Easy as 1-2-3: The simple absurdity of the site selection for the ‘Memorial to the Victims of Communism’

triad: noun tri·ad \ˈtrī-ˌad also -əd\ 1:  a union or group of three : trinity 2:  a chord of three tones consisting of a root with... Read More

UrbSanity: Shhh!!! A loud vision for the Central Library

Last summer, following the 40th anniversary of the Ottawa Public Library Main Branch on Metcalfe, the Main Library Facility Planning... Read More

Doors Open Ottawa 2015: A look at Ottawa’s Community Support Services

On June 6-7, 2015, the City of Ottawa marked its 14th annual Doors Open Ottawa event, a weekend celebrating the City’s built heritage... Read More

Image of the Moment: NAC foyer, pre-renovation

Image: A view of the NAC’s upper foyer, looking towards Elgin Street, and soon to be renovated into a glass-enclosed facade... Read More

Neighbourhood Walk: Walkin’ Down Main

Today we bring you the fourth in a series of neighbourhood photo essays by Spacing Ottawa contributor Christopher Ryan, as we take a... Read More

UrbSanity: Monumental controversy – Challenging context for memorial

Markers of history and memorials to the tragedies of the past are part of how we imagine ourselves, both individually and... Read More

Urbsanity: Great Architects, Great Stories

With January already out of the way, 2015 is shaping up to be a very interesting year for Ottawa. During the past 12 months the... Read More

Architecture + Nature: A talk by architect Raymond Moriyama

This past Saturday, Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama spoke as part of the closing event of Ottawa’s inaugural Winter Design... Read More