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MAA e-Bulletin Summer 2018 No.1 Every Building has an Architect. Little Brown Jug - Commerce Design Grand Jury Prize Winner | Design Shop Inc. & Prairie Architects

Every Building has an Architect. Little Brown Jug - Commerce Design Grand Jury Prize Winner | Design Shop Inc. & Prairie Architects

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Commerce Design 2018 People's Choice Awards

Deadline: September 28th, 2018 at 5pm

The CommerceDesignWinnipeg contest rewards Winnipeg merchants for the exceptional quality of the interior and exterior design of their business and highlights the talents of designers. Every year it will honour merchants who have called upon practicing designers in architecture, landscape architecture and/or interior design to help them design or renovate their business premises.

Visit the award winning businesses and cast your vote for a chance to win 1 of 3 great prizes! A Loloi Rug by Flatlanders, the perfect addition to any home. An Overnight Adventure for tow at Inn at the Forks including a $100 SMITH gift card OR a complete Kholer Bathroom Suite, by the Ensuite Kitchen and Bath.


July 31, 2018 @ 12:00 AM CDT (end of day Monday July 30)

MB ARCH VOL_04 A Collection of Manitoba Architecture is prepping for production, and we want to
showcase your excellent Manitoba Projects!

The MB ARCH book series have been a huge success! They are read by design enthusiasts, the general public, and politicians of all stripes. Everyone is proud and excited about the work done in Manitoba.

To be featured in the book, submit any projects built in Manitoba within the past ten years including: residential, commercial, landscapes, interiors, and art installations. Multiple projects by individual firms are also encouraged. This year we are open to receiving legacy projects that helped shape the built environment in Manitoba, as well as projects in Northwestern Ontario or Eastern Saskatchewan with a Manitoba connection.

Download the submission form:

C.A.S.T. Researcher in Residence — Call for Proposals

Midnight on August 1st, 2018

In effort to foster existing and new relationships between the faculty and industry professionals, The Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology (C.A.S.T.) would like to invite industry professionals, practitioners and researchers who have an interest in exploring innovative materials, developing research/testing of an existing material and/or building technique/ assembly to apply to the upcoming C.A.S.T. 2018/19 Research in Residence Program.

* We support and encourage collaborative research opportunities and may be able to work with you to find necessary research partners to assist in your particular area of interest where necessary.


C.A.S.T. is an interdisciplinary research laboratory embracing technical and poetic dimensions of making. The facility provides unique conditions for critical and creative experimentation with technologies germane to the design, construction and performance of the built environment. The generous and well-equipped C.A.S.T. facility enables research at diverse scales and with a variety of media, methods and tools. As well, C.A.S.T. supports both discipline-specific and cross-disciplinary research that advances knowledge, promotes creativity, and supports innovation in teaching.


About C.A.S.T. and the Facility:

About the C.A.S.T call for proposals

If you or your organization is interested in participating in the program, please don’t hesitate to contact to discuss how C.A.S.T. and FAUM can support your research interests.

National Urban Design Awards — Call for Submissions

Submissions deadline: 4:00 p.m. EST, August 15, 2018

Urban design plays an important role in maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Canadian cities.

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects in cooperation with Canadian municipalities, wish to promote public and private awareness of that role. For this reason, an Urban Design Awards program has been established to recognize individuals, organizations, firms and projects located in Canada that have contributed to the quality of life in our Canadian cities and their sustainability.

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