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  Along with the rest of the world, the RAIC has been following the traumatic events in Ukraine. Our thoughts are with the people, communities and organizations affected by this devastating war and humanitarian crisis.  The RAIC stands united in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.  On behalf of the Canadian architecture community, we express our outrage and condemn acts of violence in this unjust war. We call for an end to this...  >>
In collaboration with the Indigenous Task Force, the RAIC is pleased to release the summary report for the 2021 RAIC International Indigenous Architecture and Design Symposium. The symposium was held virtually from June 23 to June24, 2021.   >>
Three students win RAIC International Prize Scholarships OTTAWA, February 24, 2022 – The RAIC Foundation and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) are pleased to announce the three winners of the 2022 RAIC International Prize Scholarships.   They are:   Lewis Canning – Dalhousie University Fabio Lima - Université de Montréal Jesse Martyn – University of British Columbia   Each student has won a $5,000 scholarship,...  >>
Ottawa, February 22, 2022 - Canada’s national voice for architecture, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), would like to congratulate our regulatory partners for creating a national organization to develop and adopt nationally recognized standards and programs to meet their regulatory responsibilities. The Regulatory Organizations of Architecture in Canada (ROAC) represents the eleven provincial and territorial regulators of the...  >>
Canadian buildings are the finalists for the 2022 RAIC International Prize for transformative architecture. OTTAWA, February 16, 2022 — The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) announces the shortlist for the 2022 RAIC International Prize for socially transformative architecture. A nine-member jury chose the following finalists: a natural swimming pool in Edmonton, a soccer stadium in Montreal and warming huts in Winnipeg. The...  >>
OTTAWA January 21, 2022 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is proud to announce that Wanda Dalla Costa, a prominent Indigenous voice and practitioner in North American architecture, has been awarded honorary fellowship for 2022. Wanda Dalla Costa is a member of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation and was the first First Nation woman to become an architect in Canada. Her firm, Tawaw Architecture Collective, is based in Phoenix, Arizona. She...  >>
Members of the College are invited to nominate their peers for the position of Registrar of the RAIC College. The term of Claudio Brun del Re, FRAIC, of Ottawa, who is the current Registrar, ends May 13, 2022.   The Registrar is responsible for recording all actions taken at the Convocation and meetings of the National Committee.  The Registrar will serve a three-year term, which begins at the RAIC College Annual Luncheon in May 2022.  “It...  >>
OTTAWA December 8, 2021–We are pleased to announce that Gregory MacNeil has been appointed Vice President of Practice effective December 6, 2021. Gregory will serve as a key member of the senior leadership team (SLT) on operational decision-making and will be responsible for practice support and practice advocacy. The portfolio includes management of practice queries, maintenance and creation of standard agreement documents, maintenance of...  >>
OTTAWA November 29,2021–The RAIC Foundation is pleased to announce the call for submissions for its 2022 Scholarships.   NEW Vince Catalli Scholarship in Sustainable Design Innovation $5,000 – Deadline March 31, 2022   The Vince Catalli Scholarship in Sustainable Design Innovation promotes and encourages innovative, practical, scalable, and transferable approaches to sustainable design among the next generation of architects in...  >>
OTTAWA November 19, 2021–The RAIC Foundation is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the RAIC Foundation Bursary.  The Foundation invites individuals and/or teams who have affiliations/membership with any Canadian architectural organization to participate for 2022.  The bursary was established for a project consistent with the RAIC Foundation’s mission relating to architecture in its broadest sense. The awarded project encourages ...  >>