Architecture Canada n°7 2nd semestre 2009
Architecture Canada n°7 2nd semestre 2009
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  • Parution : n°7 de 2nd semestre 2009

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  • Editeur : Naylor Canada

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  • Nombre de pages : 48

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RAIC – the leading voice of architecture in Canada ! The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, established in 1907, is a voluntary national association representing more than 3,800 architects, faculty and graduates of accredited Canadian Schools of Architecture from every region of the country. RAIC provides the national framework for the development and recognition of architectural excellence. Vision To build awareness and appreciation of the contribution of architecture to the physical well-being and cultural development of Canada. Mission• To affirmthat architecture matters ; • To celebrate the richness and diversity of architecture in Canada ; and• To support architects in achieving excellence. The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is the leading voice of architecture in Canada. Values Integrity – the RAIC conducts all its activities with the highest ethical and professional standards ; Environmental Responsibility – the RAIC actively promotes sustainable design and operates in the most environmentally sustainable manner possible ; Inclusiveness – the RAIC acts as a ‘rassembleur’and all RAIC staff and programs operate to create and maintain a common ground for architecture students, intern architects, architects in practice, retired architects and professional organizations in Canada ; Effectiveness – RAIC programs are established with clear and measurable objectives that will bring benefi t to members, enhance the profession of architecture, and improve the quality of the built environment in Canada. Membership Members include Licensed (or Registered) Architects, Architectural graduates, Intern Architects or Interns, as wellas full-time faculty members of a University School of Architecture. Architects who reside outside Canada can become International Associates. Architects who have graduated outside Canada and reside here in Canada may make a special application to be considered for full membership. A full-time student from an architectural program in a Canadian accredited University School of Architecture or in the Syllabus program can become a Student Associate. Also, those who are involved in the Design and Construction Industry and who are associated with the architectural profession can become Affi liates. Benefits include• For full members, the MRAIC (Member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada) and FRAIC (Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada) designations. RAIC• Access to quality professional development programs, practice support documents, RAIC Committees and Working Groups, and international activities (such as Marmomacc and UIA Working Groups).• A listing in both the national RAIC printed and online Member Directories.• Monthly electronic Bulletin offering the latest information about the profession of architecture across Canada.• Part of the mission of the RAIC is the « development of excellence » and this is achieved through both Practice Support and Professional Development. Practice Support The RAIC provides a variety of documents that help Architects in their dayto-day practices, including:• The Canadian Handbook of Practice for Architects (CHOP) and its regularupdates ; • Standard contract documents such as Document Six – the Canadian Standard Formof Agreement Between Client and Architect and other contract documents ; • The sale and distribution of industry documents prepared by the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC), books and materials, and the National Master Specifi cation. Professional Development The RAIC is committed to producing a quality professional development program and to ensure, to the extent possible, that all courses receive credits from the provincial and territorial associations of Architects and from the American Institute of Architects. To date, the RAIC has developed and delivered nine courses in this series from SDCB 101 – Fundamentals of Sustainable Design to SDCB 305 – Beyond Green : Adaptive, Restorative and Regenerative Design. In 2007 it introduced a session on Integrated Project Delivery through Building Information Modeling (BIM). A Greener Canada RAIC has consistently led the charge toward a more sustainable builtenvironment – incubating the establishment of the Canada Green Building Council ; and developing the first course in the Sustainable Design for Canadian Buildings (SDCB) series almost fi ve years ago for architects ; emphasizing the importance of life-cycle costing and ways to educate building owners about the importance of long-termoperating and maintenance costs in all management and design decisions. RAIC is part of the 2030 Challenge – a global initiative calling for an immediate 50 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption in all new buildings and major renovations. The goal is that by 2030 all new buildings and major renovations be carbon-neutral – generating as much energy as they consume. ■ THE ROYAL ARCHITECTURAL INSTITUTE OF CANADA/L’INSTITUT ROYAL D’ARCHITECTURE DU CANADA ■ 11

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