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OTTAWA, July 31, 2019 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) encourages members to discover a “stringent” certification program for precast concrete. The Canadian Precast Concrete Quality Assurance (CPCQA) Certification Program is marketed as a value-added step to ensure as-designed becomes as-built, manage risk, and provide safety and quality assurance. As an independent certifying body, the program is intended to benefit...  >>
To meet Canada's growing need for highly qualified Heritage Conservation professionals, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has developed a unique learning experience based on new and emerging technologies for the study and conservation of heritage buildings. Watch the RAIC X CIMS Workshop 2019 Video   The RAIC X CIMS workshop is presented in partnership with the Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS) Lab - world leaders in...  >>
OTTAWA, July 29, 2019 –The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is proud to announce that the latest edition of A Guide to Determining Appropriate Fees for the Services of an Architect is now available. ELECTRONIC FORMAT HARD COPY FORMAT “The practice of architecture and the provision of architectural services have evolved considerably,” note the authors. “Today, the architect and client must agree upon a wide range of project...  >>
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...  >>