Aug 26 2021

UofT Daniels | Design Bootcamp

Daniels Design Bootcamp Fall/Winter 2021/22 How do we look at and document our surroundings, from our front door to the city? How do we draw geometries and translate them into inhabited forms? How do we turn a model into a platform, a shelter, a pavilion? How do we draw the city, and our projects in […]

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Jun 9 2021

The Path: Your Journey Through Indigenous Canada

The RAIC is pleased to now offer an on-demand course for the architecture community. The Path- Your Journey Through Indigenous Canada was created by a majority Indigenous-owned company and has been developed with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis advisors and reviewers. The program consists of five online modules made up of videos and quizzes that focus on the […]

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Jun 2 2021

Indigenous Canada

Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. […]

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May 12 2021

TSA Technical Series | Mitigating Bias in Hiring

A webinar on how to manage bias in the hiring process, from advertising jobs through to making hiring decisions.   As part of our commitment to creating a more inclusive and welcoming profession and industry, join us for a special online technical lecture with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion as we tackle the very practical […]

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Apr 24 2021

Reimagining Blackness and Architecture

About this Course Architecture structures our daily lives. It shapes our homes, streets, neighborhoods, cities and more. But who gets to create and occupy these spaces? In the United States, a long history of anti-Black racism has created spatial inequalities that are built into the physical environment and erased the stories of Black architects and […]

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Mar 9 2021

TSA Technical Series | Building Enclosure Design & the Toronto Green Standard

TEDI,who?!?! A webinar making sense of the Toronto Green Standard performance targets and their impact on building enclosure design. The Toronto Green Standard (Version 3), Toronto’s sustainable design requirements for new private and city-owned developments, has introduced a four-tiered framework for development to achieve near-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Central to this framework are […]

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Feb 17 2021

TSA Technical Series | Engagement as a Decision Support Tool

Meaningful engagement is about more than ticking a box – it’s about convening constructive discussions that make projects and initiatives better and stronger. Effective consultation manages risk. It brings certainty to an inherently uncertain environment and puts your organization in a position where your work is championed by supporters and the process is defensible to […]

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Feb 5 2021

The “New” Construction Act: Lessons Learned and Questions Unanswered

In partnership with Glaholt Bowles LLP, CAWIC is pleased to present: “The “New” Construction Act: Lessons Learned and Questions Unanswered”. Lena Wang and Katherine Thornton of Glaholt Bowles LLP will discuss the new Construction Act, unanswered questions and debates, and the use of statutory adjudications by the industry to date. Tune in to hear answers to frequently asked […]

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Feb 1 2021

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

LEED is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people! The best way to break into the sustainability space is to attain the LEED Green Associate. It also shows employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. Since the LEED GA exam doesn’t have a stellar […]

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Jan 18 2021

TSA Technical Series | Enhancing Passive Systems for Thermal Resilience

In the face of climate change, and as building codes and standards evolve to promote increased building energy efficiency and reduced carbon footprints, it is also important to ensure that buildings can withstand prolonged power outages during extreme weather events to provide habitable shelter passively. This presentation will focus on going beyond typical compliance energy […]

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