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As you know, RAIC delivers News Clips/Les manchettes direct to your inbox each Friday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your practice. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the News Clips/Les manchettes news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.
Comme vous le savez, l'IRAC envoie Les manchettes directement dans votre boîte de réception chaque vendredi, pour vous tenir au courant des derniers développements de l'industrie qui ont un impact sur votre pratique. Nous sommes toutefois conscients du fait que vous êtes occupés et que vous avez peut-être manqué un ou deux articles importants. C'est pourquoi vous trouverez ici un récapitulatif mensuel des cinq principaux articles que vos pairs ont consultés ce mois-ci. Pour consulter plus d'articles, ou pour voir les tendances actuelles, visitez le portail des nouvelles Les manchettes. Pour vous désabonner de ce récapitulatif mensuel, cliquez ici.


2 winners of 2015 RAIC Innovation in Architecture Award announced
Canadian Architect
Two British Columbia projects that demonstrate new ways to use wood and steel have garnered the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Innovation in Architecture award for 2015. The Wood Innovation Design Centre in Prince George is a centre of excellence at the University of Northern British Columbia. It aims to show that tall timber buildings can be economical and safe, and celebrates wood as a beautiful and sustainable material. The architect is Michael Green, FRAIC, of MGA | Michael Green Architecture in Vancouver.
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RAIC presents Canadian journalists with top architecture awards
Digital Journal
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada had announced this year's awards for media in architecture and the winner is the Montreal daily newspaper La Presse and two of its journalists. Each year The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) presents an award for the best coverage of architecture in the Canadian media. According to organization president Sam Oboh, RAIC acts as the voice for excellence in the built environment in Canada.
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2015 Wood design awards presented
Journal of Commerce
The best designed wood projects in British Columbia were recently honoured at a gala in Vancouver. The 11th Annual B.C. Wood Design Awards took place at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This year, there were a record 107 nominations in 12 different categories from all over the province, as well as an international nomination of a B.C. project by a New York-based designer. "Each and every one of these projects is spectacular in its own right and demonstrates how wood can be used in innovative ways as an architectural and structural building material," said Lynn Embury-Williams, executive director of Wood WORKS! BC.
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Emily Carr University unveils design for Great Northern Way campus
The Globe and Mail
After "hundreds and hundreds" of hours of meetings to seek input, Emily Carr University of Art + Design is unveiling a design for its new Great Northern Way campus. The plan is to create a flexible, futuristic and collaborative experience for Emily Carr's students, and a space that will serve as a crossroads between East Vancouver and the rest of the city, as well as the university and the public — and become a catalyst in reshaping the area known as The Flats.
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Will wooden skyscrapers stand the life cycle test?
Sourceable
Architect Michael Green predicts that the future will see wooden skylines, with structures reaching as high as 30 storeys. Green also believes the greatest barrier to wooden building is education as opposed to engineering — he himself works from a 105-year-old, seven-storey wooden building office in British Columbia, Canada.
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