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Professional Development Update

August 1, 2005
by Canadian Architect


The RAIC has joined forces with the CMHC and Canadian Architect to offer a workshop entitled Phantom or Reality: Opportunities in the CHINA Market for Canadian Architects on October 17, 2005 in Vancouver, BC.

This is an opportunity to learn about:

* Case studies and war stories as told by Canadian architects working in China

* The future of the design and construction industry in China

* Exporting Canada’s “green ” brand to China

* The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation – APEC Architect project

More information and registration will be available at shortly.

GREEN-to-GREEN: Opportunities for more Energy Efficient Building Retrofits

Spend a day with us and save weeks of research on best practices for renovating buildings.

This full day course received rave reviews at the Festival and will be offered across the country this fall. Intended primarily for Architects who are interested in incorporating energy efficiency goals into building retrofits, this course provides participants with the knowledge to make the best

decisions for implementing strategies in retrofit projects. Information will arrive in mailboxes beginning September.


Festival 2005 credit courses available online

Earn credits as if you were at the conference. Announcing a NEW offering – on-line access to professional development courses from Festival 2005!

* F4 – Bow Valley Centre (The Bridges): A Master Planned City Neighborhood, the Concepts, and the Process – Doug Carlyle and Jeremy Sturgess, FRAIC

* F6 – Urban Revitalization Through Community Policing – Michael Moxam, FRAIC

* F14 – Creating a Sustainable Community – Peter Busby, FRAIC

* F26 – Modernization of the Banff High School, A Sustainable Approach – David Edmunds, MRAIC

Ductal Concrete

This new material combines:

* Ultra-high performance with ductility;

* Easy to use and highly mouldable; and

* Superior aesthetics and quality surface aspect.

Learn everything you need to know about this on the RAIC web site.

Trends Report

RAIC has arranged to sell McGraw-Hill Construction’s Trends Report to members. Copies are available through the RAIC online document order site.

RAIC 2006 Membership Directory

With a successful online directory giving users and members up-to-the-minute listing information, the RAIC has also created a bound copy for distribution to institutional clients, its membership, government agencies and embassies and consulates around the world. Non-members wishing to receive a copy should contact the RAIC at (613) 241-3600.

Call for Submissions for Governor General’s Medals in Architecture

The Call for Submissions has been issued and included in this edition of Canadian Architect. Access the information at

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