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MAA e-Bulletin January 2018 No.1 Architecture Matters. In the Light of the Kudluk. Tanya Tagaq with Sputnik Architecture.

Architecture Matters. In the Light of the Kudluk. Tanya Tagaq with Sputnik Architecture.

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BUILDING CODE: Spatial Separation and Exposure Protection

January 26 2018

Protection This half day session provides participants with a basic understanding of the application of Subsection 3.2.3. Spatial Separation and Exposure Protection of the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) to buildings regulated by Part 3 of the Code. The application of Subsection 3.2.3. Spatial Separation and Exposure Protection is one of the first steps in building design and analysis. This is reflected by the City of Winnipeg Part 3 Design Summary. It logically follows Subsection 3.2.2. which was the first course of the WCA series.

Each participant will be provided with the following software:

Software for the application of Subsection 3.2.2. Building Size and Construction Relative to Occupancy of the National Building Code of Canada (NBC). This software will allow the user to view the construction requirements of Subsection 3.2.2. from the 2015 NBC and editions dating back to 1975.

Effective dates of Codes and Building Bylaws in Manitoba

Definitions in the 2015 NBC


For more information about the series of Building & Fire Code Courses:

A light breakfast will be served.

This session is ideal for… Anyone that deals with Part 3 of the National Building Code of Canada in the ICI construction industry; including contractors, architects, technologists, engineers and interior designers.

Facilitators: Dr. John Frye and Geoff Mikolayenko


Thursday, February 1st 2018

Winnipeg Art Gallery Free Admission, Doors at 7pm and Presentations at 8pm


  • Jaimie Isaac - WAG Curator Indigenous/Contemporary Art
  • Peter Hargraves - Architect
  • Andrew Eastman & Chloe Chafe - Co-Founders of Synonym Art Consultation
  • Zephyra Vun - Design Quarter Winnipeg Executive Director
  • Michael Redhead Champagne
  • Lindsay Oster - Architect
  • Kevin Selch - Founder of Little Brown Jug Brewing Company
  • Camille Bianchi - M. Arch.
  • Cordell Barker - Animator/ Cartoonist
  • Luca Roncoroni - Architect
  • DJ Vinyl Salon
  • MC George Vincent

For more information check out

2018 Canadian Green Building Awards

Deadline to receive submissions is March 9; judging is March 16.

The Canadian Green Building Awards recognize excellence in the sustainable design and execution of new and renovated Canadian residential and non-residential buildings, and interiors in nine Award categories.

Register at to receive an Entry Kit.

Winning entries will be announced at the CaGBC National Conference in Toronto on June 4. 2018, and will be published in the Summer issue of Sustainable Architecture & Building [SABMag], on the SABMag web site, and in the SABMag newsletter.

Questions:, 1 800 520 6281 ext.304

Two Day WUFI Workshop

February 20 and 21, 2018

Join expert Manfred Kehrer for a two-day workshop this February 20 and 21, 2018, hosted by Red River College’s Building Envelope & Technology Access Centre (BETAC).

The WUFI® Workshop will educate students in the principles of building science, based on the latest research, as well as train them how to do hygrothermal performance assessments using the WUFI® tool to eventually design a durable building envelope. Effects like material properties, climate regions and indoor moisture generation are shown and their impact on the durability discussed.

Course Details

Dates: February 20 and 21, 2018

Times: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Red River College

Cost: $895 + GST

Course Code: WRKS 9121

Course cost includes: Parking, lunch and morning coffee.

More info:

Course Information: Rob Spewak 204.632.7357

Registration Information: Louise Wood 204.632.3017

Please place course code on the registration form.

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