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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...  >>
Pierre Cardin has been a partner architect at Cardin Julien inc. in Montreal since its founding in 1992. Cardin Julien inc. is a multidisciplinary firm, carrying out projects in many fields, including institutional and commercial (planetariums, theatres, schools, interior design, etc.). He is currently working on several municipal projects, including aquatic centres, community centres, heritage building repairs, and building envelope expert...  >>
OTTAWA, October 7, 2019 — On World Architecture Day, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is calling on architects to lead in the fight against climate change and bring discussion of the built environment to the federal election.In response to the 2019 World Architecture Day theme, “Architecture...housing for all”, the RAIC is focusing on sustainable and climate-resilient design.Buildings and climate changeA 2019 federal government...  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has partnered with the International Trade Council (ITC) to provide valuable business tools and resources to RAIC members. The ITC is a global association of national, state, and local chambers of commerce, government trade agencies, specialist industry organizations, and corporate members from 176 countries. The RAIC is pleased to offer its members a discounted annual membership fee for the ITC...  >>
OTTAWA, September 25, 2019 — The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has sent the political parties an issues brief and four questions on sustainability and resilience, a National Architecture Policy, First Nations communities, and procurement.During the 2019 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 shaping a...  >>
Staff of the RAIC and the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) met recently to coordinate the planning of events in 2020 and find ways to work together more closely. Giovanna Boniface, RAIC VP of National Affairs, visited Edmonton, AB on September 16 and 17 where she met with AAA’s Executive Director Barbara Bruce, Hon. MRAIC, and AAA staff. The RAIC Conference on Architecture 2020 will take place in Edmonton from June 3 to 7, 2020. The Banff...  >>