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OTTAWA, July 18, 2019 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the RAIC Foundation are pleased to announce the three winners of the 2019 RAIC International Prize Scholarships. They are: Laure Nolte, Dalhousie University Lucie Palombi, University of Montreal Odudu Umoessien, University of Manitoba   Each student has won a $5,000 scholarship for writing an essay describing the moment they decided to become an architect or knew...  >>
The RAIC is pleased to announce that Claudio Brun del Re, FRAIC, of Ottawa, ON has been elected as the new Registrar of the RAIC College of Fellows. His term begins October 30, 2019, replacing Randy Dhar, PP/FRAIC, who has served as Registrar since 2013. “I am very honoured to have been elected," said Brun del Re. "The presence of Fellows in all regions of Canada raises public awareness of the genuine and unique skills architects contribute to...  >>
The RAIC Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual bursary, the College of Fellows Centennial Fund. This $5,000 scholarship for interns or intern architects was created with donations from members of the College of Fellows and of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. It supports a deserving individual or group that has made significant contributions to the profession at an early stage of their career. The jury noted...  >>
  Temitayo Ajibade is an intern architect registered with the Alberta Association of Architects in Canada. He attended the University of Lagos, Nigeria where he graduated with a Masters in Environmental Design in 2016 after obtaining a first class in Bachelor of Architecture degree. With experience in various projects such as multi-residential, hospitality and educational, he emigrated to Canada in June of 2018 and later joined FarMor...  >>
Calgary, Edmundston, Halifax, Hamilton, Lethbridge, Montreal, New Glasgow, Niagara Falls, North Bay, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Westmount, Winnipeg OTTAWA, June 25, 2019 – A Toronto architect with a portfolio of subway stations; a Montreal hospital expert; a Vancouver leader in sustainable design, and a Winnipeg scholar working toward a national architecture policy are among the Canadian architects to be named 2019 Fellows. The College of...  >>
CaGBC Scholarship Alexandre Rossignol, of McGill University in Montreal, QC, is the 2019 recipient of the RAIC Foundation’s CaGBC Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship was established through an endowment from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) to promote and encourage sustainable research and design in Canadian schools of architecture and nurture the next generation of “green” designers. “…the financial support of the council will...  >>
June 24, 2019 Attendees of Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Forums in Atlantic Canada have given an enthusiastic thumbs-up to the idea of forming RAIC chapters in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. “I’m delighted that the RAIC is looking to develop local chapters across Atlantic Canada, and what this could mean for the profession in Newfoundland and Labrador,” said John Hancock, Int’...  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is hosting its annual Festival of Architecture in Toronto, ON from October 26 to 30. It features a diverse line-up of architecture and design experts as special guests and speakers. Register today to hear their inspiring keynote addresses, and learn from industry leaders during the many continuing education sessions on offer. Keynote Speakers   Vishaan Chakrabarti, FAIA | Founder, PAU Vishaan...  >>
Claudio Brun del Re, FRAIC Claudio Brun del Re is a graduate of the University of Waterloo (1984). In 1993, he joined the University of Ottawa where he implemented a Quality-Based-Selection process for architect’s services. This achievement of fairness was cited in his induction for fellowship (2003). Under his leadership, a sequence of major projects transformed the campus to become a vibrant and sustainable urban place. Serving as the 2007-...  >>
OTTAWA, June 5, 2019— The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of three awards that recognize excellence in architecture, service to clients, and contributions to the profession, education and community. Young Architect Award – Ken Borton, of Winnipeg, MB and Jessie Andjelic, of Calgary AB. Architectural Firm Award – LGA Architectural Partners, based in Toronto, ON. Emerging Architectural...  >>