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RAIC names 41 architects as College of Fellows inductees

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RAIC names 41 architects as College of Fellows inductees

OTTAWA — A Toronto architect with a portfolio of subway stations; a Montreal hospital expert; a Vancouver leader in sustainable design, and a Winnipeg scholar working toward a national architecture policy are among the Canadian architects to be named 2019 fellows by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC).

The College of Fellows of the RAIC awards fellowship to institute members in recognition of outstanding achievement, explained a June 25 release. Criteria include design excellence, exceptional scholarly contribution and distinguished service to the profession or the community.

Forty-one fellows will be inducted at the College of Fellows convocation ceremony on Oct. 29 at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto during the annual RAIC Festival of Architecture which takes place Oct. 26 to 30.

The fellows include:

  • Richard Lyle Stevens, of IBI Group in Toronto, whose projects include subway stations at Downsview, Sheppard West, Don Mills, Bayview, Finch West, Pioneer Village, Union Station’s second platform and the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail project;
  • Jennifer Cutbill, of Local Practice Architecture + Design in Vancouver, who practises and teaches regenerative design, represented BC/Yukon on the RAIC board directors, founded the RAIC’s Committee on Regenerative Environments and co-founded Vancouver Design Week;
  • Michel Broz, of Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes in Montreal, who has led hospital projects across Quebec, including the Critical Care Pavilion (K) at the Jewish General Hospital and expansion of the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre; and
  • Lisa Landrum, of the University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture in Winnipeg, who is an associate professor, associate dean (research), and sits on the Canadian Architectural Licensing Authorities working group seeking to advance a national architecture policy.

The full list:


Ron LeLievre, New Glasgow

Craig William Mosher, Halifax

Reno Soucy, Edmundston



Erich Marosi, Westmount

Michel Broz, Montreal


Ontario North and East and Nunavut

Brian Bertrand, North Bay

Paul Dolan, Ottawa

Emmanuelle van Rutten, Ottawa

Robert J. Boraks, Ottawa


Ontario Southwest

Jerry Chlebowski, Toronto

Andrew Bernard Filarski, Toronto

Barbara Miszkiel, Toronto

Chris Couse, Toronto

Chris McQuillan, Toronto

David Stavros, Toronto

Donna Dolan, Toronto

Drew Hauser, Hamilton

Emilio Raimondo, Niagara Falls

Kathleen Kurtin, Toronto

Mark Berest, Toronto

Mark Sterling, Toronto

Megan Torza, Toronto

Patrick B. Fejér, Toronto

Paul George Dowsett, Toronto

Peggy Theodore, Toronto

Richard Lyle Stevens, Toronto

Robert Allen, Toronto

Robert Freedman, Toronto

Rocco Maragna, Toronto

Roland Rom Colthoff, Toronto

Sydney Elizabeth Browne, Toronto

Edward (Ted) Kerry Watson, Toronto



Verne Reimer, Winnipeg

Lisa Landrum, Winnipeg


Graham Livesey, Calgary

Elizabeth Songer, Lethbridge


B. C./Yukon

John Warren Scott, Vancouver

Graham Fligg, Vancouver

Bruce Carscadden, Vancouver

Jennifer Cutbill, Vancouver

The College of Fellows will also induct five honourary fellows:

  • Renzo Piano is a well-known 20th-century architect for buildings such as the Pompidou Centre, the London Bridge Tower (The Shard) and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
  • Denise Scott Brown is an advocate for women in architecture. Her book Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form challenged orthodox ideas about modern architecture.
  • Ivenue Love-Stanley is an architect who became the first African-American woman to graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology College of Architecture in 1977.
  • Elizabeth Chu Richter is a past president of the American Institute of Architects who gained a large following with the radio series The Shape of Texas, broadcast for 11 years on NPR-affiliate stations.
  • Vishaan Chakrabarti is a practising architect, professor of design and urban theory at Columbia University, and the author of A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America.

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