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As the intern representative on the RAIC Board of Directors, Tyler Loewen, MRAIC, put his passion for supporting emerging professionals to work on a national level. Along the way, he gained career-enhancing skills and a broader understanding of critical issues facing the architecture profession in Canada. “There’s a lot of work that happens behind the scenes to ensure the profession stays healthy and successful,” says Loewen, whose term ends...  >>
The Board of Directors of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) wishes to announce that Executive Director Jody Ciufo is leaving the RAIC, effective October 20, to pursue other opportunities. Bruce Lorimer, FRAIC, has accepted the role of Interim Executive Director. He will oversee RAIC operations for the next several months until a permanent Executive Director is in place. He can be reached at “The RAIC warmly...  >>
Montréal architect Dan Hanganu was a Fellow of the RAIC and a Gold Medalist, the highest honour the Institute can bestow.   >>
Honour the achievements of your colleagues by nominating them for Fellowship in the RAIC in 2018. The College of Fellows formally recognizes members and distinguished laypersons who have made outstanding contributions to the profession. Fellowship in the RAIC is an honour conferred on members singled out for their contribution to research, scholarship, public service or professional standing to the good of architecture in Canada, or elsewhere....  >>
Nominations are hereby invited to elect Regional Directors for Alberta & Northwest Territories and Atlantic, and Director representing Interns and Intern Architects. The term of office is three years, beginning January 1, 2018. The successful candidates will succeed Carol Rogers, FRAIC, (Atlantic) and Tyler Loewen, MRAIC (Intern Director) whose terms ends December 31, and John Brown, FRAIC (Alberta & Northwest Territories) who was...  >>
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...  >>
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.   >>
The time has come for architects to submit for the RAIC’s prestigious awards program. Architects are invited to enter or nominate a colleague or leader in the profession to be recognized for contributions to the built environment. The awards honour a wide range of achievements in the architectural profession. Open for submissions are the Governor' General's Medals in Architecture, the RAIC Gold Medal, the Emerging Architectural Practice Award,...  >>
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   >>