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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 December 01 2016 by Student & Academic Services

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