Jul
29

Office Suite Alternatives

I know that we are all enjoying our summer break and the last thing anyone wants to think about is writing that paper for this upcoming term but the truth is summer is fading fast and Term 2 starts in a month.  In order to kick start our thinking about those academic papers I have … Continue reading »

Jul
28

Home or Community Garden Design Tool

Home and community gardens are quickly becoming the trend these days. This trend is fueled by the every changing demand on our environment. People are no longer looking to the megamart’s for their food needs and realize that they or their community can grow organic food full of flavor and pesticide free in their own … Continue reading »

Jul
28

Reinventing Waste

Ever wonder what to do with your waste?  Well Tom Szaky has created a company called TerraCycle that answers this question with an elegant solution that we all can learn from. TerraCycle’s purpose is to eliminate the idea of waste. We do this by creating national recycling systems for previously non-recyclable or hard-to-recycle waste. Anyone … Continue reading »

Jun
09

ARCH 655-Architectural Practice Management

Now Available for Registrations:  ARCH 655-Architectural Practice Management http://www2.athabascau.ca/syllabi/arch/arch655.php

Jun
03

Collection of Architecture Weblogs

I would like to share a collection of Weblogs that I have found.  Below is the list with a short description of what the blog is about.  Feel free to add your links in the comments section. A Dose of Architecture- John Hill, an architect who lives and works in Chicago, looks at contemporary architectural … Continue reading »

Jun
03

Personel Productivity

One of the main obstacles that RAIC Syllabus student faces is the fact that we work and have family’s.  Of course this does not mean that we have to give up on our dreams but what it does mean is that we need to find ways to stay productive.  So how do we do it? … Continue reading »

Jun
03

Virtual Studio

The new RAIC Centre for Architecture at Athabasca University – a long anticipated renewal of the RAIC Minimum Syllabus Program, received funding and final approval for its Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Architecture from the Department of Advanced Education in Alberta in November 2010. In addition to federal government grants for course development to include broadly … Continue reading »

Mar
23

ARCH 645-Architectural Practice In Canada

Starting April 1st. Course syllabus located at:  http://www2.athabascau.ca/syllabi/arch/arch645.php

Jan
25

Official Launching – Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Architecture

Date: February 22nd, 2011 Time:  5:00pm – 7:30pm Location:  Art Gallery of Alberta, Ledcor Theater Foyer 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta

Jan
20

Architecture Student Blog Site

This is a special site created for our students in order to provide a means of communicating with each other.  This site will also be used to inform students of important issues within the field of architecture.

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