Simon Fraser University City Program

Deadline Extended: Urban Design and Sustainable Community Development Certificate Programs

The registration deadline for the Fall 2013 Urban Design and Sustainable Community Development certificate programs offered through SFU City Program has been extended to August 30, 2013. Taught by renowned practitioners and industry leaders, these programs aim to equip mid-career professionals with the skills to impact their communities for the better. The programs feature eight two- and three-day intensive courses. Participants work through the courses over 10-18 months with a cohort of peers, sharing experiences, knowledge and ideas in a multi-disciplinary context. For more information and to register, click here.

Updated Bylaws

The AIBC’s Bylaws document has been updated to include the new consensual resolution bylaws (36.0 through 36.22). This updated document, dated July 3, 2013, is available through the AIBC web site.

RAIC Foundation Establishes Kiyoshi Matsuzaki Scholarship

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Foundation has announced details of a new scholarship in honour of former AIBC Member Kiyoshi Matsuzaki, who passed away last December. The annual Kiyoshi Matsuzaki RAIC Scholarship, a $3000 award offered through an endowment, is in support of a student enrolled in the RAIC Syllabus Program, in keeping with his personal belief in the future of the profession of architecture, and his unyielding support of the younger generation of students as the next leaders of the profession. Matsuzaki was a longtime RAIC volunteer who served as RAIC President in 2007/2008.