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OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 – The eight projects and individuals receiving 2019 RAIC Awards of Excellence reflect outstanding achievement in architecture through innovation, green building, allied arts, advocacy, and journalism. Click HERE for expanded descriptions, additional jury comments, project credits, and downloadable images. “By sharing examples of the best current architecture with our peers and the public, the Royal Architectural...  >>
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has developed a new, extensive practice bulletin to support architects in their efforts to obtain fair and balanced contracts. Best Practices for Review of RFP Language and Supplementary Conditions to OAA 600 and Other Client-Architect Contracts provides detailed information about how to review request for proposal documents and contracts. END HERE, rest in link Architects are frequently asked to sign...  >>
Members of the new Victoria Network of the RAIC British Columbia Chapter have embraced the role of architects as advocates and are celebrating their first win. On April 3, a dozen members of the network gathered at CityStudio Victoria, an innovation hub. The topic: What is our community’s biggest issue that we should focus on this year? The answer: climate change. “It was our social responsibility as leaders,” notes Carrie Smart, MRAIC, chair...  >>
  The RAIC will host national forums in Atlantic Canada between June 14 and June 19, 2019, to explore challenges, opportunities, and new directions for architecture in the region and Canada. You can register one of two ways: 1)    Free registration 2)    Paid registration ($50) - All registrants will receive a $75 voucher redeemable for any RAIC event, Festival, conference, webinar or continuing education opportunity. June 14, 2019: St. John’...  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is grateful for the support of the sponsors of the RAIC International Prize. Our sponsors share with us the values of justice, respect, equality, and inclusiveness, and the desire to celebrate great architecture that transforms communities. Be part of the celebration! Click here to view our sponsorship opportunities.           >>
Ottawa, May 2, 2019 — The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) welcomes the opening on May 3 of UNCEDED: Voices of the Land and the opportunity to view this extraordinary exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, QC. “UNCEDED: Voices of the Land is a deeply thoughtful work presented as Canada's contribution to the Venice Biennale in Architecture for 2018,” said RAIC President Michael Cox, FRAIC. “It responds...  >>
  The RAIC is accepting applications for two new volunteer members of the Emerging Professionals (EP) Committee. The positions are Vice Chair, and External Communications and Media. The deadline to apply is June 7, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.   CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS   >>
Ozana is an intern architect practicing in Canada. She graduated with her Master of Architecture from Dalhousie University in 2017, and was awarded the School of Architecture Thesis Prize and the Bruce & the Dorothy Rossetti Scholarship. Having originally immigrated from Romania, she is interested in the way people connect to place. Her research examines how monument architecture and public space can adapt to migration and displacement....  >>
The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) is offering their new online Building Envelope Course to any professional or intern in Canada. The 11-module course —now mandatory in Alberta —has four practical learning objectives: Improve the learning ability of architects to competently and effectively design appropriate building envelopes; Improve the ability of architects to understand their responsibilities and limitations regarding the...  >>