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New award in architectural conservation established

In partnership with the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Foundation (RAICF), The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto Foundation’s Award for Architectural Conservation was created in appreciation of Richard Moorhouse’s life-long contributions, both as a professional and as a volunteer, to the field of heritage conservation.

The award recognizes his leadership as the Founding President of The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto Foundation, and former Chair of the National Trust for Canada.

The $1000 annual award is the RAICF’s first to highlight architectural conservation. The call for submissions is open until March 18, 2022 (https://raic.org/raic/raic-foundation-arts-and-letters-club-toronto-foundations-award-architectural-conservation) It will be awarded to a student at an accredited Canadian school of architecture or a recent architecture graduate working on applied research and/or projects that are making a tangible contribution to the field of architectural conservation.

The award will be presented at the annual RAIC Conference, commencing in May 2022.

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