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RAIC Heritage Conservation Workshops

01 May 2019 - 14 September 2019



The RAIC is pleased to announce the launch of its new Heritage Conservation series of limited-edition workshop experiences. These workshops will explore topics related to the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada, emerging technologies and digital tools, and adaptive reuse design strategies. The workshops will also give exclusive access to nationally significant sites, world-class resources, and leading experts in these fields.

All RAIC workshops are eligible for continuing education certificates of attendance.    

RAIC x CIMS: From Point Cloud to Existing Conditions BIM with Revit

Take advantage of the opportunity to spend a weekend working in the Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS) Lab and learn more about Building Information Modeling (BIM) for heritage (HBIM) and existing conditions from the Winners of the 2018 CanBIM Best in Academic and Best in Innovation Award for the Libraryof Parliament BIM. This workshop will help participants better understand the complex and unique challenges in managing a BIM project for heritage and existing conditions, including managing large and diverse datasets, file size, and selecting the appropriate level of detail and model tolerance for your project.

Dates: July 19-21, 2019
Location: Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS) Lab, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

RAIC x Parks Canada: Adaptive Reuse of Heritage Buildings – Dawson City

This unique design charette workshop, in partnership with Parks Canada, will take place September 11-14, 2019 in Dawson City, Yukon. The Adaptive Reuse of Heritage Buildings workshop will directly apply principles from the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada using Parks Canada built heritage assets as learning tools. Participants will work with local and national heritage conservation experts as well as Parks Canada and RAIC staff in an intensive three-day design charette.

Dates: September 11-14, 2019
Location: Dawson City, Yukon 

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Registration opens May 1, 2019!