The Huffington Post B.C. March 19, 2014 When speakers take the stage at the TED Conference in Vancouver, they’re standing on an innovative and proudly B.C. piece of craftsmanship. The stage for the sold-out conference, being held in Vancouver until March 21, was built by local architect Michael Green with donated B.C. wood from Interfor… Read more
By Lamar Anderson Curbed National, March 18, 2014 This week, Curbed National is examining what it’s like to be a woman working in architecture. Today, writer Lamar Anderson profiles Courtney Brett, who, at 24, became the youngest architect ever licensed by the American Institute of Architects in 2012. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, by Lamar Anderson… Read more
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, Educating Future Architects, will focus on the education of future practicing architects from a student beginning a pre-architecture program to licensure and registration. At this conference, the CACB and… Read more
Western Living’s annual Designers of the Year competition celebrates the best new designs in Western Canada. Categories include: Architecture Interiors Furniture Fashion Industrial Landscape Eco The Arthur Erickson Memorial for an emerging architect The Robert Ledingham Memorial Award for an emerging designer The submission deadline for the 2014 competition has been extended to April 14,… Read more
The City of Vancouver announced updates on the availability of Digital Copies of Building plans that will be starting March 25, 2014. Click to view, City of Vancouver – Digital Building Plans.
The Museum of Fine Arts Budapest and the Városliget Zrt., owned by the Hungarian State hereby announce an open, international, two-stage design competition for the design of museum buildings within the framework of the Liget Budapest Project on the territory of the City Park Budapest. The first round of the competition was announced on February… Read more
At its meeting on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, AIBC Council dealt with the following matters: – A request from a member to appear as a delegation to council regarding honorary membership. Vice President Darryl Condon Architect AIBC provided background to the request, indicating that it had followed proper process. The request was referred to the… Read more
The nomination deadline for AIBC Council elections is now closed. All signed Call for Nominations Forms, Nominee Declaration Forms, and Nominee Statement Forms must have been received by the AIBC time stamped before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014. For more information please visit the Nomination Process for AIBC Council and 2014 Annual Meeting web pages. Council… Read more
The City of Vancouver, Community Services Building Policy Branch, issued Bulletin 2014-02-BU, Use Of 2012 BCBC & The 2014 Vancouver Building By-Law For Generic Alternative Solutions, on March 14, 2014. The Bulletin states the following, “As directed by Council Policy, the Building Policy Branch will issue the next edition of Vancouver’s Building By-law (VBBL) in… Read more
AIBC members are requested to review the June 1, 2013 AIBC Annual Meeting Draft Minutes. These minutes are to be adopted as part of the upcoming May 3, 2014 Annual Meeting agenda.