Jun
07

RAIC Centre for Architecture Group will be inducted into the Order of Athabasca University

Friday, June 8, 2012 the RAIC Centre for Architecture Development Group will be inducted into the Order of Athabasca University in recognition of the members’ efforts towards the development, advocacy and promotion of the AU architecture program. Watch it live  - Stream Link

Mar
05

Updated IAP Manual

Here is the link to the Updated IAP Manual. http://www.aaa.ab.ca/iMIS15/AAA/AAA_Membership/Internship_in_Architecture_Program.aspx This is from AAA website so the Appendix B is for Alberta. Every specific CALA jurisdiction has their own requirements so be sure to look for your jurisdictions Appendix B. http://www.raic.org/architecture_architects/becoming_an_architect/provincialassociations_e.htm

Nov
01

Welcome to the official app of Zaha Hadid Architects.

Zaha Hadid Architects launched an iPhone app that will allow users to browse through their practice’s current portfolio of design and architecture. For more information and to get the app head over to itunes. Test it out and let us know how it is in the comments section.

Oct
23

DIGITAL PRACTICE: HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR APPROACH

DIGITAL PRACTICE: HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR APPROACH Over at the Gehry Technology site they detail why BIM is the future of Architect and Engineering. Most of you will know what BIM stands for, Building Information Modelling system but many may not why it is so beneficial to companies to use it. Gehry Technologies states; The process … Continue reading »

Oct
13

Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005 – R.I.P.

This is a must watch. Think Different

Sep
15

DESIGNING ECCA LANDS – PRESENTATION

September 21, 2011 With the recent selection of a winner for the Master Plan competition for the Edmonton City Centre Airport Lands (ECCA Lands), we look forward to a City Center Redevelopment that will be sustainable economically, socially and ecologically. This redevelopment is committed to being the most comprehensively sustainable development in the world and … Continue reading »

Sep
14

Bids-New Royal Alberta Museum

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/travel/Ledcor+awarded+million+contract+build+Royal+Alberta+Museum/5402782/story.html

Sep
07

PDF Creator for creating pdf’s

As we shift more and more into the digital realm the need to create PDF files becomes a must have item on peoples devices.  I know that most people are accustom to using adobe acrobat but what if you do not have a copy of acrobat and really don’t want to shell out cash to … Continue reading »

Aug
22

Design Submissions for the Royal Alberta Museum

Four teams have submitted their design concepts for the new Royal Alberta Museum. Read more at the Alberta Infrastructure Website Tell us what you think in the comments section.

Aug
17

Study Material for the History of Architecture

The RAIC Syllabus provides great reading for our history course but the readings themselves are not enough.  I have found over the years a couple sites that have helped fill some of the gaps.  Below is a list of sites that I have used in the past. Great Buildings Online- Documents hundreds of buildings and … Continue reading »

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