Manitoba Association of Architects

// February 2019.1

Architecture Matters. Faculty of Architecture Co-op Program

Get a Faculty of Architecture Co-op student working for you!

The Cooperative Education / Integrated Work program in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba is now in its second year. The program is designed to enrich academic learning with practical experience. Co-op work terms help students develop skills, broaden perspectives, and consider future career specialization. We are currently posting opportunities for summer work terms. If you want to diversify your team with skilled student assistance and contribute to mentoring the next generation of design professionals, please consider posting a work opportunity with us.

Details for potential employers are noted here:

Learn more about our Co-op program, and its first-year success here:


BENCHmark competition deadline coming up!

Submit your ideas by February 13th, 2019!

The Winnipeg Trails Association and Storefront Manitoba invite design teams to submit proposals for a permanent bench to be located along the Pandora Pathway. We are asking you to put your skills to work and challenge the concept of a ‘common’ bench. We are looking for an intervention that has the power to stop people in their tracks and provide a place to wait, rest, read and more.

For more info head over to and send your proposals to



District 6
Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date: Feb 21-22, 2019

Mark your calendars now for two days of networking and education in the heart of Canada. Between Polar Bears at the Thursday night reception, and the Canadian Museum of Human Rights as the amazing educational venue, you won’t want to miss this event!

A cocktail reception will kick off the event at the Assiniboine Park Zoo at The Journey to Churchill exhibit on Feb. 21st. at 6:00 pm. (spouses welcome) The Conference will be held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Feb. 22nd. 8:00 am. We have speakers from across Canada and the United States presenting lighting topics related to the Conference theme, and are registered AIA LU’s and IES CEU’s. The seminars cover some of the issues we work with on a local and international lighting specifications. I would encourage you to give some thought to have some of your staff attend this event.

Follow the link below to the AEFI Website for more information.


Prix de Rome in Architecture – Professional

Deadline: March 1st, 2019

This prize is offered to a young practicing architect or architectural firm that has completed their first built works, has demonstrated exceptional artistic potential and wishes to pursue an international career.

Value: $50,000

How to qualify: Apply to the Canada Council for the Arts For further information, please refer to the guidelines.


J. B. C. Watkins Award: Architecture

This scholarship is offered to a Canadian architectural student to pursue postgraduate studies outside Canada; ideally in Denmark, Norway, Sweden or Iceland.

Value: $5,000

How to qualify: Apply to the Canada Council Deadline: March 1st, 2019 For further information, please refer to the guidelines.

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