BEAA Book Club #2
“We Were Not the Savages: First Nations History” by Mi’kmaq Elder, Dr. Daniel N. Paul As we strive to learn more about systemic racism we decided to start the BEAA Book Club. The first Book Club meeting took place in September and we discussed ‘The Hanging of Angelique, The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning […]
DEI in the Workplace: An Urgent Strategy for Sustainability
BEAA Sketch Series
Share your drawing with the BEAA community Sketching is a valuable tool to learn about ourselves, each other and our built environment. We are inviting the BEAA community to explore and learn locally through drawing. Consider seeking out subjects (e.g. people, buildings, streetscapes and landscapes) which tell a story about diversity, equality and equity in […]
BEAA Virtual Social and Trivia Night: Round Two!
We had such a good time – we’re doing it again on July 30th In May, we had a great time with BEAA trivia night. There were two rounds of exciting architecture-related trivia, and two grand prizes of $25 gift cards to local Halifax restaurants. Congrats to our winners: Karen Mills and Stephen Terauds! As […]
BEAA Book Club
As we strive to learn more about the systemic racism that is present in our country and throughout the design industry, we have decided to start the BEAA Book Club. This is an opportunity for our community members to connect with educational reading material, read these, then engage in discussion as a group. The first book […]
BEA Atlantic Statement on Systemic Racial Injustice
Building Equality in Architecture Atlantic (BEA Atlantic) stands in solidarity with all who take action to support racial equality and equity.Inequity (a lack of fairness and justice) in Atlantic Canada is evident in the missing racial diversity in the architectural profession. BEA Atlantic is committed to creating safe opportunities to connect, learn, and advocate for […]
Join Us for the BEAA Virtual Social and Trivia!
We miss the BEA community and it will still be some time before we can gather for another BEA Atlantic event in-person. Join us Thursday, May 21st at 7:30pm for a BEA Atlantic Virtual Social and Trivia! We will use this time to check-in with each other and have a fun round of equality in Architecture and […]
Stay in Touch
Here are the ways to stay involved in the BEAA community during these unprecedented times: You can follow us on social media! You can find us on Facebook and Instagram (@BEAAtlantic). We will be starting our #FierceFridays initiative this month to keep the BEAA community in the loop. You can join our one of the BEAA committees AND volunteer […]
We are pleased to introduce our new social media campaign: #fiercefridays! Each Friday, a member of the BEAA community is going to be doing an Instagram takeover on the @beaatlantic Instagram page and share with you a glimpse into their daily life. Right now, it is more important than ever for us to come together as a community […]