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The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is pleased to welcome Noorulabdeen Ahmad to the RAIC operational team as the incoming Membership and Communications Assistant, effective October 11, 2021. Noorulabdeen Ahmad is a recent graduate of Carleton University’s Film Studies program. He is fluent in English, French and Urdu. He’s an experienced visual communicator with a focus on storytelling through video. His interests in design, cultural...  >>
OTTAWA October 15, 2021–The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) invites submissions for its portfolio of annual awards for 2022. This year, the prospective awards include the Emerging Architectural Practice Award and the Architectural Practice Award. Additionally, the RAIC Gold Medal—which is the highest honour the institute can bestow, is accepting submissions. The deadline for submissions to the 2022 awards is before 11:59 p.m. EST...  >>
OTTAWA June 15, 2021–  The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased to begin accepting submissions for the 2022 RAIC International Prize.   The Prize, awarded every two years, celebrates architecture that is judged to be transformative within its societal context and emblematic of the human values of respect and inclusiveness.     Architects, teams of architects, and architect-led collaborations are invited to submit a...  >>
The RAIC is observing the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, on September 30, 2021. It is our intention to take this time to recognize, reflect, and commemorate the dark and harmful history of residential schools in Canada and the lasting and inter-generational impact they have had on First Nations, Metis, and Inuit communities.  While reflecting on the past, we acknowledge the role that architects, and architecture, had in the...  >>
OTTAWA, September 28, 2021– The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada(RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts invite architects to participate in the competition for the 2022 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. Awarded every two years, the 12 medals recognize and celebrate outstanding design in recently completed built projects – big or small – by Canadian architects. The Governor General’s Medals in Architecture are among this...  >>
  The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) are pleased to announce the Call for Submissions for the 2022 National Urban Design Awards Submission deadline: 11:59 p.m. EST, December 17, 2021 Urban design plays an important role in maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Canadian communities. The Royal Architectural...  >>
Nominate your colleagues and peers for Fellowship in the RAIC. The College of Fellows formally recognizes members and distinguished laypersons who have made outstanding contributions to the profession in design, scholarship, or service to the profession or the community.  Please visit the College’s web page to view the changes to the 2022 nomination process and requirements.  NEW – Nominations for Honorary Fellowship An Honorary Fellow of the...  >>
OTTAWA September 13, 2021–The RAIC has opened submissions for the RAIC International Prize Scholarships for 2022.  The RAIC International Prize Scholarships are awarded in conjunction with the RAIC International Prize and will be presented at the 2022 Conference on Architecture in Vancouver, BC. The RAIC International Prize Scholarships are open to students registered in a Canadian architecture program at any point in the period between the...  >>
During the 2021 federal election campaign, the RAIC seeks to engage political candidates, along with the public, in a discussion about the importance of architecture and urban design in building a better future for Canada. The RAIC has prepared a series of questions for the political parties on the Environment and Climate Action, Long-term Care, Indigenous Matters, and a National Architecture Policy for Canada. The responses from the parties...  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is pleased to welcome Nevena Martinovic to the RAIC operational team as the incoming  Education Manager, effective September 7, 2021. Nevena has her PhD in English Language and Literature, and in her free time she publishes and presents research on the intersections of gender, age, and performance.    Nevena has a background in instruction and content creation in higher education. She started her...  >>