The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the 2019 recipients of the Young Architect, Architectural Firm, and Emerging Architectural Practice awards which recognize excellence in architecture, service to clients, and contributions to the profession, education, and community.
The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (RMTC) in Winnipeg is the recipient of the 2019 Prix du XXe siècle by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the National Trust for Canada. The award recognizes buildings over 25 years old that have become landmarks of Canadian architecture.
Renzo Piano, Denise Scott Brown, Ivenue Love-Stanley, Elizabeth Chu Richter, and Vishaan Chakrabarti have been named as Honorary Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). These men and women exemplify the role architects play in public life around the world and the evolving diversity of the profession.
The winners of the 2018 National Urban Design Awards reflect a range of ideas about reclaiming and enhancing public space while addressing challenges such as urban density, environmental sustainability, and affordability.
The biennial Governor General’s Medals in Architecture celebrate outstanding design in recently completed projects by Canadian architects. The jury considers elements such as conceptual clarity, compatibility with the site, detailing, innovation and uniqueness, and sustainable design. They are jointly awarded by The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts.
The designs of Luc Bouliane, MRAIC, are inspired by the geology of Northern Ontario. The recipient of the 2018 Young Architect Award of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) credits his upbringing in the community of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.—surrounded by Lake Superior and rock outcrops—for the geometrically complex forms of his designs.
Gilles Saucier, FIRAC, and André Perrotte, FIRAC, have been awarded the 2018 Gold Medal by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). The founders of the Montréal-based Saucier + Perrotte Architectes have for 30 years consistently produced refined, elegant, and modern buildings, according to a statement released by RAIC.