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OTTAWA, June 6, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) announce that entries are now being accepted for the 2018 National Urban Design Awards. The National Urban Design Awards (NUDA) is a biennial Canadian awards program that showcases excellence in urban design and raises public awareness of the important role of urban design...  >>
The 2017 Annual Report includes last year's financial statements, membership statistics, advocacy initiatives, and programming updates. DOWNLOAD   >>
OTTAWA, ON, May 16, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the National Trust for Canada announce the Toronto Central YMCA as the recipient of the 2018 Prix du XXe siècle, in recognition of enduring excellence and significance to Canada’s architectural legacy. Download images The Toronto Central YMCA by Diamond Schmitt Architects has been popular from the day it opened in 1984 at 20 Grosvenor Street. A distinguished three-...  >>
The new RAIC Canadian Standard Form of Contract for Architect’s Services Document Six, was published in March 2017. It is now being adopted by architects and clients across the country. Since then, the RAIC Practice Support Committee has developed five new schedules for Document Six. RAIC Document Six “Schedule A – Services” provides a comprehensive list of services provided by architects for virtually any type of project. These new schedules...  >>
OTTAWA, May 7, 2018 - The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts today announced the recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. The biennial awards celebrate outstanding design in recently completed projects by Canadian architects. The 12 projects represent many types and sizes of buildings – from an international airport and sports complexes to a park pavilion and small hospital....  >>
(The following news release was issued by the National Gallery of Canada).   Official unveiling takes place May 26, 2018 at the 16th International Architecture exhibition OTTAWA, April 18, 2018 – The multilateral partnerships involved in what is a historic restoration of the Canada Pavilion in Venice perfectly reflect the Biennale Architettura 2018 theme of FREESPACE, described by La Biennale di Venezia as “a generosity of spirit at the heart...  >>
Athabasca, Calgary, Halifax, London, Montreal, Ottawa, Peterborough, Saint John, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg OTTAWA, April 18, 2018 – A Toronto specialist in culinary education; the project architect for Vancouver’s largest transit-oriented development, a Calgary-based aviation design expert, and a Quebec architecture policy champion are among the Canadian architects to be named 2018 Fellows. The College of Fellows of...  >>
Join the Syllabus community in celebrating 40 years! Since 1978, Syllabus has been Canada’s practical, alternative path to architectural licensure. Created by the profession, for the profession, more than 120 students have graduated from the program with professional Diplomas in Architecture (Dipl. Arch) – leaving a lasting impact on the country’s built landscape. As the program has grown and evolved over the past forty years, Syllabus graduates...  >>
OTTAWA, April 4, 2018 – Luc Bouliane, MRAIC, a Toronto architect whose designs are inspired by the geology of Northern Ontario, will receive the 2018 Young Architect Award of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Recent projects include the 2015 expansion and renovation of the National Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, in Halifax, NS, (with architect David J. Agro). In Toronto, they include the Bensimon Byrne ad agency in the CBC...  >>
OTTAWA, March 21, 2018 –  Chevalier Morales Architectes, a Montreal-based architectural firm that reflects the positive impact of the architectural competition process in Quebec, is the recipient of the 2018 Emerging Architectural Practice Award awarded by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Download images After working for more than a decade for major Canadian firms, Stephan Chevalier and Sergio Morales founded Chevalier...  >>