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The mission of the RAIC Emerging Practitioners (RAIC EP) | IRAC Relève professionnelle (IRAC RP) is to connect and strengthen the voice of emerging architecture practitioners across Canada in order to serve, inspire and advocate for their continued professional growth on the path to licensure.

What we do

Through communication and coordination with students, universities, regulators, Architects, syllabus program participants and intern architects, we are working to improve and support the path to architectural licensure.

Courses + Lectures

RAIC EP organizes courses and lectures that directly benefit emerging practitioners.

Events

Find out about events of interest to emerging practitioners at the annual RAIC Festival and beyond.

Competitions

From built objects to our own logo, we run competitions aimed at keeping your design skills sharp.

Research

The RAIC EP is committed to conducting and disseminating research of interest to the study and practice of architecture in Canada.

Connect

Through events and meetings with emerging practitioners across Canada, the RAIC EP aims to connect the nation’s emerging architectural community

Inform

Via our web site, social media, and online or in-person courses, the RAIC EP seeks to increase access to information of interest to the architectural community.

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RAIC EP was formed by Intern Architects from across Canada to discuss our common and differing experiences of becoming an Architect in Canada, and to act as a united voice to advocate for Intern Architects nationally. By communicating and working with each other, we can benefit from our shared stories of success and failure to improve the experience for all.

Schools of architecture

architectural associations

syllabus students

intern architects

Why join?

Benefits of RAIC membership include access to professional resources and courses at reduced rates as well as connecting to the architectural community nationwide.

What’s New?

Check out the posts below for some of the latest announcements and events. To follow items of interest to emerging practitioners across Canada, explore our social media links at the bottom of this page.

Award Winner Talk with Chevalier Morales Architects

As part of the RAIC Festival of Architecture, RAIC Emerging Practitioners will be holding an intimate event with Stephan Chevalier and Sergio Morales of Chevalier Morales Architects - winner of the 2018 RAIC Emerging Architectural Practice Award - for a discussion on...

Register Now for the RAIC Festival!

The 2018 RAIC Festival takes place in the architecturally rich and historic port city of Saint John, New Brunswick from May 30 to June 2. The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the AANB are proud to co-host this year’s program which promises to be a unique...

what interests you?

BECAUSE IT PROBABLY INTERESTS OTHERS TOO.

RAIC Emerging Practitioners (RAIC EP) has been gathering and presenting research on topics of interest to emerging architectural practitioners across Canada since 2015. In many cases, this includes research on the current and evolving picture of what it means to study and practice architecture in Canada. Are you interested in a related topic? Let us know!

  • 84 percent of all people will live in cities by 2100
  • 19.4% of indigenous people live in dwellings in need of major repairs
  • 30% percent of design faculty in canada are women

FOR THE FOURTH YEAR IN A ROW, RAIC EP IS PROUD TO OFFER A NATIONAL BUILDING CODE COURSE ACCESSIBLE FROM ANYWHERE IN CANADA.

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We encourage you to get in touch with any questions, complaints, ideas, suggestions!