Imperial Theatre / University of New Brunswick’s Grand Hall
Thu, 05/31/2018 -
19:00 to 22:00
Date: May 31st, 2018 Time: 19:00 - 22:00 Location: Imperial Theatre / University of New Brunswick’s Grand Hall
The RAIC College of Fellows Convocation on Thursday, May 31, starts at 7 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre, where the College of Fellows will formally recognize RAIC members and distinguished laypersons who have made outstanding contributions to the profession.
Diébédo Francis Kéré, a Berlin-based architect from Burkina Faso, will deliver the keynote address. With projects across Africa and in Europe, China and India, Kéré is known for combining traditional building techniques and materials with modern engineering methods. The designer of the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion in London, Kéré’s first project, a primary school in his home village of Gando, won the 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
Kéré will be inducted into the College as an Honorary Fellow, along with French architect and educator Odile Decq and Past Chancellors of the American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows, John Sorrenti, and William J. Stanley III.
The ceremony also recognizes graduates of the RAIC Syllabus Program. A cocktail reception will follow at the University of New Brunswick’s Grand Hall.
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May 30 - June 2, 2018
Saint John, New Brunswick
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Architects' Association of New Brunswick have partnered to present the 2018 Festival of Architecture May 30 - June 2 in Saint John.