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  // October 2019.1  

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: RAIC Board of Directors, Regional Director for Saskatchewan / Manitoba

Deadline extended to October 15, 5:00 p.m. EST.

Members are invited to nominate candidates to stand for election for the position of Regional Director for Saskatchewan / Manitoba. The term of office is three years, beginning January 1, 2020.

An individual is elected as a Regional Director to represent the interests of the membership and advance the RAIC’s mandate. The responsibilities of Regional Directors include attending RAIC Board meetings, advancing and committing to the RAIC mission, and setting the Institute’s direction and priorities.

https://raic.org/news/call-nominations-raic-board-directors-regional-directors

 

Governor General’s Medals in Architecture: Call for entries

Submission deadline: December 6, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. ET.

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts invite architects to participate in the competition for the 2020 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture.

Awarded every two years, the 12 medals recognize and celebrate outstanding design in recently completed built projects – big or small – by Canadian architects.

The Governor General’s Medals in Architecture are among this country’s most prestigious and coveted architectural awards. Recipients receive an exceptional opportunity to:

  • celebrate achievement with their team and clients
  • reach new markets
  • attract new business and talent
  • gain exposure across Canada and internationally

Applying is quick and easy with the RAIC’s new online submission platform. RAIC members receive a discount on the entry fee.

https://raic.awardsplatform.com

https://raic.org/news/governor-generals-medals-architecture-call-entries

 

RAIC EP ExAC Q&A

The deadline for registration is Sunday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

This webinar will be broadcast live online on Tuesday, October 8, at 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET.

Join the RAIC Emerging Practitioners (EPs) as they host a live information session for architectural interns across Canada. The session will discuss study and preparation strategies for the ExACs (Examination for Architects in Canada) and include a Q&A session answering questions forwarded from architectural interns across the country.

Submit questions to be answered during the webinar: https://forms.gle/ZqAKYQryF2PKw4mP6

https://raic.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=233

 

Faculty of Architecture Endowment Fund

First Term Call for Proposals submission deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019

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 will be announced as soon as possible.

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.

Faculty Endowment Funds were established at the University to allow donors to contribute to the pursuit of excellence in areas of greatest interest to them. Each Fund is administered by a committee consisting of students, academics, support staff, alumni and other “friends of the faculty”. The Committee meets each year to determine the most effective way of spending the interest from gifts received.

Past Endowment Fund Awards Recipients: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/architecture/facstaff/220.html

http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/architecture/facstaff/EndowmentFund.html

 

 

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