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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.


UBC student writes 52,438 word architecture dissertation with no punctuation — not everyone loved it
National Post
There was Patrick Stewart, PhD candidate, defending his final dissertation before a handful of hard-nosed examiners at the University of British Columbia late last month. The public was invited to watch; two dozen curious onlookers saw Stewart attempt to persuade five panelists that his 149-page thesis has merit, that it is neither outlandishly "deficient," as some had insisted it was, nor an intellectual affront. Unusual? It is definitely that. Stewart's dissertation, titled Indigenous Architecture through Indigenous Knowledge, eschews almost all punctuation.
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Fred Hollingsworth: Canada's answer to Frank Lloyd Wright
The Globe and Mail
Fred Hollingsworth, one of the Canadian architectural greats renowned for his wariness of commercial architecture, started his career as an aviation expert with a curious wariness of commercial aviation. Mr. Hollingsworth had his pilot's licence by age 19 and went on to fly across North America in the cockpit of his own Cessna to visit architectural clients. Yet in 1964, when he and then-partner Barry Downs each won the illustrious Massey Gold Medal for their architecture, he refused to take a commercial flight to Ottawa to attend the ceremony.
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City of Ottawa to ask feds to move Victims of Communism memorial
CBC News
Ottawa city council voted to formally ask the federal government to move a national memorial for victims of communism away from a location next to the Supreme Court of Canada. In a vigorous debate, council approved the motion 18-6 to ask the federal government to respect their own long-term vision for the Parliamentary and judicial precincts, which outlined the importance of completing the judicial precinct with the future construction of a Federal Court building.
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Canada's 1st centennial building to be honoured
Remi Network
The Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust in Charlottetown, P.E.I., which operates as Confederation Centre of the Arts, has received the 2015 Prix du XXe siècle for its contribution to national heritage. The honour promotes public awareness of outstanding Canadian architecture and landmark buildings of the 20th century. The National Trust for Canada, in partnership with the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), will present the award at a gala, taking place on June 5 at the Hyatt Regency Calgary.
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6 teams shortlisted for Canadian Canoe Museum
ArchDaily
Six teams have been shortlisted for a chance to design the new Canadian Canoe Museum, as part of its relocation to the Parks Canada Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site on the Trent-Severn Waterway in southern Ontario. Selected from 90 international submissions, the competing teams are now expected to refine their ideas before presenting them to the public. A winner will be announced in the Fall.
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