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.
Daoust Lestage’s proposal has won the Market Lands southern parcel design competition in Winnipeg. CentreVenture Development Corporation said the ‘new market square’ idea was the jury’s unanimous choice. The jury appreciated the clarity of the proposal and agreed its stand-alone glass market structure and surrounding plazas presented an inviting space for visitors.
A prominent image of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will be featured on the new $10 bank note as a symbol of Canada’s ongoing pursuit of rights and freedoms, the Bank of Canada has revealed.
The Winnipeg Wood Solutions Fair (WWSF) will be held April 11 at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg. Presented by WoodWorks and the Canadian Wood Council (CWC), the event will showcase wood use in commercial, institutional, industrial, and multi-unit residential construction.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH’s) Tall + Urban Innovation Conference will take place at Chicago’s Aqua Tower from May 30 to 31. The annual symposium explores and celebrates the best in innovative buildings, urban spaces, building technologies, and construction practices from around the world. The two-day conference will include an awards banquet to announce the recipients of the CTBUH Annual Awards. The event will also feature presentations by this year’s finalists, which includes two Canadian projects.
This fall, Winnipeg’s Red River College will introduce an updated architectural technology diploma program, designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC). It replaces the building design technology program currently offered at the college.