Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Recruiting Subject Matter Experts for the CHOP 3rd Edition

Are you interested in helping to shape architectural practice? We would like to hear from you.

The RAIC is developing the Canadian Handbook of Practice for Architects (CHOP), 3rd Edition and currently seeking subject matter experts (SME) research topics, write new chapters, and revise existing content. SME volunteers will receive an honorarium and acknowledgement in the CHOP 3rd Edition.

Subject matter experts are required in the following areas:

  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Practice operations, including:  Communications, human resources, quality management financial management, and technology systems
  • Risk and Professional Liability
  • Architectural Services and Fees
  • Management of the project, including: Managing Project Scope and Stakeholders, Project Management, Types of Design/Construction Project Delivery, Cost Planning and Control

The CHOP 3rd Edition will be published in June 2019 and be available to all architects and interns in Canada via the web and searchable PDF.