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RAIC and the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) are pleased to invite architects to participate in the competition for the 2018 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. The RAIC, with the RAIC College of Fellows, is proud to organize and administer the competition. The Canada Council for the Arts is responsible for selecting and administering the peer assessment committee.   >>
OTTAWA, September 28, 2017 – The Board of Directors of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) regretfully announces that 2017 RAIC President Ewa Bieniecka, AP/FIRAC, has shortened her term as President for personal reasons. “Serving on the Board and its Executive has given me an opportunity to champion the collective goals of the RAIC's membership while striving to recognize diversity within the profession. I have deeply...  >>
TORONTO, ON (September 20, 2017) – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased to announce Tokyo-based Tezuka Architects’ Fuji Kindergarten as the winner of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize. The Prize winner was revealed on September 19, 2017, during an awards ceremony and gala at the historic Carlu in Toronto, attended by about 250 members of the Canadian and international architecture community. "I feel now...  >>
The RAIC was recently a signatory on a letter to Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, and Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change supporting the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. The letter recommends several key actions needed in the building sector such as net-zero construction and accelerating retrofits and emissions reductions in existing buildings. Read the letter   >>
OTTAWA, August 10, 2017 – The winner of the $100,000 Moriyama RAIC International Prize will be announced at a gala ceremony to honour the finalists from Denmark, Japan, Australia and Canada on Tuesday, September 19, in Toronto. Tickets are available now at http://moriyama.raic.org/gala.The cost is $500 for two tickets or $2,000 for a table of eight and includes a cocktail reception, sit-down dinner and prize ceremony. Benefits of the gala will...  >>
RAIC members are invited to participate as entrants, coordinators, or academic advisors in the 2018 Pan-American Architecture Biennial of Quito (BAQ). The event takes place November 19 – 23, 2018 in Quito, Ecuador under the auspices of the Ecuadorian Architects Association Coordinators The BAQ is seeking architects in Canada to serve as coordinators to promote the Biennial and to facilitate Canadian entries for the competition and exhibition. (...  >>
OTTAWA, July 12, 2017– The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the RAIC Foundation are delighted to announce the three winners of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize Scholarships.  They are: Osman Bari, University of Waterloo Alykhan Neky, Ryerson University Tanya Southcott, McGill University Each has won a $5,000 scholarship for writing an illustrated 1,000-word essay on the following topic: Please describe the...  >>
The National Urban Design Awards of the RAIC, Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) recognize excellence in urban design and demonstrate its importance to the general public. The Urban Design Awards program was established in 2006 to recognize individuals, organizations, firms, and projects that have contributed to the quality of life and sustainability in Canadian cities. The two-tiered...  >>
Anne Bordeleau is the O'Donovan Director at the School of Architecture of the University of Waterloo. A registered architect in Quebec, she was awarded a PhD from the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies (University College London, UK) after receiving her professional degree and Masters in the history and theory of architecture from McGill University (Montreal). She is an architect and historian with publications on the temporal dimensions of...  >>
OTTAWA, June 20, 2017 – The former United States embassy building in Ottawa is not a culturally appropriate space for an Indigenous Centre, says the Indigenous Task Force of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), on the eve of National Aboriginal Day. “Indigenous people always get the hand-me-downs, the buildings, and land that settlers no longer have a use for,” says the task force, composed of about 30 mostly Indigenous architects...  >>

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