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Registration open for 2018 RAIC Festival of Architecture


February 23, 2018
by Canadian Architect

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s (RAIC) Festival of Architecture is coming to Saint John, New Brunswick, beginning May 30. Hosted in partnership with the Architects Association of New Brunswick (AANB), the four-day national event will be  held at the Hilton Saint John / Saint John Trade & Convention Centre from May 30 – June 2, 2018 in Saint John, New Brunswick, with registration now open.

RAIC, Festival of Architecture, AANB

Saint John, New Brunswick. Photo via RAIC.

The Festival, a celebration of architecture and design, brings together practitioners from across the nation, and beyond, to explore, share, learn, and grow.  The Festival of Architecture is open to everyone. If you are an architecture, design, and cities enthusiast, this Festival is for you!

For architects, Continuing Education (CE) credits will be tracked for each delegate and provided to all provincial and territorial regulators following the Festival.

A full schedule of events, tours, and social events — as well as keynote addresses by Diébédo Francis Kéré, John Leroux, and Odile Decq — is now available via the Festival’s official website, linked here. As part of the Festival, a one-day trade show will also be held on June 1. On May 29, a pre-conference tour to Saint Andrews By-The-Sea will also take place preceding the Festival, with more information available here.

Registration closes May 18 at 4:30 p.m. Any changes after this date can only be made at the Purchase Registration Desk during the Festival. A full refund less an administration fee of $100 + tax is available for packages only until May 18. No refunds will be provided after May 18.  Ticketed items will not be refunded.

More information about this year’s Festival of Architecture is available at the event’s official website —linked here — while registration is now offered directly via the RAIC.