Webday Wednesdays

The health, safety, and well-being of our staff, instructors and participants is very important to the RAIC. As such, the RAIC is working diligently to  transition all  Continuing Education events and offerings from now until December 31, 2020  to virtual platforms.  

Updates will be provided directly to participants of any in-person activities taking place up until December 31, 2020  as soon as possible via e-mail and raic.org/continuingeducation

For questions related to Continuing Education, contact education@raic.org

'Webday Wednesdays' are webinar-based learning opportunities organized into monthly, thematic mini-series, comprised of multiple related webinars. Each of these weekly webinars is presented by a different subject matter expert in the field being explored. 'Webday Wednesdays' take place on three to four Wednesdays per month.

Webday Wednesday 2020 

Semester 2:
September - Indigenous Architecture and Design
October - Adaptive Reuse and Heritage Preservation
November - Towards Zero-Energy Buildings 
December – Urbanism & Architecture

New in 2020, the RAIC is offering a variety of bundle options to help you save more! Benefit from either a full year or semester bundle: 

Full Year Bundle  

Semester 2 (September - December) Bundle


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December – Urbanism & Architecture - Monthly Bundle

The December Webday Wednesday series will explore how the profession is contributing to the progressive rise of Canada’s urban population. This series will present innovation in Canadian Urbanism while addressing how architects:

- Shape cities;
- Design for future mobility; and
- Apply comprehensive density solutions. 

December 2 - Designing for Future Mobility: Developing a Framework for the Livable Future City
Aaron Knorr, AAA, LEED AP | Senior Associate, Perkins and Will

December 9 - Towards Sustainable Canadian Urbanism - the Architect's Role
Alexandru Taranu, FRAIC, FCIP, OAA, RPP | Sr. Advisor, Design, City of Brampton/Council for Canadian Urbanism

December 16 - Comprehensive Density for Community Space

December 23 - Change is coming! Understanding the future of design in our mixed-use environment
Yvette Jancso, 
B.Arch., BES, BA OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP, Associate, Kasian 
Arezoo Talebzadeh, OAA, NCARB, MRAIC, Senior Project Architect, Kasian 



Thank you to our December Sponsor:

DesignABLE Environments Inc. (DE) is one of Canada’s oldest and leading consulting firm that provides expertise to public and private sector clients on how to design the built environment to meet the needs of all people, including persons with disabilities and the elderly. DE has been instrumental in developing and popularising the philosophies of both barrier-free and universal design. DE’s staff work within project teams to ensure that team members gain a true understanding of the complexities, challenges and opportunities associated with accessibility. DE has an extensive track record as accessibility consultants on local and international projects, including residential, commercial, educational, judicial, recreational, institutional, and healthcare projects. DE is skilled in the interpretation and application of a variety of accessibility standards and best practices to provide supportive built environments that promote independence, dignity and safety for all.

For more information, please visit www.designable.ca.


Call for Presenters

Are you a subject matter expert looking to share your knowledge? Apply to present a webinar as part of the Webday Wednesday series! An ongoing call for webinar presentations and presenters is currently open.  


For information on past Webday Wednesdays series, click here.

For more information on the RAIC Continuing Education program, click here.

Have more questions? Interested in presenting a Webday webinar? Please contact: crivard@raic.org