canadian author Joseph Boyden delivered the keynote address. “As architects, I think we would all agree that...  >>
Are you interested in knowing more about how federal government departments procure professional services related to real property? This table is a user-friendly guide to the professional service streams and the various tools used for real property services procurement by the federal government. The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) produced the document at the request of a working...  >>
OTTAWA, January 20, 2016 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and fellow applicants today discontinued a court case against the National Capital Commission (NCC) challenging its decision to start excavating the site last summer for the National Memorial to the Victims of Communism. On Wednesday, lawyers for the RAIC, Heritage Ottawa and architects Barry Padolsky, FRAIC, and Shirley Blumberg, FRAIC, filed a notice of...  >>
Photos of the 2016 President Investiture Ceremony Ottawa, January 15, 2016 — Allan Teramura, FRAIC, an Ottawa architect advocating for healthy and sustainable Aboriginal communities, is the 77th President of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada following a formal ceremony on Friday. About 120 guests attended the investiture ceremony at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa. Award-winning Canadian author Joseph...  >>

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