Documents & Publications

Documents and publications published by the OAA and other affiliated organizations -From core documents like the Canadian Handbook of Practice (CHOP) and the Mastering the Business of Architecture (MBA) (member login required) to contracts, OAA documents, and standard forms, find what you are looking for here.

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Issue Date:2019/Feb/11

This independent report by SvN Architects + Planners Inc. explores design and regulatory opportunities to address housing affordability in Ontario...

Last updated: 2021/APR/19

Issue Date:2021/Mar/17

In continued support of bird-friendly design, OAA Council approved an open letter from the President reinforcing the importance of bird-friendly design. ...

Last updated: 2021/MAR/17

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Last updated: 2021/JAN/13

Important Changes Will Require Attention and Adjustments CCDC 2-2020 and CCDC Division 01 have been officially released. The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) has taken over...

Last updated: 2020/DEC/24

Issue Date:2020/Dec/10

To ensure the future of the architecture profession, everyone must play a key role in the Intern Architect’s successful completion of the IAP. By engaging in and passing on years of valued experience...

Last updated: 2020/DEC/10

Final Meeting of 2020 Held via Zoom OAA Council met virtually on Friday, December 4 to review and approve various items related to the Association and the profession. This marked the final...

Last updated: 2020/DEC/09

The Ontario Association of Architects recommends the use of the Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) procurement process (sometimes also known as Quality-Based Selection) as the best practice for...

Last updated: 2020/NOV/03

OAA Recommended Supplementary Conditions for the Stipulated Price Contract, CCDC 2, 2008 (August 11, 2009) PDF OAA Recommended Supplementary Conditions for the Stipulated Price Contract, CCDC 2, 2008...

Last updated: 2020/OCT/15

  Job Signs are a great way to increase your practice's visibility. Proudly identify yourself as part of the profession and help to increase awareness of architects and architecture within your...

Last updated: 2020/SEP/17

Sharing Answers to Questions Arising During the Members’ Forum On August 6, 2020, the OAA held its first digital Annual General Meeting. During the event, members posed some questions on topics such...

Last updated: 2020/SEP/15


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