The RAIC President’s Award in Architecture is now open for submissions

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada invites entries for the 2015 President’s Award for Media in Architecture. Deadline for submissions is Jan. 8, 2015.

This award recognizes storytelling about buildings and cities that promotes understanding of architecture and the role of architects in the daily life of Canadians. The entry can be a single endeavour or a series.

Previously by nomination only, the award is presented every two years.

Many types of media are eligible for submission, including online, newspapers, magazines, books, as well as radio or television. Entries must have been printed or aired in 2013-14. Each entry will be judged by a jury composed of the previous recipient and two past presidents.

The winner will be announced in April. The award will be presented at a gala event on Fri., June 5, 2015, at the Festival of Architecture in Calgary.

The RAIC has recognized excellence in architectural reporting since 2007.

For information on how to submit an entry, visit

ABOUT THE RAIC The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada is a voluntary national association, representing 4,800 members. The RAIC advocates for excellence in the built environment, works to demonstrate how design enhances the quality of life and promotes responsible architecture in addressing important issues of society.