ARCADIS: IBI CHARETTE
March 29, 2023
This event is being hosted by the architecture firm Arcadis: IBI. The firm has prepared a presentation about what Emergency Exit Buildings are, followed by a design charette aimed toward all students of Architectural Science at TMU. This event provides an opportunity to work as a group under a strict time limit and encourages students to get creative with methods and materials.
November 29, 2017 | October 22, 2018 | March 5, 2019 | February 27, 2020 | March 1, 2023
The Portfolio workshop provides students in our undergraduate program the opportunity to polish and enhance their existing portfolios with the help of industry professionals. Students were grouped with one professional and rotations were held throughout the night for more input.
October 31, 2022
In collaboration with ACU, AIAS hosts a Halloween themed event. Including a pumpkin painting competition, Halloween themed trivia and a Halloween movie. This event provides a collaborative space for the attendees to explore another creative outline and have some friendly competition.
September 13, 2022 | September 20, 2022 | October 18, 2022 | February 8, 2023
Every year, students are offered a wide range of tutorials that aid in design visualization. This year, aimed towards first and second year students are the InDesign, Photoshop, and Rhino. Lastly, an AutoCAD Revit tutorial is offered to second and third year students.
HOLIDAY EVENT WINNERS
Congratulations to Team 8 for winning our Craft A Story Holiday Event - our winners include Terry Sin (Norm Li), Sadberk Agma, Rysa Braganza, Selina Deng, and Kathlynn Hoang. Thank you to all the participants for joining our annual holiday competition.
February 14, 2018 + 2019 | February 12, 2020
Held at Bocconcini's, students and industry professionals got together to compete in the Napkin Sketch competition. They were asked to complete a series of drawings following given themes. Winners get to have a coffee date with professionals.
October 8 & 23, 2019 | November 20, 2019 |
January 30, 2020
Every year, students are offered a wide range of tutorials that aid in design visualization. Aimed towards first and second year students are the V-ray & Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Rhino. An AutoCAD Revit tutorial is offered to second and third year students.
Terry Sin | Norm Li Visualization Workshop
September 25, 2019
With clients such as Diamond Schmitt and Holt Renfew, Norm Li sets the standard for Architectural Visualization. Students began their year off with our visualization workshop, presented by Terry Sin, to learn how to conceptualize "What Makes a Great Render?”
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS PACKAGE REVIEW
March 3, 2023
Geared towards a specific third year course (ASC 622), this event allows students to get a chance to view a previous years example of a well put together construction document package. With the ability to see a precedent and ask questions to a group who has performed well in the past, this is an opportunity to develop knowledge on a vital part of the working experience.
PIERRE BERTRAND | INTERVIEW PREPARATION WORKSHOP
March 22, 2023
In collaboration with ACU, this event gives students a chance to prepare for summer internships and full-time job interviews. Pierre Bertrand has prepared an informative slideshow to help students gain experience and know what to expect when going into their own interviews. The presentation will be followed by a Q/A panel discussion featuring current Graduate students who have worked in the field.
December 6, 2017 + 2018 | November 28, 2019 | November 29, 2022
As the winter season arrives, students looked forward to the annual Gingerbread Competition. Students were grouped with industry professionals to create a Gingerbread based on a theme with each team representing a country. Holiday spirit was in the air, together with an amazing time of cookies, icing, and architect-cheer!
FIRM CRAWLS 2022-23
November 10, 2022 | November 24, 2022
Firm Crawl is an event that gives student the opportunity to explore firms that are currently in the architecture field. During the event students would explore what it is like to work in an actual architectural firm, and has the chance to chat with industry professionals at the firm. This year we were hosted by Perkins&Will and DIALOG.
February 12, 2021
A series of conceptual charettes provoking unique and emotive design through illustration of a room that portrays memories or places that help the participant escape reality. The event is broken down into three phases: brainstorming, team-based sketching, and individual submissions.
September 27, 2022
The Career, Co-op & Student Success Centre in collaboration with AIAS and ACU present Ignite Innovation: Architecture. Join industry leaders as they discuss the trends propelling their fields. They shared strategies and experiences that were pivotal in building successful careers in Architecture, alternative career pathways, and answer questions about working in the field.
FIRM CRAWLS 2020-21
October 16, 2020 | February 18, 2021
Firm Crawl is an event that gives student the opportunity to explore firms that are currently in the architecture field. During the event students would explore what it is like to work in an actual architectural firm, and has the chance to chat with industry professionals at the firm. This year we were hosted by Gow Hastings Architects and Diamond Schmitt.
March 26, 2019 | April 10, 2021
Beyond Arch.Sci is an event that invites Ryerson Alumni back to campus to discuss opportunities beyond the architecture field. Students had the chance to meet with professionals from other industries such as real estate, game development, movie special effects, and more!
CRAFT A STORY
December 3, 2020
For our AIAS' annual holiday event this virtual year, students and industry professional joined in to network and craft! The competition this year was a holiday movie-themed collaborative challenge. All that was needed was paper and cutting tools to craft your story.
March 14, 2018 | February 26, 2019
The biggest event of the year, Popularize, is held at the end of every year. Last year's theme was "Essence". Industry professionals ENFORM, Gow Hastings Architecture, Moriyama & Teshima Architects, and Studio AC were invited to speak.
NORTHEAST QUAD 2023
March 30- April 2, 2023
The entire board got the chance to travel to Scranton, Pennsylvania to meet the rest of the Northeast Quad. The theme for this year was SP[ARCH] which taught us the history of the city and it's importance in architecture.
July 27-30, 2022
During the summe our Executive Board had the chance to travel to Washington DC for the first every back in-person conference. The theme was Re-union, allowing us a chance to form more connections with our fellow Northeast Quad Chapters!!