The Architect’s Newspaper – Facades+ Vancouver

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC

The Architect's Newspaper - Facades+ Vancouver - The Premier Conference on Sustainable & High-Performance Building Enclosures This full-day forum will focus on the design and performance on the next generation of facades. The conference brings together some of the world’s most productive building professionals and leading researchers to share insights on how facades ideas are…  Read more

$199

Vectorworks – Elevated BIM Workflows with Real-Time Rendering

Online Vancouver, British Columbia

Vectorworks - Elevated BIM Workflows with Real-Time Rendering Turn your 3D models into immersive experiences. Explore how BIM workflows and real-time visualizations can help you design faster, reduce errors, and better communicate your design intent to help you win more work. Date: May 21, 2024 Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Online Cost: Free…  Read more

RDH Building Science – Deep Dive into Rainscreens Session 8: Pressure Equalization and Compartmentalization

Online

RDH Building Science - Deep Dive into Rainscreens Session 8: Pressure Equalization and Compartmentalization Deep Dive into Rainscreens Session 8 delves into two intriguing but often misunderstood design considerations: pressure equalization and compartmentalization of the air cavity. In this session, you will explore why pressure equalization is a complementary addition to drained rain control strategies.…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – Mind the Gap: Better Exterior Wall Performance Through Cladding Attachments

Online

Cascadia Windows & Doors - Mind the Gap: Better Exterior Wall Performance Through Cladding Attachments Many North American jurisdictions are moving beyond ASHRAE performance requirements for exterior wall assemblies, shifting instead to a holistic, building energy performance standard (BEPS) approach. While this evolution offers benefits—such as design flexibility and lower operating costs—it also requires a…  Read more

Women in Architecture – Lean In, Speak Up! Navigating Tricky Conversations

Online

Women in Architecture - Lean In, Speak Up! Navigating Tricky Conversations Presenter Sarah Crawford-Bohl, an accomplished healthcare leader, delves into the critical importance of facing difficult conversations. Sarah introduces ‘The Moral Compass’, a framework guiding us past any hesitation, helping us make the courageous step of initiating these dialogues. This workshop will introduce the skills…  Read more

Recurring

Next Level Stormwater Management – Green Roof NutsN’Bolts: A-Z of Essential and Practical Tips to Achieve Success

Online

Next Level Stormwater Management - Green Roof NutsN’Bolts: A-Z of Essential and Practical Tips to Achieve Success In this journey, the series navigates through the complete green roof process; from recognizing opportunities, to planning, material selection, system design, specifications and drawings, construction and maintenance. This is a 3-part series over three weeks in May 2024:…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – An Active Approach to Passive House Windows

Online

Cascadia Windows & Doors - An Active Approach to Passive House Windows As the focus on building energy performance continues to grow in many jurisdictions across North America, the interest in the Passive House standard is growing as well. For the uninitiated, this standard can seem daunting, especially when it comes to incorporating manufactured components,…  Read more

K2 Stone – Building with Natural Stone Materials

Online

K2 Stone - Building with Natural Stone Materials | Sustainably Sourced Building Materials Within North America Building with natural stone materials - What are they? Where do they come from? How are they produced and where can they be incorporated onto the building envelope? The outcome of this course it to identify common stone masonry…  Read more

Cascadia Windows & Doors – Combustible Windows & Façade Components in Non-Combustible Construction

Online

Cascadia Windows & Doors - Combustible Windows & Façade Components in Non-Combustible Construction We desperately need better energy efficiency from building enclosures, from both windows and insulated wall assemblies. Today, the best products and components to enable this are generally made from low conductivity materials. Most of these materials also happen to be combustible—at least,…  Read more

Recurring

Next Level Stormwater Management – Green Roof NutsN’Bolts: A-Z of Essential and Practical Tips to Achieve Success

Online

Next Level Stormwater Management - Green Roof NutsN’Bolts: A-Z of Essential and Practical Tips to Achieve Success In this journey, the series navigates through the complete green roof process; from recognizing opportunities, to planning, material selection, system design, specifications and drawings, construction and maintenance. This is a 3-part series over three weeks in May 2024:…  Read more