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OTTAWA April 28, 2016 – A Vancouver leader in condominium rehabilitation, a Montreal heritage expert involved in restoration on Parliament Hill, a Toronto architect reshaping his city, and the designer of some 150 projects in Nunavut are among the Canadian architects to be named 2016 Fellows. The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship in recognition of outstanding achievement. Criteria include...  >>
See the built designs on Commercial Street in Nanaimo during architecture festival June 8-11 Nanaimo, April 22, 2016 – Three Vancouver Island high school teams have been selected as finalists in the High School Parklet Design Competition. The competition is one of several public events associated with the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Festival of Architecture taking place in Nanaimo June 8 to 11. Finalists: GISS Junior...  >>

Left to right: Allan Teramura, President, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada / Leslie Maitland, Past-President and Vice-Chair of the Board, Heritage Ottawa / Kelly Mertl, Director of Community Initiatives, United Way Ottawa / Shirley Blumberg, Founding Partner, KPMB Architects / Linda Dicaire, Landscape Architect and Consultant in Cultural Resources Management / Barry Padolsky, Barry Padolsky Associates Inc., Architects.

About 70 people attended the RAIC Celebration of Advocacy that took place April 19 in Ottawa. The reception celebrated the successful outcome of the advocacy campaign that saw design and heritage organizations working together in the public interest. Among the guests were RAIC members, national capital region architects, allied professionals and others with an interest in the built environment. The RAIC was a member of a coalition that...  >>
Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions Request for Standing Offer for Consulting Services Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (Brookfield GIS) is issuing this notice to advise of our intent to release a Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) for Consulting Services in following regions: Atlantic Quebec Ontario (excluding the National Capital Region) West Pacific The purpose of the RFSO is to solicit information and rates for...  >>
Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions Request for Standing Offer for Consulting Services Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (Brookfield GIS) is issuing this notice to advise of our upcoming Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) for Consulting Services. The purpose of the RFSO is to solicit information and rates for projects in the National Capital Region for Government of Canada  Facilities., primarily in crown owned properties for PWGSC and...  >>
First Prize English – Kristen Smith, « Growing Pains » appearing soon in Canadian Architect First Prize French – Marie-Pier Bourret-Lafleur, « Une bibliothèque à coeur ouvert » now in Nouveau Projet 09 Finalists – Samuel Dubois et Pascale Jetté, appearing soon in Argus Mentions – Alexandre Hamlyn, Magdalena Milosz, René-Maxime Parent, Alexandre Petitpas, David Rudin Montreal, 7 April 2016 – A large, attentive and enthusiastic crowd was on hand...  >>
Calgary, Edmonton, Hamilton, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, Saskatoon, Vancouver OTTAWA, April 11, 2016 — Nine cities across Canada “have been enriched by the addition of remarkable urban design initiatives,” says the jury of the 2016 National Urban Design Awards. “The quality of the submissions this year was impressive,” said the three-member jury. “These unique solutions displayed a refreshing inventiveness and a strong commitment to...  >>
OTTAWA, March 23, 2016 – The exceptional investments announced in the federal budget on Tuesday give architects the opportunity to shape a built environment that can improve the quality of life of Canadians and effect positive environmental change, says the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC.) The broad scope of the budget – from the science of climate change to building codes; from the preservation of heritage structures to the...  >>
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,...  >>

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