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January 3, 2019  

Call for Volunteers - Edmonton Urban Design Awards (EUDA) Steering Committee

APPI has been invited to assign a representative to serve on the EUDA Steering Committee. The EUDA Program is an important tool for promoting urban design excellence in the City.  If you are a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and interested in being APPI’s representative on this Committee, please send an email to the APPI office confirming your interest and a resume of no more than two single-sided pages to the APPI office by Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

APPI thanks all interested members for their willingness to represent their professional institute, however, depending upon the interest received, the final decision on the nominee to be put forward to serve on the committee may be determined by APPI Council.

Missing Middle Infill Design Competition

The City of Edmonton just launched its Missing Middle Infill Design Competition.  Endorsed by the Alberta Association of Architects, "This competition represents a precedent-setting opportunity to convene builders/developers/architects together to promote new and exciting 'missing middle' housing forms."
Our competition website,, complete with competition rules and regulations, public engagement and registration information is now live.  We hope you give the initiative a look, and consider participating!

Edmonton’s appreciation for quality infill design is growing and we want you to be a part of it. Visit for instructions on how to register for the competition and to download the competition brief containing full competition details and rules.
Registration closes: February 4, 2019 | Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019








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Free Webinar! Draft 2019-2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy

The Government of Canada's plan to promote clean growth, ensure healthy ecosystems and build safe, secure and sustainable communities over the next three years.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Click here to register online.

University of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design Research Conference - Disruptive Design
January 9, 2019 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM 
University of Calgary, Professional Faculties Building, Room 2160
Attendees are eligible for AAA, APPI and AALA continuing education credits. Full conference details, agenda and registration link can be found here:
Parallel to the conference, we’re also running a #DISRUPTTHIS photo challenge to find out what people think needs to be disrupted to facilitate positive change in our world. Anyone can enter, as many times as they’d like, and could win a Google Cardboard. More information about the challenge here:
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2019 Winter Cities Shake-Up
January 23-26, 2019
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Early bird registration has been extended to January 10, 2019.

Click here for details and to register.
Strathcona Centre in the Park Tour and Social!
Friday, January 25, 2019
4:00 - 8:00 PM
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APPI Calgary Event - Development in Proximity to CP Rail Lines
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the Danish Club, Calgary
Details to be announced.
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