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RAIC names 2016 Fellows

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has named 41 new 2016 Fellows from across Canada.

A Vancouver leader in condominium rehabilitation, a Montreal heritage expert involved in restoration on Parliament Hill, a Toronto architect reshaping his city, and the designer of some 150 projects in Nunavut are among the Canadian architects to be named 2016 Fellows.

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

Representing Canada coast-to-coast, the new Fellows include:

  • Donald Hazledon, of Vancouver, BC, who formed the Building Envelope Research Consortium in 1995 to address the issue of leaky condominiums and develop technical solutions;
  • Ewa Bieniecka, of Montreal, QC, 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, NS, 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.

Fellows will be inducted at the College of Fellows Convocation, which takes place during the RAIC’s Festival of Architecture in Nanaimo, BC, June 8 to 11.

In addition, President, CEO and Founding Director of the Canada Green Building Council Thomas Mueller, MA, LEED AP, is being inducted into the College as an Honourary Fellow and giving the Keynote Address at the convocation ceremony on June 9.

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