2015 Premier’s Award for Design Excellence
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
The Manitoba Association of Architects (MAA), Professional Interior Designers Institute of Manitoba (PIDIM) and Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects (MALA) will celebrate outstanding contributions to the social, cultural, artistic and economic development of our Province and enhancement of quality of life through excellence in design with the reintroduction of the Premier’s Award for Design Excellence (PADE).
Two types of awards may be awarded: Award of Excellence and Award of Merit.
2016 College of Fellows Nominations
Deadline: October 31, 2015
The guidelines for the nomination process are on the RAIC website: https://www.raic.org/raic/nomination-members-fellowship. The documentation is to be submitted correctly to the Manitoba National Committee Regional Chair for review at least two weeks before the October deadline and he will forward it on to the College of Fellows for consideration.
The Manitoba Regional Chair is Ted LeBlond MAA(ret), FRAIC and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If further detail or clarification is needed please contact the College of Fellows at (613) 241-3600 Ext.214, fax (613) 241-5750, or e-mail email@example.com.
The Manitoba Design Exposition
Thursday, October 15th, 2015
The MDE is a one day trade show for the design community of Manitoba presented by the PIDIM. This invitation-only event provides an informal and informative atmosphere designed to offer a snapshot of the latest products and services. The event also serves as an excellent networking opportunity - bringing the design and vendor communities together. We are able to showcase more than 80 exhibitors.
Centennial Ballroom Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
QUARRY TOUR 2015
Gillis Quarries Limited was founded in 1910 by August Gillis and was incorporated in 1922. The company began on a small scale and has grown over the last one hundred years into Manitoba’s largest dimensional stone quarry specializing in the fabricating of Tyndall Stone®.
Gillis Quarries Limited invites you to tour its operations located just outside of Winnipeg, Manitoba. We will take you on a 450-million-year journey, bringing the history, beauty and grace of Tyndall Stone® alive in its raw and finished forms. This rare, medium-density dolomitic limestone deposit discovered in Garson, Manitoba, has given birth to some of the most beautiful buildings in modern history.
2015 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards
12:00 noon, Friday, September 25, 2015.
Nominate someone you know or apply yourself!
The Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards recognize and honour people, projects and ideas that successfully turn the principles and guidelines of sustainable development into lasting achievements. Sustainable development is an approach to daily decision-making that integrates probable consequences to our environment, our economy and the health and well-being of all Manitobans. It’s a way of making decisions that balances the needs of today without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
For application/nomination instructions and forms, please visit: http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/susresmb/mrtsd/mesa/index.html
WARMING HUTS COMPETITION V.2016
The deadline for submission: Monday, October 5, 2015 at 2:00pm CST
Three winning teams will be selected in the WARMING HUTS COMPETITION from submissions of designs for a warming hut or art installation to be located on the Red River Mutual River Trail located on the Assiniboine and Red Rivers in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The jury will be selecting the winning designs based on their creativity in use of materials, providing shelter, poetics of assembly and form, integration with the landscape, and ease of construction.
Download the competition process, guidelines and requirements: http://www.jasonrobbins.ca/attachments/FNP_Warming_Huts_CFP_03.pdf
Please visit http://www.warminghuts.com/resources for further information that can be downloaded to assist teams in better understanding the skating trail on the rivers.
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MB 2015: A Collection of Manitoba Architecture
MB 2015: A Collection of Manitoba Architecture is now available. MAA members can obtain a copy at a discounted price of $20. Contact Storefront Manitoba to arrange for your copies.
For more information visit the Storefront Manitoba website: http://storefrontmb.ca/publications/mb-2015/
MB 2016: A Collection of Manitoba Architecture
Due to popular demand, and the cyclical nature of our work, a Dropbox folder and project submission form is now available well in advance of next spring's deadline for publishing.
The submission form is available here:
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