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FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION OTTAWA February 19, 2020–Twelve projects across Canada—each with a tremendous impact on the surrounding built environment—have been selected for the 2020 National Urban Design Awards.   The winning projects range from public art installations and parks to a revitalized underpass.   The awards are part of a two-tier program held in cooperation with Canadian municipalities. The National Urban Design Awards...  >>
L to R from top row: Lenore Lucy FAIA. Kevin R. Hydes P. Eng, Mickey Jacob FAIA, and Mariam Kamara   OTTAWA, February 7, 2020–Four professionals who have significantly impacted the architectural practice around the world, have been named Honorary Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). The 2020 Honorary Fellows exemplify the tremendous impact that architects have—not only on the built environment—but public life and the...  >>
OTTAWA January 20, 2020–The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada wishes to inform our members of an upcoming architectural design competition initiated by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC). An advanced procurement notice is available on Buy and Sell The RAIC is endorsing this procedure and providing Professional Advisors and competition management advisory services to PSPC. The RAIC will oversee the designation of a Jury, review...  >>
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After the counting of the ballots, the RAIC is pleased to announce the following new additions to the Board of Directors:   Regional Director, Ontario Southwest   Drew Hauser, FRAIC Director at mcCallumSather Hamilton, ON Drew Hauser is the director at mcCallumSather, where he oversees business development and design. Through his work, Drew has strived to raise the profile of architecture, sustainability, and heritage design among the general...  >>
Silke Stadtmueller is a graduate of the University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany with a degree in Architecture. She has worked in a number of architecture and multi-disciplinary design firms. During her schooling, she interned at Map Arquitectos in Barcelona, Spain, and Architekten Fabrik n#40 in Berlin, Germany. Immediately following graduation, she was employed as a web designer at redCOR AG in Bern, Switzerland.Silke resumed her...  >>
OTTAWA October 26, 2019–The RAIC Board of Directors approved in principle the following Resolution for Urgent and Sustained Action on Climate and Ecological Health at a board meeting on October 26, 2019. The RAIC Committee on Regenerative Environments developed and sponsored the resolution. IntentThe RAIC recognizes that the built environment is a major contributor to climate change, that the continued use of the status quo practice has...  >>
The RAIC Foundation has received a generous donation to establish a new scholarship.The Vince Catalli Scholarship for Innovation in Sustainable Design will be an annual scholarship for students in the last two years of a registered professional degree program in a Canadian university.Vince Catalli, the donor, is a business development consultant and specialist in sustainable development based in Ottawa.The Foundation expects to award the first...  >>
More than 850 people attended the 2019 RAIC Festival of Architecture in Toronto last month.A heartfelt thank you to all attendees, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, donors, volunteers and RAIC staff for making the six-day event a big success!See photos of the Festival See photos of the College of Fellows ConvocationBy the numbers:Attendees: 823Speakers: 65Tradeshow exhibitors: 56Continuing education sessions: 22Tours: 16Special events: 15Plenaries...  >>
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...  >>