AIBC Office Closure

Please note that the AIBC offices will be closed on Good Friday (March 29, 2013) and Easter Monday (April 1, 2013). The offices will re-open on April 2 at 8:30 a.m.

Third Edition: Bulletin 61 – Seal of an Architect

The third edition of Bulletin 61 – Seal of an Architect is now in effect. This edition provides substantive changes (indicated by sidebar) to Section 4: Who Can Apply the Seal, triggered by a council ruling to Bylaw 34.2 and supplemental rules. Minor updates have been made for syntax, clarity, improved organization, terminology and accuracy. Members are encouraged to review the entire bulletin.

Simon Fraser University City Program

Urban Design and Sustainable Community Development Certificate Programs Information Session
You are invited to attend a free information session to learn more about the Urban Design and Sustainable Community Development certificate programs that start September 2013. Taught by renowned practitioners and industry leaders, these certificate programs aim to equip mid-career professionals with the skills to impact their communities for the better. Whether it’s designing functional and sustainable places or advocating for sustainability at the local level, these certificate programs will give you the tools to achieve your professional and personal goals. It takes place Thursday, May 2, 2013, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Room 1325, 515 West Hastings Street. To reserve a seat, visit For more information on SFU’s City Program, visit

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Hycroft Evening Lecture Series: Successful Marriages – The House and its Garden
In this lecture, master gardener and author Christine Allen will illustrate how landscaping can be designed to suit and compliment a home’s architecture. It takes place Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 7:30-9:00 p.m. at University Women’s Club at Hycroft, 1489 McRae Avenue, Vancouver. Register online at

1.5 Non-core LUs



Brown Bag Talks: The Jeffs Residence
In this talk, developer James Evans will discuss the restoration and adaptive reuse of the Jeffs Residence, located at 1240 Salsbury Drive, into a high-density residential site. It takes place Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. at BCIT Vancouver Campus, Room 870, 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver. Register online at

1.5 Core LUs