2004 Professional Development Program Now Open for Registration

Full details, locations and registration are available online at www.raic.org for this fall’s exciting new offerings.

SBCC 101 — Sustainable Urban Systems Design

Building on the SDCB series, the RAIC has developed its first course on Sustainable Design for Canadian Communities. The Sheltair Group of Vancouver delivers this one-day workshop, the design of sustainable urban systems, building on experience gleaned from an international nine-year project. Participants review the ideas, plans, processes and “lessons learned”.

Natural Stone and Marble in Modern Architecture

Combining the best in technical information and design, this course includes an overview of the Canadian stone industry, information on the technology of stone wall systems and building envelopes. Held in association with Gillis Quarries Limited of Manitoba, key instructors include: Dr. Mike Hatzinkolas, FERO Corporation; Rob Assie, Tesella Stone Carvers; Mike Picco, Picco Engineering; and Malcolm Holzman, now of Holzman Moss Architecture, formerly one of the founding partners of Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates, and author of Stonework: Designing with Stone.

SDCB 302 — Sustainable Building: Making the Case for Building Integrated Photovoltaics

Another in the popular SDCB series, this course features Dr. Ray Cole of UBC and his recent research into BIPV. Designed to heighten the architectural community’s understanding of this emerging and exciting technology, this workshop is open to engineers and others in the design and construction industry. All participants receive a 35-page manual on BIPV.