Addressing climate change on architecture projects in Canada’s National Parks and National Historic Sites.

Using examples from Canada’s National Parks and National Historic Sites, the session will provide an overview of how Parks Canada Agency is adjusting its approach to architectural project work, to better address climate change. The presentation will include a description of some of the measures being taken by Parks Canada’s built heritage and contemporary architecture teams, and examples of how these teams are integrating traditional and indigenous knowledge and practices.

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Friday, May 26th, 2017: 10:30am - 12:00pm
1.5 Structured/Core AIA LU HSW
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David Scarlett, OAQ, MRAIC

Chief Architect (Built Heritage), Parks Canada Agency

David Scarlett, OAQ, MRAIC is Parks Canada’s Chief Architect - Built Heritage.
After several years working in the private sector on heritage architecture projects, David moved in 1990 to Ottawa to work with the National Capital Commission as an architect and project manager. In 2001, David was named the NCC’s Chief Architect, a position he held for fourteen years. In 2015, David opened a new chapter in his career when he moved to the Parks Canada Agency to work as Chief Architect - Built Heritage.

Sonia Zouari, M. Arch, OAA, OAQ, CPHD, CSP, CCCA, GGP, LEED

Contemporary Architect, Parks Canada Agency

Architect, Passive House Designer, Green Globes and a LEED professional, Sonia promotes excellence in architecture, and takes on a leadership role in sustainable design. Sonia’s contributions to Ontario’s built environment were recognized by the Ontario Association of Architects part of the OAA's blOAAg series 'Women in Architecture ‘ and by Construction Specification Canada with the 2016 National Award of Merit.

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24 au 27 mai 2017
Ottawa (Ontario)

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L'Institut royal d'architecture du Canada et l'Association des architectes de l'Ontario se sont associés pour présenter le Festival d'architecture 2017 du 24 au 27 mai 2017 à Ottawa.

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