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November is Mentorship Month on the blOAAg! Tell the rest of your profession what makes your mentor (formal or informal) great. How did you find them? What is the best advice you have received? Email OAA Architectural Graduate, Vani Gopalkrishna to participate by Monday, October 26. To see our previous series on Mentorship stories, click on the link below.
Loghman Azar, M.Arch.UD. AIBC. OAA
Introduction: The future is up in citazar.
How long will it take for us to build our cities completely differently using the technology we have? Wheels are ancient inventions, but...
My name is Andy Thomson; I’m an architect with Thomson Architecture, Inc. and the OAA’s VP Strategic. I wanted to share this article, written by Alberta architect & lawyer Roddy Handa (with...
Advocacy and the OAA: How it’s Done
By Adam Tracey
As the last post (Advocacy and the OAA: Colouring Between the Lines) detailed, the OAA must operate within the mandates enshrined in the...
Advocacy and the OAA: Colouring Between the Lines
By Adam Tracey
In Ontario, architecture is a self-regulated profession, but what does this really mean? In this two-part article, we will explore the...
I’ve always been painting and sketching but as you get more involved in work making time to focus on an art work becomes too hard to manage. Drawing and sketching at work is always time sensitive with...
This is a watercolor of the town Hall in Orangeville and is a very colourful building. I have always loved to sketch and is what inspired me to pursue architecture. Perhaps it is the medium...
These drawings are the first few from a series I am working on called "The Queen Street Project” where I have started from the Broadview Hotel on Queen East and proceed west. I started this series as...
I completed these drawings with ink and watercolors a couple years ago when I was traveling across Italy. I always travel with a sketch book and whenever I'm in a new place I try and draw my...
The Arches of “Arles Amphitheatre”
Ink and Oil colour on wood, Toronto, Canada, December 2017
Photo Credit: Lida Mohammadi
Architectural Credit: Lida Mohammadi...
BLOAAG - Shifting Paradigms
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed virtually every aspect of life. How have you adapted?
Shift 2021 Resiliency Architecture Challenge
The theme for the second 2021 SHIFT Challenge is Resiliency/Architecture.
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