2017 Conference

OCT 2, 2017

Changing Climate, Changing Buildings

An architectural discourse on the effects our built environment has inflicted on the natural environment, and the solutions required to reverse them north of Canada’s 60th Parallel.

Friday, November 24, 2017 [8:30am - 4:30pm]
Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife, NT


ExAC 2017 Registration Now Open

JUN 1, 2017

Registration for the 2017 sitting of the Examination for Architects in Canada (ExAC) is now open!  Interns who have or will have completed 2800 hours or more by the registration deadline are eligible to register.  Registration is open until July 14.  The examination is held on November 6th and 7th, 2017.  For more information about ExAC, please visit

Understanding Changes to the National Building Code

APR 14, 2017

May 31, 2017 (8:30-4:30)
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre


NWTAA is pleased to welcome the National Research Council (NRC) to Yellowknife for an overview of changes to the 2015 National Building Code, adopted in November 2016 by the Government of the Northwest Territories. 

Four presenters from NRC will present on various parts of the NBC, including parts 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9, as well as the National Fire Code, National Plumbing Code, and National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB).  Topics include Hazardous Materials and Activities, Energy, Accessibility, Stairs, Fire Alarms and Security, Seismic Design, Structural Design, Exterior Insulation and Finishing System (EIFS), Apparent Sound Transmission Class (ASTC), Roofing, Windows and Curtain Walls, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing, Envelope & Structure, Fire Protection, and Mid-rise Wood. 

All registrants will have an opportunity for questions with the presenters and other NRC staff, and a detailed "2015 Changes" handbook will be provided to all registrants.

This full-day event will be held on May 31, 2017, at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife. 

To register, complete and submit the form below by May 29:

Registration Form - Understanding Changes to the National Building Code - May 31, 2017


16th Annual General Meeting

MAR 1, 2017

The 16th Annual General Meeting of the Northwest Territories Association of Architects will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2016, at 6:00PM at the NWTAA Office (Suite 202, 5204 50th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT).  For details, please visit the Annual General Meeting page.

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