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MAA e-Bulletin January 2015 No.2 Every Building has an Architect. St Vital Park Pavilion | 1 X 1 Architecture.

Every Building has an Architect. St Vital Park Pavilion | 1 X 1 Architecture.

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Haute Hot HUT - Party with the Winners of Warming Huts v.2015

After a week of building it’s time to have an evening celebrating the Warming Huts.

Meet the architects and artists behind the winning Warming Huts v.2015 on Friday, January 30 at The Forks Market.

Special guests:

  • The Mariachi Ghost
  • MEMETIC
  • Dirty Cat Fish Brass Band with live painting and art auction by Kal Barteski

Tickets are $20 for general admission, $12 for Students. The Forks Market Centre Court | 8:30 pm doors open You must bring your ID for entry. Enjoy an evening in support of The Forks Foundation.

http://www.theforks.com/partyhut

Warming Huts Events for MAA Members

Wednesday, January 28: Lecture at U of M by Warming Hut winning teams.

Thursday, January 29: 10x20x20 at the WAG.

Friday, January 30: Architecture Shinny Hockey game at the Forks.

Friday evening, 8:00pm, January 30: Architecture Social at the Forks. Tsickets will be available shortly.
$20/professional
$12/student

There will be a limited number of seats for the bus to Gimli for the annual Lake Winnipeg Ice Hike. Bus leaves the Inn at the Forks at 2:30pm on Saturday.

Saturday, January 31: Party at Sputnik 8:00pm, courtyard at 107 Osborne.

Architectural Woodwork Standards Seminar

JANUARY 28, 2015 Presentation at 7pm

This presentation will focus on an overview of the:

New Architectural Woodwork Standards

  • find out how those now standards will benelit your specifications and millwork details
  • how to use and get the most from the AWS, Edition 2

The Guarantee and Inspection Service

  • how AWMAC can support technologists/design professionals in the design stage
  • show drawing process / unit inspections / site inspections

Followed by a question and answer period

Selkirk Lounge, Red River College 2055 Notre Dame Avenue

Space is limited, please RSVP to: abtam.info@gmail.com

Beverages and food provided

Proudly sponsored by the Manitoba Chapter http://www.awmac.com

ExAC QUESTION WRITERS

January 23rd, 2015

The Committee for the Examination for Architects in Canada (CExAC) would like to invite registered architects and recently retired architects with a minimum of 10 years of experience to apply to be part of the 2015 ExAC Question Development sessions. Question development sessions are generally held over a 4-consecutive day period in Ontario and Quebec; the English-language development sessions in Ontario this year occurring in late February/early March.

Interested applicants are asked to submit their resumes for consideration by the CExAC. Successful applicants will be contacted with respect to their availability for the scheduled session dates. You must be prepared to commit for the full 4-day session and training will be provided for new question writers at the outset of the session. Question developers will be required to sign and adhere to the ExAC Confidentiality Agreement.

Travel, accommodation and meal costs will be covered and a modest honorarium is offered to acknowledge the work being undertaken. The mix of professionals will vary every year based on regional representation, as well as availability of question writers in both English and in French.

We encourage experienced architects to take part in the continued development of the Canadian licensing exam for the future of the profession.

Submissions of Interest for the 2014 Question Development session should be made by January 23rd, 2015 to Co-National ExAC Administrator, Jon Clark (jonc@oaa.on.ca). Please be sure to include a current CV.

Atmosphere 2015 | Emergence | Feb 5 - 7

Early Bird Registration until Jan 22

Emergence is the theme for the seventh annual Atmosphere symposium. Atmosphere 2015 will be held February 5 – 7, 2015 in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba. During this symposium we are interested in examining how theories of emergence influence design and design thinking? How do different design disciplines think about, value, engage and operationalize theories of emergence? Themes such as: designing emergence, human / non-human intersections, deliberately unstable and beauty and generosity will be explored. Keynote speakers include:

  • Rod Barnett, Professor and Chair of the Master of Landscape Architecture program at Washington University
  • Eva Franch i Gilabert, Architect and Executive Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City.
  • Rafael Gómez-Moriana, Architectural Educator, University of Calgary's term-abroad program in Barcelona and at the Council on International Educational Exchange
  • Nina-Marie Lister, Associate Professor (with tenure) of Urban + Regional Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto and Visiting Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University, Graduate School of Design
  • Hirini Matunga, Assistant Vice Chancellor (Maori and Pacifika) and Professor of Indigenous Planning at Lincoln University
  • Timothy Morton, Rita Shea Guffey Chair of English at Rice University and most recently author of Hyperobjects (Minnesota UP, 2013)
  • Charles Rice, Professor of Architecture at the University of Technology Sydney

We are also pleased to include two guest speakers:

  • Nancy Levinson, Executive Director and Editor of Places
  • Garth Rockcastle, Founding Principal of MS&R and former Dean of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Maryland

To register visit http://www.atmos.ca

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