Manitoba Association of Architects
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  // April 2021.2  

QAUMAJUQ Inuit Art Centre. Curvilinear stone surface hovering over luminous windows. Michael Maltzan Architecture. Photo: Lindsay Reid

QAUMAJUQ

Qaumajuq is an innovative new museum, home of the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world. This first-of-its-kind centre connects to the WAG on all levels, creating a 185,000-square-foot cultural campus in the heart of downtown Winnipeg.

Qaumajuq bridges Canada’s North and South through exhibitions, research, education, and art making. A community of artists, Indigenous advisors, partners, and stakeholders have collaborated to envision and build a vibrant gathering place where all are welcome and where everyone’s stories are told and heard in a true spirit of reconciliation.

NOW OPEN! Watch the virtual celebration: https://www.wag.ca/qaumajuq/opening/

Michael Maltzan Architecture. Photo: Lindsay Reid
Architect of Record: Cibinel Architecture Ltd

 

RAIC 2021 Virtual Conference on Architecture

June | Juin 2021

The RAIC 2021 Virtual Conference on Architecture brings together professionals at every stage of their career to learn, explore, and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing their practice. The virtual program offers educational sessions in a flexible format. Participants will learn from industry-leading experts through educational sessions on a diverse range of topics. Join your colleagues and fulfill your continuing education requirements through over 24 hours of content available with the all-new All Access Pass.

The RAIC 2021 Virtual Conference on Architecture will be broadcast through a Virtual Attendee Hub (VAH). The VAH provides a virtual platform to build your profile, create your personalized conference schedule, watch live broadcasts of sessions and events, visit virtual exhibitor booths, and interact with sponsors. In addition, the platform includes the ability to network and meet in real-time with other attendees, exhibitors and sponsors.

http://www.raic.org/conference2021

 

Registration for AIBC Confab 2021 is Now Open

May 10 and 11

On May 10 and 11, the Architectural Institute of British Columbia will be virtually hosting AIBC Confab, an online event which provides engaging content for architectural professionals in a streamlined format. Participants will be able to virtually attend seminars and an interactive workshop, which explore topics highly relevant to today’s architectural practice – such as green building, housing initiatives, the impact of COVID- 19 on design, and more. Confab 2021 also features two plenaries, which will be delivered by international interdisciplinary speakers.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, Confab 2021 will be hosted exclusively online, over two half days. Attendees from across the province, country and world will be able to participate and connect at the event.

Those who are interested in attending AIBC Confab 2021 can register online at https://pheedloop.com/AIBCConfab2021/site/home/.

If you have any questions about the event, please email communications@aibc.ca.

 

Help build the next generation of designers!

The Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba is now accepting job postings for summer 2021 Co-op placements.

The Co-operative Education / Integrated Work Program is available to students at both undergraduate and graduate levels in all disciplines (Environmental Design, Architecture, City Planning, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture).

Co-op work terms help students develop skills, broaden perspectives, and consider future career specialization. Work terms must be a minimum of 10-weeks, full-time, paid employment.

Get a Faculty of Architecture Co-op Student working for you! Send the following details to faumcoop@umanitoba.ca:

  • Job title
  • Job location
  • Length of term
  • Job description
  • Job requirements / qualifications

Manitoba Paid Work Experience Tax Credits and other hiring incentives are available for employers.

If you would like us to give a 15-minute presentation at your next business meeting to describe how Co-op can ease your hiring process and save you money, please contact brandy.oreilly@umanitoba.ca

Find out more here https://umanitoba.ca/architecture/cooperative-education#employers

 

Construction Materials Shortages / Price Instability

The MAA has agreed to share the following information with its members, at the request of the Winnipeg Construction Association:

http://www.jasonrobbins.ca/attachments/WCA_Ltr.pdf

 

 

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