Sep 23 2022

OAA | NOW Lecture

  Register for the NOW Lecture: In-Person Event at the OAA Headquarters Best Emerging Practices Share Their Stories October 18 in Toronto Are you interested in one day starting your own practice? Want to hear first-hand from architects on how they overcame challenges to launch and grow their firms? The OAA’s biennial Best Emerging Practice […]

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Sep 16 2022

Toronto International Festival of Authors: Critical Conversation, The Affordable City

Diana Chan McNally Each day of the Festival, authors and industry experts will come together for candid, live conversations to examine a new facet of the culture and politics that shape the world around us and the books we read. The city is our dominant social model, but if so few can afford to live […]

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Sep 6 2022

DAS Lecture Series | Joseph Fry, HAPA Collaborative

  Joseph Fry, Hapa Collaborative, external link, external link, Principal, BCSLA CSLA ASLA is the founding principal of Hapa Collaborative, and a vocal advocate for Vancouver’s public realm and the role of the landscape architecture, and is dedicated to deepening our collective understanding and investment in civic placemaking. Joe will review the work that his practice has been […]

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Jul 27 2022

Technical Series | Glazed and Confused: A Presentation about Windows

  A webinar all about windows and universally applicable general principles for detailing them. About this event Windows are complicated—on top of providing a view, they also have to do everything a wall has to do. Doors are just as difficult. And to make things even more challenging, architects are faced with a seemingly infinite […]

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Jul 26 2022

Stories, Science, and Stuff: Strategies for Climate Engagement at the ROM

  The Climate Positive Energy Initiative is the University of Toronto’s centre for interdisciplinary clean energy research. Linking science, social science, engineering, economics and policy researchers to transform our energy systems. Tune into this online seminar run by The University of Toronto to learn about the effects of climate change on lakes, and how changes […]

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Jul 18 2022

UofT School of Cities Talk | Nature, Neighborhoods, Networks & Neurons

In this unique talk, “Nature, Neighborhoods, Networks and Neurons: the Relationships Between Brain Functioning and the Environment,” Berman explores how cognition and affect can be modulated by different environmental factors (e.g., greenspaces and city size). Abstract Our brains are limited capacity information processing systems, whose performance can be modulated by different environmental factors. In this […]

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May 19 2022

UofT Daniels | Truth & Reconciliation: Indigenous Perspectives on the Role of Art and Architecture on University Campuses

Truth & Reconciliation: Indigenous Perspectives on the Role of Art and Architecture on University Campuses Fri, May 27/22 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm Main Hall, Daniels Building 1 Spadina Crescent Please Register: Eventbrite Click here (Zoom link) to register. Livestream on the CultureTO YouTube channel Doors Open Toronto Presented by Great Gulf Open InSights – Keynote Talk IMPORTANT: Doors will open […]

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Apr 26 2022

OAA Con-Ed | The Business Case for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

This session will review key demographic and social trends that will challenge OAA members both as employers and as practitioners. This session will also discuss the benefits of an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace. Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to: 1. Explain the definitions of equity, diversity, and […]

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Apr 26 2022

OAA Con-Ed | Human Rights in the Workplace

This session will provide an overview of the Ontario Human Rights Code and the responsibilities of organizations, managers, and employees to foster a respectful work environment and address issues appropriately when they occur. Participants will learn about violations of the Code, the human rights protected grounds, as well as options for resolving issues when they […]

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Apr 20 2022

TSA Technical Series: Supporting the Success of Your EDI Committee

How can employee-led EDI (equity, diversity and inclusion) committees be formed, supported, and led to achieve their objectives?  In the last few years, there has been an increase in employee committees that aim to support equity, diversity, and inclusion in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. There is a real commitment to change, but how exactly […]

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