Manitoba Association of Architects
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  // February 2022.1  

The Indigenous Design and Planning Student Association will be extending the winter clothing drive in support of the West Central Women Resource Centre (WCWRC).

Winter Clothing Drive

FEBRUARY 7 - FEBRUARY 10

The Indigenous Design and Planning Student Association will be extending the winter clothing drive in support of the West Central Women Resource Centre (WCWRC).

Items Required: (new)

Items Required: (new or gently used)

Long johns & under layers (adult)
Hot hands packets (toes & hands)
Socks Underwear - adult sizes, all genders/gender-inclusive
Shampoo, conditioner, body wash
Roll-on deodorant/antiperspirant
Wet wipes - scented and unscented
Toothbrushes, toothpaste & dental floss (children & adult)
Razors & shaving cream
Nail clippers, manicure kits, nail files & brushes, tweezers
Diapers, formula & baby wipes
Poise/Depends pads (all sizes - particularly low on small sizes) Combs & Brushes
Hand lotion
Lip balm
Q-tips/makeup remover pads
First Ald Kits

Socks - warm types (adult)
Long johns & under layers (adult)
Emergency blankets (foil & car blankets)
Jackets (adult)
Sweaters (adult)
Hoodies (adult)
Blankets
Mitts
Gloves
Winter boots (adult size - mostly women's)

DONATION BIN LOCATED @ 139 MARKET AVE - UNIT 101
PRAIRIE ARCHITECTS OFFICE.
(entrance closest to Market & Lily)
PLEASE LEAVE IN DONATION BIN IN VESTIBULE

THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO DONATED!

 

MAA’s New Address

The MAA wishes to remind its members that: our new mailing address (and future home) is:

Suite 101 - 177 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0W5

Staff is temporarily located on the 8th floor, in Suite 801, which is where any couriers or personal deliveries should be directed.

 

Important Deadlines

In accordance with the MAA By-Laws, members should take note of the following deadlines:

February 28, 2022

  • Initial deadline for payment of registered, intern and associate membership dues (without penalty).

May 31, 2022

  • Final deadline for payment of all membership dues (for all categories of members), practice fees and corporation assessments; and
  • Final deadline for application for renewal of all Certificates of Approval issued in prior years.

Please also take note of the following, as and where applicable:

  • The ‘gateway’ into the online credit card payments option can be found on the homepage of the MAA’s website and the system tracks online payments in real time; and
  • Since The Architects Act requires annual application to be made for a Certificate of Approval, the renewal form (though streamlined) must include the original manual signature of all registered members, as identified at the bottom of the form (no electronic signatures are permitted, nor can the renewal application be submitted by way of email).

 

Wanted: Expert architects to inform National Building Code development on future wall design

As innovation occurs in the field of wall design, research baselines supporting the Building Code and low carbon design require updating to reflect current practices. As part of a research project from the NRC, this is your chance to contribute your knowledge to inform research supporting future versions of the Building Code.

As masters of detailing, you are invited to apply to be one of the building experts in this study. You will provide base information on current practices as well as anonymized, typical detail drawings from your practice.

To participate you must have completed a minimum of 15 years as a practicing architect. Your contribution will take approximately 3-5 hours, and as your time is valuable to us, there will be a $500 honorarium for those selected.

Selection is based on range of practice, both in knowledge and location. Those selected will bring a variety of experiences to reflect building in Canada.

If interested, please fill out the linked form and prepare a short resume of your architectural experience. Both may be sent to clock@coolearth.ca upon completion.

Selection will close when the criteria are filled.

http://www.jasonrobbins.ca/attachments/Call-for-Experienced-Architects-NRC-Wall-Assembly-Research[49].pdf

 

Hire a Co-op Student!

The Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba is now accepting job postings for summer 2022 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. Manitoba Paid Work Experience Tax Credits and other hiring incentives are available for employers.

Help build the next generation of design professionals!

More details here: https://news.umanitoba.ca/2022-faum-coop-students/

 

 

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Manitoba Association of Architects
Suite 101 - 177 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0W5
phone: 204-925-4620 fax: 204-925-4624

* temporarily located on the 8th floor, in Suite 801 *

e-mail: info@mbarchitects.org


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