By Josephine Fairley The Telegraph, February 10, 2014 Say ‘female architect’ and who springs to mind? Zaha Hadid, probably, whose sensuous buildings include the London 2012 Olympics’ Aquatic Centre, Guangzhou and Dubai Opera Houses (currently being built), Hong Kong’s Innovation Tower, and (most recently) the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, a curvy new landmark in Hyde Park.… Read more
By: Northern Ontario Business staff February 18, 2014, Northern Ontario Business Work to start on phase two of Sudbury architecture school. There will be work for roughly 100 local labourers and tradespeople when construction begins on phase two of the Laurentian School of Architecture building this March. Laurentian announced Bondfield Construction of Concord has been… Read more
The AIBC has been publishing illegal practice resolutions on the AIBC web site since 2009. This practice continues on our new web site. To view recent illegal practice resolutions, please click here. For questions or further information, please contact the AIBC’s Illegal Practice Coordinator at email@example.com.
The Committee for the Examination for Architects in Canada (CExAC) would like to invite registered architects and recently retired architects with a minimum of 10 years of experience to apply to be part of the 2014 ExAC Question Development session. Question development sessions are generally held over a 4 consecutive day period in Ontario and… Read more
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014 Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (registration at 12:00 noon) Location: Segal Building, Simon Fraser University (500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC) Additional information regarding the annual meeting, including meeting agenda and supporting materials, will be provided prior to the event. Online Registration is now open; click here to register.
Three Major Projects for Montréal’s 375th Anniversary in 2017 The Montréal Space for Life, in keeping with their desire to meld art, science and emotion, announced the launch of an architecture competition of international scope, on February 10, 2014. The competition, inspired by the Space for Life mission, calls for designs for three major projects:… Read more
Post-Disaster Response Safety Assessment Program Committee is seeking new members. Architects and interns have expressed an interest in playing a key role in supporting government responses following any major disaster. AIBC has been invited to join other professional associations who are involved in municipal and provincial Disaster preparedness programs. The Post-Disaster Response Safety Assessment Program Committee… Read more
The BC Society of Landscape Architects will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year and are planning their Anniversary Gala which will be held on April 26, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. The Gala is an opportunity for BCSLA Members and Associates to recognize the good work that is being done around the… Read more
The Women of Distinction Awards is YWCA Metro Vancouver’s premier fundraising event. The Awards recognize outstanding women and workplaces and, since 1984, has honoured 247 award recipients and more than 1,450 nominees. In addition to recognizing the nominees, this event highlights and raises funds for the programs and services that help improve the lives of… Read more
Nate Berg in Los Angeles theguardian.com, Friday, 14 February, 2014 There’s a very special hole in the ground in downtown Los Angeles. It’s the site of the future Wilshire Grand, a 73-storey building filled with offices, retail and hotel rooms that will, when it opens in 2017, be the tallest building in the city, and… Read more