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MAA e-Bulletin

// February 2012

No. 1

Every building has an Architect. Brandon Firehall No. 1 | Architect: Cibinel Architects Ltd.

Every building has an Architect. Brandon Firehall No. 1 | Architect: Cibinel Architects Ltd.


Upcoming Events


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February 9-11

Atmosphere 2012
EXPERIENCING THE EVERYDAY

Atmosphere symposium will explore the intangible and overlooked dimensions of design, planning and architecture - those difficult to pin down, document, or record with conventional instruments and methodologies.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW
http://www.atmos.ca


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Continuing Education


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February 23

LEED Canada for Homes: Program Review
This full-day workshop provides essential knowledge of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Canada for Homes Rating System. It provides the foundation required for more advanced LEED Canada for Homes training. Group activities help demonstrate and reinforce learning.

 

http://www.cagbc.org/source/Events/Event.cfm?EVENT=HM12WI0223&section=Education


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Upcoming Deadlines


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Monday, March 5, 2012

FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE ENDOWMENT FUND 2012
The Faculty of Architecture, at The University of Manitoba, invites submissions for the annual disbursement from the Faculty of Architecture Endowment Fund. The amount available for disbursement is $64,000.

Interest revenue generated from the Fund will be allocated to projects providing academic enrichment, or advancing the academic and research goals of the Faculty of Architecture as represented by: Architecture, City Planning, Environmental Design, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture. Applications are invited from constituencies related to the Faculty, normally to include staff, students, alumni and friends of the Faculty.

In the past grants have gone to support conferences, speakers, and other special events, the acquisition of library material and special equipment, as well as to encourage research and creative work.

Full application details and a listing of past Endowment Fund recipients are available at: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/architecture/facstaff/EndowmentFund.html

For more information please contact:

Philippa Alexiuk
Office of the Dean
Faculty of Architecture
University of Manitoba
201 Russell Building
t 204-474-6433 f 204.474.7532
palexiu@cc.umanitoba.ca


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March 1st, postmark deadline

Assistance to Practitioners, Critics and Curators of Architecture
This grant program ($20 000 max) is available to individuals and firms, for the public presentation of contemporary, Canadian works of architecture.

Application guidelines and form.


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Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture
The Prix de Rome ($50 000) is awarded to a young architectural practitioner or firm that has shown exceptional promise in their first buildings. Laureates travel around the world to hone their skills.

Application guidelines and form.


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Ronald J. Thom Award for Early Design Achievement
The successful candidate must demonstrate sensitivity to architecture's allied arts, crafts and professions within the context of an integrated built environment. These include landscape architecture, interior design, furniture design, graphic design and decorative arts.

Application guidelines and form.


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J.B.C. Watkins Award
The J.B.C. Watkins Award ($5 000) is available to Canadian architectural graduates pursuing further studies at a foreign institution.

Application guidelines and form.



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Contact:
Brigitte Desrochers Architecture Officer,
Visual Arts Section
613-566-4414 or 1-800-263-5588, ext. 5270
E-mail: brigitte.desrochers@canadacouncil.ca


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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 (jasonrobbins@shaw.ca). 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.

Address any comments or concerns to the Executive Director.


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