CaGBC president named RAIC honourary fellow

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Thomas Mueller, president, chief executive officer and founding director of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), is being inducted into The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) as honourary fellow.

Overall, 41 new fellows across Canada will be inducted at the College of Fellows Convocation, which takes place during the RAIC’s Festival of Architecture in Nanaimo, B.C., from June 8 to 11. Mueller will be the keynote speaker at the convocation on June 9.

RAIC bestows fellowship in recognition of outstanding achievement. Criteria include design excellence, exceptional scholarly contribution, or distinguished service to the profession or the community.

2016 inductees include:

  • Donald Hazledon, of Vancouver, B.C., who formed the Building Envelope Research Consortium in 1995 to address the issue of leaky condominiums and develop technical solutions.
  • Ewa Bieniecka, of Montreal, Que, who has worked on some of Canada’s most recognizable heritage landmarks including the rehabilitation of the West Block and East Blocks on Parliament Hill and who is the RAIC vice-president.
  • Harriet Burdett-Moulton, of Dartmouth, N.S., a Métis architect who was the second female graduate architect from Nova Scotia Technical University and has designed more than 150 projects in Nunavut.
  • Calvin Brook, a Toronto architect, urban designer and planner whose projects include Downsview Park, Waterfront Toronto’s Gardiner Transformation Project and the city’s Avenues and Mid-Rise Buildings study.

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