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MAA e-Bulletin May 2013 No.1 Architecture Matters. Winnipeg Fringe Festival Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre | Photo by Arlo Bates.

Architecture Matters. Winnipeg Fringe Festival Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre | Photo by Arlo Bates.

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Canadian Architectural Certification Board Conference

Deadline: September 1, 2013.

The Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) is planning a conference in September 2014 to review the holistic education of an architect. The theme of this conference, Education, Experience and Exam, will focus on the education of future practicing architects from a student beginning architecture school to licensure and registration. At this conference, the CACB and its collateral organizations specifically will be concerned with the future education, internship and the registration of architectural professionals. The last such conference was in September 2001.

For more info visit the website or read the letter:

National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB 2011)


Manitoba has never had an energy code for buildings. Last year the Minister tasked the Office of the Fire Commissioner and a sub committee (SCEWE) to review the model Code written by NRC for implementation in Manitoba and suggest amendment where regionally appropriate.

During the next few months the MAA will be discussing what building permit submittal requirements will be and how the code will be enforced together with APEGM and the authorities The MAA will also be looking at education opportunities relating to the NECB.

More information can be found at:

Industry Advisory Group for the MB Green Building Program

Deadline: September 13, 2013.

The Manitoba Green Building Co-ordination Team is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals who may wish to participate on the Industry Advisory Group for the Manitoba Green Building Program (IAG-GB).

We are seeking professionals and practitioners who are actively engaged in building-related goods and services delivery, are knowledgeable about green building issues and willing to work in a collaborative capacity with the Province of Manitoba.

For more information, a Terms of Reference is posted at



ON_THE_BOARDS is an initiative of STOREFRONT_MANITOBA aimed at strengthening the design community through comradery, sharing, discussion and critique of work among peers. Architects, Landscape Architects, Interior Designers and Planners are encouraged to take part. Hosting is voluntary, rotating through professional offices.

If you have a project in an early stage and are interested in presenting, or hosting, contact OTB: t:204.480.8421

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