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Keynote speaker:
Jesse Wente
The OAA is very pleased to announce a free Keynote on April 21 at 1:00 pm to kick off registration for this year’s virtual Conference.
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Conference 2021
The OAA’s online Conference Week is May 17 to 21, bringing together all-inclusive ConEd sessions as well as free, online public events, including the SHIFT2021 Celebration, a panel on net-zero buildings, and recognition for newly licensed members and award-winners. It all begins with an April keynote event that kicks off registration. More information to come!
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For members and by members. Share your stories, projects, and thoughts with your peers in the architecture profession.

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Learn more about the OAA's awards programs, including Design Excellence for 2020 and the SHIFT Challenge for 2021.

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ConEd Opportunites

Check out various learning opportunities available—including our new online Webinar Series.

Latest Events

The Ontario Association of Architects will host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) as a virtual event. The 2021 AGM will be held online from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16.  More information to...

The Canadian Academy of Architecture for Justice (CAAJ) invites architecture students to speculate on these issues in a design competition for a new Community Justice Centre. Submissions are welcomed...

Drastic Summit 2021 is positioned to be the world’s largest and most inclusive real estate technology, proptech, contech & urban Innovation summit in the world, featuring more than 70 speakers...

While many in the architecture profession are aware of the significant economic and environmental advantages of improving carbon performance in new and existing buildings, the OAA is working to...

Latest News

ASHRAE Statement Regarding Transmission of SARS-CoV-2
Architectural News

ASHRAE leadership has approved the following two statements regarding transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and the operation of HVAC systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through the...

In Memoriam - Joan Evelyn Burt

BURT, JOAN EVELYN Architect, B.Arch., OAA, CAHP Joan Burt (Joan Burt Architect) of Toronto, Ontario, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. In her 91st  year, Joan was...

In Memoriam - Peter Cook

COOK, Peter, Former Member Peacefully at his home surrounded by his family, on Monday March 22, 2021, Mr. Peter Cook of Chatham in his 64th year following a five-year journey with cancer. ...

Putting Ottawa’s public properties to better use
Architectural News

In January 2020, the City of Ottawa declared a housing emergency. Tackling this complex problem requires a range of initiatives. But one of the most accessible strategies involves rethinking how...