AIBC Newsletter | April 2017

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

2017/18 Council Elections

2017/2018 Council Elections: An Important Update

April 13, 9 a.m.: E-voting for council election opens
May 8, 12 p.m.: E-voting for council election closes
May 8, 3 p.m.: Election results will be announced at the 2017 AIBC Annual Meeting

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98th AIBC Annual Meeting

98th AIBC Annual Meeting: An Important Update

April 6: Role Call for Motions Review Committee opens
April 24.: Role Call for Motions Review Committee closes
April 28: Submission Deadline for Members’ Motion(s)
May 8, 3–5 p.m.: 2017 AIBC Annual Meeting at the Vancouver Convention Centre (registration opens at 2 p.m.).

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PLI Consultation Sessions

PLI Consultation Sessions

Join us!

Tuesday, April 11 at the AIBC Offices
Monday, May 8 at the Annual Meeting

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PLI Questionnaire

PLI Questionnaire

We want to hear from you!

Please take a few minutes to share your PLI thoughts and experiences.

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2017 AIBC Annual Conference

2017 AIBC Annual Conference: Spotlight on the New Networking Lounge

The AIBC is pleased to welcome new and returning on-site sponsors to the 2017 Annual Conference: Interpreting Integration. Visit these featured on-site sponsors in the Networking Lounge on Level 2 in the Ocean Foyer to learn about the latest trends in the built environment. Read more


AIBC Happenings

98th Annual Meeting Booklet Now Available

2017 AIBC Architectural Awards Jury

Five Ways To Get Informed and Get Involved During the PLI Bylaw Initiative Consultation Phase

New AIBC newsletter design and name

Bulletin 1 Appendix A: 2017 Application and Prorated Annual Fees for Registration as an Architect or Associate

AIBC Bulletins 11, 12 and 13: Retired

AIBC Council Meeting Summary–March 14, 2017

AIBC eNewsletter Archives


Intern Architect Happenings

AIBC Bursary for Intern Architects, applications due by April 17

2017 AIBC Annual Conference: Intern package available for registration


Roll Call: AIBC Volunteer Opportunities

Motions Review Committee | Members' Forum | Annual Meeting, submit expressions of interest by April 24

Investigations Committee

Oral Review Panelists

Municipal Advisory Design Panels: Township of Esquimalt, City of Pitt Meadows, District of Squamish, City of Victoria.


AIBC Courses

2017 AIBC Course Schedule.

AIBC Courses fill up quickly so ensure you register without delay. Upcoming courses with availability include the following:

BC Building Code II, Apr. 21

Ethics, Act & Bylaws, Sept. 8

Law & the Architect, Sept. 15

BC Building Code I, Sept. 29


Recognized Educational Provider Events

The AIBC welcomes the following new REPs: Interior Technology; Brooks Corning; Guardian Glass.

Following are the most recent upcoming REP events. For a complete listing, see the
AIBC events calendar.

A4LE (Association for Learning Environments) Conference:

Canadian Society for Marketing Professional Services (CSMPS)

Construction Specifications Canada

Muniak Inc.

Passive House Canada

RDH Building Science Inc.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation



Industry News

Building Act Update #1: New Unrestricted Matters

BCBC Revision 10: New sprinkler requirements for four-storey wood-frame buildings

BCBC: Next Edition Update

BC Housing: Illustrated Guide for Building Safe and Durable Wood Decks and Balconies

New Canadian Standard Form of Contract for Architectural Services – Document Six, 2017 Edition

National Research Council: seeking candidates to serve on the Canadian Commission on Construction Materials Evaluation

City of Vancouver Planning & Development Review Presentation

2017 Wood Design Award Winners Announced

Architecture Work Experience Placement: Needed for Vancouver High School Students

Calling all University of Manitoba Architecture Grads


Upcoming Events

UBC SALA Design Night, April 10

Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Vancouver Special House Tour, April 22

Jane's Walk Vancouver, May 5–7

Vancouver Design Week(end), May 12–14


Media Scan

Year-round B.C. ski resort gets green light




Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers Inc.

Studio One Architecture


McKinley Burkart Architects Inc.


In Passing

Honorary Member of the AIBC James (Jim) Axel Carlberg




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