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After the counting of the ballots, the RAIC is pleased to announce the following new additions to the Board of Directors:   Regional Director, Ontario Southwest   Drew Hauser, FRAIC Director at mcCallumSather Hamilton, ON Drew Hauser is the director at mcCallumSather, where he oversees business development and design. Through his work, Drew has strived to raise the profile of architecture, sustainability, and heritage design among the general...  >>
Silke Stadtmueller is a graduate of the University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany with a degree in Architecture. She has worked in a number of architecture and multi-disciplinary design firms. During her schooling, she interned at Map Arquitectos in Barcelona, Spain, and Architekten Fabrik n#40 in Berlin, Germany. Immediately following graduation, she was employed as a web designer at redCOR AG in Bern, Switzerland.Silke resumed her...  >>
OTTAWA October 26, 2019–The RAIC Board of Directors approved in principle the following Resolution for Urgent and Sustained Action on Climate and Ecological Health at a board meeting on October 26, 2019. The RAIC Committee on Regenerative Environments developed and sponsored the resolution. IntentThe RAIC recognizes that the built environment is a major contributor to climate change, that the continued use of the status quo practice has...  >>
The RAIC Foundation has received a generous donation to establish a new scholarship.The Vince Catalli Scholarship for Innovation in Sustainable Design will be an annual scholarship for students in the last two years of a registered professional degree program in a Canadian university.Vince Catalli, the donor, is a business development consultant and specialist in sustainable development based in Ottawa.The Foundation expects to award the first...  >>
More than 850 people attended the 2019 RAIC Festival of Architecture in Toronto last month.A heartfelt thank you to all attendees, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, donors, volunteers and RAIC staff for making the six-day event a big success!See photos of the Festival See photos of the College of Fellows ConvocationBy the numbers:Attendees: 823Speakers: 65Tradeshow exhibitors: 56Continuing education sessions: 22Tours: 16Special events: 15Plenaries...  >>
OTTAWA, November 5, 2019 — The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) invites submissions for the Emerging Architectural Practice Award, the Architectural Firm Award, the Prix du XXe Siècle, and the Emerging Architect Award.The RAIC is also calling for nominations for the 2020 recipient of its highest honour, the Gold Medal.The deadline for submissions is 12 a.m. EST, Friday, January 24, 2020. Applying is quick and easy with the RAIC’s...  >>
TORONTO, October  25, 2019 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased to announce the Baha’i Temple of South America in Santiago, Chile as the winner of the 2019 RAIC International Prize. The architects are Hariri Pontarini Architects of Toronto, Canada. The winner was revealed on October 25, 2019, during an awards ceremony and gala at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, attended by over 260 members of the Canadian and...  >>
OTTAWA, October 17, 2019 – Three parties have responded to questions from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) about sustainability, living conditions in Indigenous communities, federal procurement, and a national architecture policy for Canada. The RAIC is advocating for a better built environment during the 2019 federal election campaign with a questionnaire for Canada’s political parties. The election takes place Monday, October...  >>
*Listed alphabetically by region and last name.   Saskatchewan and Manitoba CRAIG W. J. COWANArch. Tech., BEDS. M.ARCH., SAA, MRAICCraig is a Principal of ADA Architecture Inc. in Saskatoon where he and his two partners lead a team of nine individuals in a full service architectural, interior design, and planning firm. Craig has been practicing in Saskatchewan as both an architectural technologist and architect since 1998, with a focus on...  >>
Frank Gehry was once an emerging architect  Four ways to find success with your own architectural practice        “I don't know who invented that … word 'starchitect'. In fact, a journalist invented it, I think. I am not a 'star-chitect', I am an ar-chitect..." – Frank Gehry*   (Source: Independent)   Frank words from a man whose name is downright royalty in the annals of modern architecture. But Frank Gehry’s modesty may very...  >>