The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the City of Nanaimo Advisory Design Panel. The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest. To learn more about the procedures for serving on… Read more
Western Living’s 7th annual celebration of design across the West invites veteran and emerging architects, designers and creative types from B.C. to Manitoba to submit their work (in the fields of architecture, interiors, furniture, fashion, landscape, industrial and eco design). Winners and finalists will be published in their September 2014 issue. The deadline for submissions… Read more
By Bethany Lindsay, Vancouver Sun February 18, 2014 Buy a condo in Vancouver’s notorious real estate market and you’ll likely walk away with a lighter wallet and a sinking feeling you might have overspent. But what if you knew you were also providing a home for a family living beside a garbage dump in Cambodia,… Read more
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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