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Missed your chance to see POP // CAN // CRIT 2018: The Business of Architecturelive? Want to re-live the day’s engaging discussions and lively debates? A full recording of the event is now available for purchase through the RAIC Store. Gain access to 6.5 hours of content on panels including: Architecture Speak, The Art of the Business of Architecture, Women in Architecture / Women in Business, From Education > Internship > Practice, and a...  >>
Calgary, AB, Charlottetown, PEI, Edmonton, AB, Montreal, QC, Northern Village of Kuujjuaq QC, PercéQC,Quebec City, QC, Toronto, ON, Vancouver, BC SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR AWARDS PRESENTATION & RECEPTION OTTAWA, October 18, 2018 — The 12 projects receiving 2018 National Urban Design Awards reflect a range of ideas about reclaiming and enhancing public space while addressing challenges such as urban density, environmental...  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has partnered with The Personal—one of Canada’s leading group insurance companies for over 40 years—to provide members with preferred group rates on home and auto insurance that are not available to the general public. "I've saved over $460 by switching to The Personal Insurance," says Gregory MacNeil, MRAIC, RAIC Director for the Atlantic region. "Their representative was friendly and made the...  >>
The Canadian Red Cross is recruiting for casual construction delegates, shelter and settlement delegates, and water, sanitation and hygiene delegates for its international roster, all roles where an architect’s skills are needed. The skills of an architect can be put to various uses in humanitarian responses, from supporting reconstruction efforts after a natural disaster or for those displaced by conflict, to working with local communities to...  >>
OTTAWA, September 11, 2018 — The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) will unveil a beautiful new design for the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture during the 2018 awards ceremony on Thursday in Winnipeg. “We are very pleased to share the new medal for architecture named for the Governor General of Canada,” says RAIC President Michael Cox. “The medal has been refreshed and redesigned. It reflects our history and the contemporary...  >>
Next year’s Festival of Architecture takes place in Toronto, October 26-30, with a theme of “The Future of Architecture.” Stay tuned to RAIC communications for more details as they become available.   >>
OTTAWA, September 5, 2018 – In a departure from tradition, the architects behind some of Canada’s best new buildings and spaces are coming to Winnipeg for an awards ceremony at Government House and to share their award-winning projects at a special public event. On September 13, the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba will host an awards ceremony for the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture and the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape...  >>
OTTAWA, August 9, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) will hold a national forum in Vancouver on August 21 to explore challenges, opportunities, and new directions for architecture in British Columbia and Canada. This special event takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at UBC Robson Square Theatre, 800 Robson Street. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The session is open to RAIC members, non-members, members of the...  >>
OTTAWA, August 14, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has created a new Professional Liability Insurance program that is designed for architects and will provide comprehensive professional liability coverage and other insurance at highly competitive rates. The RAIC Professional Liability Insurance Program will be available starting October 1 as a benefit for RAIC members only. “The RAIC is proud to support members...  >>
On August 15 the RAIC will issue the 2018 Editions of both Document Six, Standard Form of Contract for Architectural Services, and Document Nine, Canadian Standard Form of Contract Between Architect and Consultant. Available in both English and French, Documents Six and Nine work together to provide well balanced agreements that respond to the needs of clients, architects, and consultants. Developed by the RAIC Practice Support Committee with...  >>