This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




  Text Version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit

Home   About   Membership    Events   Contact Us

 



Antoine Predock and Bjarke Ingels to receive 2014 RAIC Honorary Fellowships
Canadian Architect
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has selected two internationally renowned architects to receive its 2014 Honorary Fellowships. New Mexico-based Antoine Predock is the architect behind the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, set to open in September 2014.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  




L'Ordre réclame une politique nationale de l'architecture
OAQ
À l'aube de la campagne électorale québécoise, l'Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ) réclame la création d'une politique nationale de l'architecture qui permettrait au Québec de marquer un virage en matière de qualité des constructions. Au-delà de l'esthétique, une telle politique favoriserait la transparence, l'équité du processus et l'indépendance des professionnels dans les modes de réalisation architecturale.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


6 essential materials & the architects that love them
Arch Daily
To celebrate the recent launch of our US product catalog, ArchDaily Materials, we've coupled six iconic architects with what we deem to be their favourite or most frequently used material. From Oscar Neimeyer's sinuous use of concrete to Kengo Kuma's innovative use of wood, which materials define some of the world's best known architects?
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


SPONSORED CONTENT


B.C. architectural firm receives first ever sustainable forestry initiative award for Kordyban Lodge Cancer Care Facility
CNW Newswire
Vancouver's NSDA Architects is the winner of the first Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Award, handed out Monday, March 3rd as part of the 10th annual Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards. The architectural firm is being recognized for its innovative use of wood certified to the SFI Standard in the new Kordyban Lodge, a Canadian Cancer Society care facility located in Prince George, BC. "It's an honour to receive this inaugural award and be recognized by both SFI and the Wood WORKS! BC program for NSDA's work on the Kordyban Lodge," says Jerry Doll, Partner at NSDA.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


New ETFO office sets bar for sustainability
Canadian Facility Management & Design
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario's (ETFO) new Toronto headquarters is the low-rise, low-impact building that almost wasn't. And after overcoming both zoning hurdles and a tight construction deadline, the new ETFO office made history on Feb. 25, 2014, when it obtained LEED Platinum certification, the first purpose-built facility in the city to do so.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Create Accurate As-Built Documents

Renovations, retrofits and repurposing of buildings are on the rise. Starting with an accurate model is key to uncovering optimal designs for your clients. Scan to BIM does just that allowing you to create elements in Revit from point cloud data and to check your model against a point cloud. Free trial.
 


Ontario architects tackle 2030 Challenge
Daily Commercial News
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) is teaming up with non-profit organization Architecture 2030 and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle to participate in the 2030 Challenge to achieve a carbon neutral built environment by 2030.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Sometimes architects have to turn the traditional home upside down
The Globe and Mail
When Renzo Piano completed his Shard of Glass in south London in 2012, it broke records for height and floor space — not to mention audacity. But in reinterpreting the legions of church spires it now dwarfs, the pyramidal tower also bucks an architectural trend. Some 4,600 years after the first pyramids topped out, architects are turning the classic bottom-heavy silhouette on its head.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




Ongoing struggle to preserve our architectural past unveiled
London Free Press
In 1926, architect Eric Arthur came upon a house he thought was a gem. Standing near Grafton, ON, the building epitomized neo-classical style in North America. It was also neglected and at risk of falling into the ground. The tale of saving, restoring and creating a museum in that house is one of 80 stories selected by the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario to celebrate 80 years of preserving the province's built heritage. Arthur's building, Barnum House, was the first of hundreds of structures saved.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Hydrotech's Ultimate Assembly® for Plazas and Roof Terraces


Hydrotech's Ultimate Assembly® is the solution to your new construction project or failed waterproofing or roofing problem - a guaranteed, compatible waterproofing system starting from the substrate up, including all components through to the finished wear surface.
NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION THE ZINC

Discover The New Zinc from elZinc for Roofing and wall cladding elzinc is a technically advanced product, because of our state of the art manufacturing process it is the most affordable. Whether natural Zinc, pre-weathered Slate or Rainbow , zinc is a material highly valued by architects and professional roofers. It allows great freedom in terms of aesthetics and architecture, and it adapts to each construction style, whether involving classic or modern architecture. All elZinc’s rolled products exceed the requirements established by the EN 988 standard.
Sustainable Wood Solutions


Our mission is to be the best provider of sustainable wood solutions to the building industry.

Nordic Engineered Wood offers a complete line of residential and commercial products for various construction applications.


Marc-André Carignan: Quelques inspirations pour le recouvrement de Ville-Marie
Kollectif
Suis-je le seul à avoir été surpris d'apprendre vendredi dernier que le maire de Montréal, Denis Coderre, souhaitait aller de l'avant avec un projet de recouvrement partiel de l'autoroute Ville-Marie ? Était-ce inclus dans sa plateforme électorale ? Pas que je sache. Y réfléchissait-il depuis plusieurs mois? Si c'était le cas, il a évité de le crier haut et fort.
Partager cet article :   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Lire Plus


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Call for proposals for the RAIC Foundation Bursary (Canadian Architect)
New public buildings reflect spirit of the North (The Globe and Mail)
Harry Gugger Studio's 'The Exchange' to rise in Vancouver (Arch Daily)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.




A sad string of losses for Modernist Toronto
The Globe and Mail
Before Chicago's Prentice Women's Hospital came down, the National Trust for Historic Preservation led a massive campaign to save it. With its unique "cloverleaf" design, the 1975 Bertram Goldberg-designed concrete building was considered a landmark, so in November 2012, the Chicago Architecture Foundation presented an exhibit showcasing more than 80 designs for its possible adaptive reuse.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


FEATURED ARTICLE
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
Construction to begin on Laurentian Architecture's Phase Two
Canadian Architect
Laurentian University's Board of Governors unanimously approved the awarding of a $23.9 million contract for the construction of Phase Two of the Laurentian School of Architecture. Work on the 55,000 square feet of new construction is expected to begin in March 2014, with preparation of the foundation at the Elm and Elgin site.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Patrimoine à Montréal: enjeux et espoirs
Kollectif
Héritage Montréal dévoile sa liste des 10 sites emblématiques menacés du patrimoine montréalais. Depuis 2006, l'organisme dresse annuellement cette liste pour illustrer les enjeux et encourager les actions concrètes de revitalisation du patrimoine dans la métropole.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
voir plus
Dans l'esprit de la construction écoresponsable
Le Fil
Au cours des dernières années, la Faculté s'est associée avec sept partenaires, la plupart du secteur privé, afin de mettre sur pied un lieu de formation continue unique au Québec. Ce programme s'adresse aux architectes et aux ingénieurs en exercice qui désirent renforcer leurs compétences dans toutes les sphères de la construction verte.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
voir plus


Palais de justice (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield) par Lapointe Magne et associés architectes + collaborateurs
Kollectif
Par Lapointe Magne et associés en collaboration avec Massicotte Dignard architectes et Parizeau Pawulski architectes Le district judiciaire de Beauharnois couvre la partie sud-ouest du Québec. Il s'étend de Châteauguay jusqu'à l'Ontario vers l'ouest et jusqu'à la frontière américaine vers le sud.
Partager cet article :   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Lire Plus
 
RAIC News Clips/Les Manchettes
Frank Humada, Director of Publishing, 289.695.5422
Download media kit

Joanne Lam, Content Editor, 289.695.5474   
Contribute news

This edition of the RAIC News Clips/Les Manchettes was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here.
Recent issues






50 Minthorn Blvd., Suite 800, Thornhill, ON, L3T 7X8