MB 2016: A Collection of Manitoba Architecture
Deadline Extension: April 11, 2016.
Submit your work for publication in MB2016, the 3rd issue of StorefrontMB's series on Manitoba Architecture. MB2014 & MB2015 have been shared at conferences across the country including Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto and most recently Chicago.
The popular books are accessible to all, and read by design enthusiasts, the general public, and politicians of all stripes. Everyone is proud and excited about the work done in Manitoba.
This year's edition will be included with a special box set combined with MB2014 & MB2015. Enter you work today!
The submission form is available here:
ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN FILM FESTIVAL
April 13 - April 17, 2016
The Architecture + Design Film Festival is being presented by Cinematheque, Urban Idea and the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, with the generous support of the Winnipeg Foundation and the Manitoba Association of Architects.
The full programme is online at: http://adff.ca/wp-content/uploads/ADFF-0003_Programme_r2_web.pdf
Table for 1200 More - Call for Table Captains
Table Captains will take responsibility for one of 150 tables of 8 guests and the associated logistics towards dining at Table for 1200 More. This is an approximately 4-hour commitment for the day of May 28th + the 1 hour orientation session + any additional preparation time you put towards the related table decor design competition. Table Captains will be able to pre-reserve 1 additional ticket at their table at the standard rate (2 tickets total including their own). Tickets will become available for purchase at the end of April.
Architecture Canada: College of Fellows – Manitoba
This year, we are pleased to announce that four colleges from Manitoba were nominated by their peers and elected to become members of the College of Fellows.
A Fellow is a Member of the Institute who has achieved professional eminence through design excellence, outstanding scholarly contribution or has rendered distinctive service to the profession or to the community at large. Fellowship is bestowed for life and is one of the highest honours the Institute can confer upon a Member.
The four honourees are:
The new Fellows will have the opportunity to receive their medals and be welcomed by Chancellor Barry Johnsat the upcoming Fellows Convocation, which will be part to the RAIC Festival of Architecture in Nanaimo, British Columbia from June 8 - 11.
Congratulations to all the new Fellows and all the members supporting their nominations.
Donald K. Oliver, Architect, FRAIC
Heritage Winnipeg 10th Annual Spring Luncheon
FRIDAY, APRIL 15TH, 2016 Noon to 1:30pm
Art + Heritage. An Urban Renaissance.
For tickets or more info, contact Heritage Winnipeg: 204-942-2663
Tickets also available at McNally Robinson or online at http://www.heritagewinnipeg.com/store
A charitable tax receipt will be issued after the event.
BEE/ HOUSE/ LAB
Registration Opens: March 31st, 2016
BEE / HOUSE / LAB is an international design competition hosted by the University of Manitoba and open to students and designers in the field of environmental design, architecture, landscape architecture, industrial design, and other related fields. The competition calls for a design of a bee house prototype that can be fabricated and deployed for field testing. A Design Jury will determine winning designs and a pool of top submissions will be fabricated. More than 100 houses will be field-tested to study their space-form-habitat performance.
The competition is hosted by the University’s Office of Sustainability, and supported by the FABLab at the Faculty of Architecture, the Department of Entomology and Parks Canada Campus Club at the University of Manitoba. STUFF (Studio for Transformative Urban Forms and Fields) is serving as the design competition coordinator.
About the e-Bulletin
The e-Bulletin is published semi-monthly as an informational resource to members of the Manitoba Association of Architects. Send your events and notices directly to Jason Robbins (firstname.lastname@example.org). As well, if you would like to submit an image for the Every building has an Architect series, you can send them directly to Jason Robbins. Include all applicable credits including architect and photo; images should be 800px x 600px or less.
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