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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...  >>
Re: Request for standing offer for consulting services, reference No. 108753 Background BGIS has issued a nation-wide Request for Standing Offers (RFSO) for engineering consulting services. Most projects require engineering consulting services only, however some projects require both architectural and engineering services. Architects may be approached to provide architectural services as subconsultants to engineering prime consultants....  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) affirms the continued commitment of the Canadian architecture community to designing a more sustainable world and making the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement a reality. “Each of us has a responsibility in our work and with our everyday choices to ensure a sustainable future,” says RAIC President-Elect Michael Cox, FRAIC. “The RAIC applauds and whole-heartedly endorses the American Institute of...  >>
The preliminary survey results on what the architectural community wants and needs from the RAIC are in! While there is more analysis to be done, the initial results are very encouraging and reflect our long-held beliefs about our members – you are engaged, passionate, and understand the mission of the RAIC. After last year’s proposed change to the MRAIC membership designation was defeated at the AGM in Nanaimo, the impassioned response and the...  >>
The four shortlisted projects are located in Tokyo, Japan; Copenhagen, Denmark; Melbourne, Australia; and the village of Upper Kingsburg in Nova Scotia, Canada.   >>
The RAIC Foundation is committed to advancing excellence and knowledge in Canadian architecture by supporting programs that ensure a vibrant place for architecture in Canadian society, the advancement of excellence in architecture, and a strong architectural profession throughout Canada.   >>

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