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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.


What universities are doing to create a more exciting learning experience
The Globe and Mail
Students are in for a big surprise when they first set foot in the third-floor classroom of Middle East and Islamic history professor Gavin Brockett at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont. Unlike a traditional classroom, there are no fixed rows of chairs with students eyes-front to the professor, no beige-coloured walls nor the usual shortage of electrical outlets for computers.
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Stunning two-storey deck named People's Choice at Housing Design Awards
Ottawa Citizen
Most of Ottawa snuggled indoors last recently, safe from the rain and chilly October temperatures. Not Ken Neufeld. The federal public servant, dedicated outdoorsman, enthusiastic cook and garden labourer snoozed peacefully on the top level of one of the city’s most extravagant two-storey decks. Granted, screens and three-season windows protected the western red cedar interior.
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Art gallery design wins architecture award but not contract
Times Colonist
A design proposal for the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has won international recognition at the World Architecture Festival. The design, however, will never be built. Winnipeg-based 5468796 Architecture and Number TEN architectural group of Victoria were among three teams shortlisted for the AGGV’s $14 million expansion contract.
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Inuit architecture showcased in prestigious Venice Biennale
Indian Country Today
For the first time in the 14-year history of the International Venice Biennale of Architecture, the Nunavut flag flew at the entrance to the Canadian Pavilion, an Inukshuk floating at the entrance of "Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15." The exhibit, curated by architects Lola Sheppard and Mason White, from Toronto-based design firm Lateral Office, coincides with the 15th anniversary of the territory's creation.
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5 futuristic office buildings that already exist
Financial Post
There are few sectors where the move toward greater sustainability is being driven by the market itself. Commercial real estate is one of them. According to an industry survey by McGraw Hill Construction and the Canada Green Building Council, energy-efficient buildings cost more to make but less to operate — the latter typically offsetting former in eight years for new buildings and seven years for retrofits.
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