May 9, 2014
by Canadian Architect
The RAIC Foundation is committed to advancing excellence and knowledge in Canadian architecture by supporting programs that ensure a vibrant place for architecture in Canadian society, the advancement of excellence in architecture, and a strong architectural profession throughout Canada. It was established in 1964 to strengthen the profession and is governed by a Board of Trustees.
The RAIC Foundation Trustees oversee the administration of the RAIC Foundation Awards established by bequests from members of the Institute, in addition to its own RAIC Foundation Award.
The following are the recipients of the 2014 Foundation Awards:
The CaGBC scholarship was awarded to Philémon Gravel of the Université de Montréal. The main purpose of the fund is to nurture the next generation of “green” designers. Schools of architecture submit their student with the best Master’s thesis proposal.
RAIC Foundation Bursary was given to Janna Levitt, FRAIC. This RAIC Foundation award has been established for a project that relates to architecture in its broadest sense, that encourages public education, or that makes possible significant scholarly research that results in publications, exhibitions, symposia, lectures, and/or conferences.
College of Fellows Centennial Fund for Interns/Intern Architects recognizes Titania Truesdale, MRAIC. The College of Fellows Centennial Fund for interns or intern architects was created with donations received from members of the College of Fellows and members of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada to support a deserving intern or intern architect or group of interns/intern architects wishing to promote the value and image of the profession.
Kiyoshi Matsuzaki RAIC Scholarship was awrded to Isaballe Nault. This Scholarship embodies the RAIC’s commitment to deserving students by promoting excellence and providing financial support to those whose demonstrated commitment is to complete the RAIC Syllabus Program with the full intention of achieving professional registration through a CALA (Canadian Architectural Licensing Authority) member.
For more information, please visit http://raic.org/raic/raic_foundation/index_e.htm.
kiyoshi matsuzaki RAIC scholarship is named in honour of the late vancouver architect kiyoshi matsuzaki