AIBC Newsletter | November 7, 2019

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Thursday, November 7, 2019
AIBC CES Countdown: The AIBC's Recognized Educational Provider Program
The deadline for the current CES reporting cycle is June 30, 2020 – there are only eight months left to earn and report 36 Learning Units! In preparation for the deadline, we have provided an overview of the AIBC's Recognized Educational Provider program, and shown how it can help CES Participants meet their PD requirements. Read more.
AIBC New, Earlier Opening Date for the 2020/21 AIBC Council Call for Nominations
The Call for Nominations as part of the 2020 Council Election will open on December 10, 2019. Registrants will notice the call is opening earlier than previous years. This was done to provide members with ample time to consider submitting a nomination. It will also help accommodate the work of the Council Recruitment Task Force. Read more.
AIBC AIBC Practice Notes Now AIBC Practice Guidelines
The AIBC is changing the name of the “Practice Notes” to “Practice Guidelines”. The new title is more aligned with industry standards and naming conventions of other regulators. While the name is now different, the intention of the material remains the same – to provide guidance on specific architectural practice topics. Read more.
AIBC Winning 2019 AFBC Architectural Awards Projects Showcase Impressive Width and Breadth of Work
The winners of the 2019 AFBC Architectural Awards were announced at a ceremony held on November 4, 2019. Eight awards were presented in four categories, representing outstanding and exceptional work from the architectural community in British Columbia. Projects hailed from across the province and around the world. Read more.
AIBC 100
AIBC The 1970s: City and Colour
From new additions to Vancouver's skyline and an AIBC practice advice roadshow booth, there's lots to discover about the 1970s! Learn more about this decade on AIBC 100.

Fast Fact: Just three years after the debut of the AIBC newsletter which was only printed in black and white, the Institute published its first colour version – in red!

AIBC Happenings
Intern Architect Happenings
  • Have a question about the Oral Review, CERBs, or anything else related to the Internship in Architecture Program? Email
AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
  • Municipal Advisory Design Panels: City of New Westminster, City of North Vancouver, City of North Vancouver – Heritage, City of Surrey, District of Oak Bay, District of Saanich, Municipality of Whistler.
AIBC Courses
2019 AIBC Course Schedule.
AIBC Courses fill up quickly so ensure you register without delay. Upcoming courses with availability include the following:
Recognized Educational Provider Events
The AIBC welcomes new REPs: Cast Connex Corporation, Nelcos, Rockwool, Sherwin Williams, Township of Langley.
Industry News
Call for Entries
Upcoming Events
Resource Roundup
Frequently Referenced AIBC Documents Practice Resources


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