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MAA e-Bulletin March 2013 No.1 Every building has an Architect. Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Church | Architect: Zunic and Sobkowich Architects

Every building has an Architect. Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Church | Architect: Zunic and Sobkowich Architects

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Make it Tight, Vent it Right

March 13, 2013 3:00 PM

This seminar will discuss the relationship between the envelope and the mechanical systems and the importance of understanding of that relationship and the role that air leakage plays. Hear and see real examples of Winnipeg buildings that have challenged both building envelope and HVAC specialists in their design.

Russell Lavitt is a senior mechanical engineer with SMS Engineering Ltd with over 20 years experience in HVAC and controls system design. Having acted as the lead mechanical engineer on many local large scale projects, Russell will present on actual design and construction experiences where building envelopes have presented unique challenges.

Please register online at

RRC Campus (160 Princess Street) P107 CGA Manitoba Room

Celebrating A Century: Regenerating Winnipeg's Built Heritage

Friday, March 15th, 2013 Noon - 1:30pm

Guest Speaker: Frank Albo, Author of The Hermetic Code. Fort Garry Hotel - Provencher Room, 222 Broadway

Tickets: $75 (Charitable Receipt will be issued) Raffle, Door Prize, Cash Bar

Tickets available at McNally Robinson or Contact Heritage Winnipeg 204-942-2663.

Centennial Fund for Interns or Intern Architects

Deadline - April 30, 2013

Call for Submission - The College of Fellows Centennial Fund for Interns or Intern Architects, created with donations received from Members of the College of Fellows and RAIC members is now accepting submissions. The Fund was created to support a deserving Intern or Intern Architect or group of Interns/Intern Architects wishing to promote the value and image of the profession. This year's jury will be comprised of: Barry Johns, FRAIC; Yves Gosselin, AP/FIRAC; and, Doug Clancey, FRAIC.

For more details see - Terms of Reference:

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Conference

May 13-17, 2013

The Winnipeg Police Service will be hosting a Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Conference. Basic Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) Training is a five day 40 hour course which teaches the student how to effectively design and use the physical environment to reduce crime opportunities, and achieve a more productive use of space. This course will cover CPTED fundamentals including plan reviews, report writing, presentation skills, lighting, planning and zoning, and behavioural management. Attendees will be required to conduct a CPTED field assessment at the conclusion of the course.

Place Louis Riel
190 Smith Street

Registration is $575 per person. More info:

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