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As both a practising architect and as the president of the governing Council of a provincial architecture regulator, I have been following the national housing design catalogue initiative with a lot...

As members of the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), the RAIC is pleased to announce that their awards program that is open for submissions.   The 2024 CAA Award Programme aims to...

A report from RBC says business funding for climate action needs to “rise exponentially” for the country to be on course for net-zero emissions by 2050. The RBC Climate Action Institute report says...

Submissions are now open for the 2024 edition of the North American Copper in Architecture Awards (NACIA). Presented by the Copper Development Association (CDA), the NACIA awards celebrate projects...

New research on the costs and strategies to retrofit existing office towers and schools to improve accessibility has been published by the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) and architecture and design firm...

Urban Minds invites you to become a volunteer Facilitator for their 1UP Toronto Conference happening on Sunday, March 24 from 10AM to 5PM. Facilitators will guide a group of 4 to 6 high school...

Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) has announced the winter 2024 lineup for its lecture and exhibition series. The series of lectures and exhibitions will pertain to topics of architecture and...

The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario’s NextGen is excited to offer its 12th annual Job Shadow Program, taking place during Heritage Week, February 19- 23, 2024. This program provides students with...

Call for proposals is open from January 22 to March 1, 2024. The Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) is hosting their annual conference in Hamilton, Ontario, this fall. From September 25 to...

The decades between 1955 and 1975 are often considered a golden age for Canadian architecture. Synthesizing global design influences with local geography, climate, and culture, Canadian architects...

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