Architectural Institute of B.C. Divided Over Representing Nonarchitects

By Carlito Pablo, Georgia Straight
November 7, 2012

Recent resignations from the governing council of the Architectural Institute of B.C. underline a festering conflict within the regulatory body. At the core of this fight is the question of whether or not there is a place within the AIBC for nonarchitects—architectural technologists, building designers, and residential designers, who are currently associate members of the institute. More …

Call for Presenters: 2013 Festival of Architecture

Architecture Canada | RAIC and the Nova Scotia Association of Architects are jointly organizing the 2013 NSAA / Architecture Canada | RAIC Festival of Architecture, taking place June 5 – 8, 2013 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This four-day festival is designed to provide architects from across Canada with top-notch continuing education sessions. Organizers invite proposals for the presentation of professional development sessions to architects that address the festival theme of “Value of Beauty – Integrity in Architecture”, and the following educational streams:

  • Architecture as a Craft
  • Understanding Place
  • Defining Integrity
  • Ecological Architecture / Sustainable Urbanism

The deadline for proposals is Monday, December 17, 2012. For detailed information including application form and instructions, go to