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April 2018

Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Builder Training

April 3, 2018 - April 6, 2018
Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake, 250 St. Margaret’s Bay Rd.
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3N 1J4 Canada
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$1395

Be one of the first to establish credentials in a growing market that is still largely untapped. The PHIUS builders training prepares builders to meet the challenges of Passive House construction. Although a Passive House approach is like an R2000 house in many ways, a Passive House is a huge leap forward in energy efficiency in comparison. It reduces energy costs significantly and simplifies the mechanicals, making it more affordable to build and easier to run than a code-built house.…

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IDNS: Brushing Up on the Building Code

April 13, 2018
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9 Canada
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IDNS Invites you to join us for this Continuing Education Event: Brushing Up on the Building Code. Presenter: Joe Rogers, Building Code Coordinator, Office of the Fire Marshall Location: AGNS, Second Floor Seminar Room Morning Session: 9:30-11:30 Recent Changes to the building code (in this session, we will focus on the recent changes to the building code (issued April 1, 2017) to ensure you are up to date. Lunch 11:30-12:30 Generously provided by Humanscale and Office Interiors Afternoon Sessions 12:30-3:30 Scenarios and…

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May 2018

2018 Spring Forum: Strong Business, Strong Profession

May 2, 2018
Pier 21 Halifax, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P7 Canada
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The NSAA is pleased to present Douglas Cardinal as our evening's Guest Speaker to wrap up the 2018 Spring Forum on May 2 at Pier 21, Halifax. This year's theme is Strong Business. Strong Profession and begins bright and early with a continental breakfast. The day-long event features extensive continuing education sessions, networking opportunities, our Celebratory Luncheon, the 86th AGM followed by a wine and cheese reception and Mr. Cardinal's lecture. Don't miss out - registration is now open.

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September 2018

“China Rising” Public Lecture by Sharon Fogo, NSAA

September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lunenburg School of the Arts, 6 Prince Street
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join architect Sharon Fogo, NSAA for this free public lecture as she explores modern architecture in today's China. South Shore Fogo | September 27

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October 2018

Exhibit of Architectural Works Opens

October 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - October 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Kentville Library, 440 Main St,
Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 1K8 Canada
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free

Opening Day:  Exhibit of works by the Annapolis Valley Chapter members:  Kentville Library Recipient of 2018 Maritime Design Award of Merit for Public Outdoor/Adaptive Reuse along with architect Lisa Tondino of Houdini Design Architects, the Kentville Library will be the site for an exhibit of the works of Annapolis Valley Chapter members including other 2018 Maritime Design Award submitters Michael Napier and Vincent den Hartog.

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Flag Raising, Cape Breton Regional Municipality City Hall, Sydney,

October 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cape Breton City Hall, 320 Esplanade
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 7B9 Canada
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Flag Raising, Cape Breton Regional Municipality City Hall, Sydney, 1:00 pm Join members of the Cape Breton Chapter and City Councilors as the NSAA’s flag is raised high above the Plaza Deck

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Movie Night: Urbanized, Al Whittle Theatre, Wolfville

October 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Al Whittle Theatre, 450 Main St
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1E2 Canada
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free

Movie Night:  Urbanized, Al Whittle Theatre, Wolfville, Join the Annapolis Valley Chapter for Gary Hustwit’s Urbanized.  Premiering at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, this feature-length documentary about the design of cities looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.  The challenges of balancing housing, mobility, public space, civic engagement, economic development, and environmental policy are fast becoming universal concerns. Yet much of the dialogue on…

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Membertou Career Expo

October 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre, 3W4, 95 Maillard St,
Membertou, Nova Scotia B1S 3W3 Canada
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Membertou Career Expo:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre The Cape Breton Chapter has been invited to participate in Membertou’s Career Expo which will provide an opportunity to recruit, network and promote the profession of architecture to youth, community members and the general public.  Join the Cape Breton Chapter as it  focuses on UNCEDED:  Voices of the Land Canada’s submission to the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. This exhibition showcased 18 Indigenous architects from Turtle Island (Canada…

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Movie Night – “Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island”, Liverpool, Astor Theatre

October 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Astor Theatre, 219 Main St
Liverpool, Nova Scotia B0T 1K0 Canada
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Movie Night – “Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island”, Liverpool, Astor Theatre, 7:00 pm Join the South Shore Chapter for “Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island”. The winner of the Best Canadian Film - Festival International du Films Sur L'Art (FIFA) Montreal 2015, Best Atlantic Documentary - Atlantic Film Festival Halifax 2015 and the Best Atlantic Cinematography - Marcia Connolly for Strange and Familiar - Atlantic Film Festival 2015 documents highlights the distinctive architecture project on remote Fogo…

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Sketching Tour, Halifax

October 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nova Scotia Association of Architects, 1359 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y9 Canada
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Sketching Tour, NSAA office, 1359 Barrington Street, 12:00 pm Join members of the NSAA and Halifax Urban Sketchers for a free sketching tour leaving the NSAA office at 12:00 pm and arriving back at 2:00 pm. This activity features facilitation by NSAA members who will provide sketching tips to those new to sketching. Sketching materials will be provided free of charge. Refreshments to follow at 2:00 pm at the NSAA.

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