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BEAT Annual Leadership Seminar

Our Annual Seminar is coming up January 20th 2018 as part of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, and will be held at Daniels Spectrum. This is a free event directed to students, recent graduates and young professionals who intend on practicing architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and interior design. Tickets have already been released to our mailing list and the TO DO festival, more information on this years event.

We'd like to promote this event within your school, and have put aside 15 tickets for students from Athabasca. To access these VIP tickets, please have students go our eventbrite link, and enter the following Promotional Code: RAIC2018BEAT

Students will have until end of day January 13th to register for VIP tickets, at which time any unregistered tickets will get released to our wait list.

2016 International Velux Award- For Students of Architecture

March 30, 2016

The International VELUX Award for students of architecture is a competition that wants to encourage and challenge students to explore the theme of daylight - and to create a deeper understanding of this ever-relevant source of energy, light and life.

Submission to the Alberta Climate Change Panel: The Role of Green Buildings

March 30, 2016

Construction is an essential part of Alberta’s (and Canada’s) economy and green buildings are the future of construction. Green buildings are the fastest, most efficient and least expensive way of addressing climate change; and Alberta could play a leadership role in designing and building next generation green buildings. (PDF File - 788KB)

ADST 200 and ADST 300 Virtual Studios are open for Registrations

March 30, 2016


Virtual Pilot Project Report

February, 2015

In February of 2015, the RAIC Centre for Architecture at Athabasca University, in collaboration with the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), embarked on a pilot project to test the idea of a virtual studio. (PDF File - 704KB)

Alberta Association of Architects Supports Renewed Syllabus Program

December 10, 2015

The Alberta Association of Architects’ (AAA) Council recently announced that it has voted unanimously to support and recognize the renewed Royal Architectural Institute of Canada(RAIC) Syllabus Program at the RAIC Centre for Architecture at Athabasca University. (PDF File - 122KB)

Updated January 04 2018 by Student & Academic Services

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