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  Tim is an Intern Architect with the marc boutin architectural collaborative inc. (MBAC) in Calgary where he is currently working as part of a team on the Ortona Armoury Rehabilitation in Edmonton. Designed in collaboration with Graham Baba Architects, (Seattle, WA), the rehabilitated space will serve as a community arts hub for both local artists and the surrounding neighbourhood of Rossdale. With a rich history dating back to 1914, the...  >>
May 30, 2019 —The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) congratulates Laurentian University’s inaugural Master of Architecture graduates and applauds the school in achieving a positive impact on the participation of Indigenous people in architecture in Canada. Next week, 29 students from the McEwen School of Architecture, three of them Indigenous, will be recognized at convocation and receive the first degrees of Master of Architecture...  >>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Buildings in Peru, Senegal and Chile are finalists for the 2019 RAIC International Prize of $100,000 (CAD) for transformative architecture OTTAWA, May 28, 2019 — The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) announces the shortlist for the 2019 RAIC International Prize for socially transformative architecture. A six-member jury chose a university building in Peru, an artists’ residence and cultural centre in...  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is seeking volunteers to work with staff during this year's Conference on Architecture—to be held at the Edmonton Convention Centre from June 2-7, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta.    >>
WHEN: Wednesday June 12, 2019, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. WHERE: Esquimalt Nations Room, 1 Centennial Square, City of Victoria NOTE: New time and location this month as CityStudio is closed for bookings until further notice. Please bring your own lunch and refreshments. The meeting is FREE to attend, but please register using the button below to reserve a seat. On June 12, the network will discuss architects in the media, assembling a speaker list,...  >>
OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 – The eight projects and individuals receiving 2019 RAIC Awards of Excellence reflect outstanding achievement in architecture through innovation, green building, allied arts, advocacy, and journalism. Click HERE for expanded descriptions, additional jury comments, project credits, and downloadable images. “By sharing examples of the best current architecture with our peers and the public, the Royal Architectural...  >>
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has developed a new, extensive practice bulletin to support architects in their efforts to obtain fair and balanced contracts. Best Practices for Review of RFP Language and Supplementary Conditions to OAA 600 and Other Client-Architect Contracts provides detailed information about how to review request for proposal documents and contracts. END HERE, rest in link Architects are frequently asked to sign...  >>
Members of the new Victoria Network of the RAIC British Columbia Chapter have embraced the role of architects as advocates and are celebrating their first win. On April 3, a dozen members of the network gathered at CityStudio Victoria, an innovation hub. The topic: What is our community’s biggest issue that we should focus on this year? The answer: climate change. “It was our social responsibility as leaders,” notes Carrie Smart, MRAIC, chair...  >>
  The RAIC will host national forums in Atlantic Canada between June 14 and June 19, 2019, to explore challenges, opportunities, and new directions for architecture in the region and Canada. You can register one of two ways: 1)    Free registration 2)    Paid registration ($50) - All registrants will receive a $75 voucher redeemable for any RAIC event, Festival, conference, webinar or continuing education opportunity. June 14, 2019: St. John’...  >>