APRIL EVENT | Let’s Talk Sustainability by WIA x CCW

Creekside Community Recreation Centre (Multipurpose Room 4) 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC

Let's Talk Sustainability! Please join WIA (Women in Architecture) and CCW (Canadian Construction Women) in celebrating Earth Day for an evening of presentations on Sustainability in architecture and construction industries. Including snacks, drinks and mingling with new and familiar friends! When: Thursday, April 20, 2023, 6:00 pm-8:45 pm Where: Pre-Registration required. Creekside Community Centre (1 Athletes Way, […]

JUNE EVENT | First Nations Health Authority Webinar & Site Tour

Women in Architecture (WIA) is celebrating Indigenous People's Day with a webinar and site tour of a new office building for this first-of-its-kind, province-wide entity founded through the expression of BC First Nations self-determination and health governance. Please join us for the site tour and webinar, or just webinar, to learn about the new First […]

AUGUST EVENT | Robson Square Revisited Webinar & Site Tour

Join WIA in revisiting the iconic Robson Square project with Eva Matsuzaki for a webinar, and site tour followed by our summer social. Robson Square Revisited will be hosted by Eva Matsuzaki, a founding member of Women in Architecture (WIA), and the first woman president of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). She was […]

OCTOBER EVENT | Career Paths in Architecture

Join us for our annual Career Paths in Architecture event! There are many directions one can take with one's career following an architectural education. A dynamic group of women working in and around the field of architecture will each do a brief presentation of the varying paths on which architecture has taken them. Presentations to […]


NOVEMBER EVENT | Negotiate for the Compensation You Deserve

Join us on November 22 for a workshop by The Thoughtful Co on salary negotiation. In architecture and engineering, women make on average 15% less than their male peers with the same education and experience. This workshop will enable you to feel confident in asking for the compensation you deserve.The Thoughtful Co will cover everything from how […]


DECEMBER EVENT | WIA Winter Social with WISH

Brooks Corning Showroom 380 W 2nd Ave #200, Vancouver, BC

Let's jingle and mingle!! Join us on December 14th for an evening of mixing and mingling at our annual Winter Social!! This year we have partnered with WISH which is an organization based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside that strives to improve the health, safety and well-being of women who are involved in Vancouver’s street-based sex […]


JANUARY EVENT | Zero Emissions Buildings Workshop with BCIT

BCIT Burnaby NW3 Building, 3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC

Join us for a webinar, and a tour of the High-Performance Building Lab at BCIT to learn about emerging topics for zero emissions buildings. Buildings are currently responsible for 39% of global energy related carbon emissions: 28% from operational emissions, from energy needed to heat, cool and power them, and the remaining 11% from materials […]


FEBRUARY EVENT | WIA then and now

We are excited to host an event all about WIA. Who we are? What do we do? And how to get involved? This event will answer all of your questions. join us for a round table evening where we share about who we are from the perspective of speakers from all generations of WIA. Get […]


MARCH EVENT | Site Tour : Royal Columbian Hospital

330 E Columbia St 330 E Columbia St, New Westminster, BC

Join us for a site tour of the Acute Care Tower addition at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. The addition/standalone project consists of a parkade (2 floors), back-of-house and service spaces (including a morgue), 9 floors of clinical treatment and patient rooms, a dedicated mid-height mechanical interstitial floor and 2 floors of rooftop […]


MARCH EVENT | Adaptive Reuse in Architecture : Panel Discussion

Join us for an evening of insightful panel discussions with three local architectural experts, exploring the world of adaptive reuse on the West Coast of Canada. The event aims to shine a light on the nuances of integrating heritage buildings into our contemporary context, unearthing both the benefits and challenges. Bring your curiosity and questions […]


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