Kristen is the magazine’s architecture critic and editor. She is a member of the Doors Open Ottawa Advisory Council and is currently writing a PhD dissertation on popular architecture criticism in Canada, at Carleton University.

Spacing Ottawa takes a ‘(de)tour’: Play and leisure in the Capital

Strathcona Park This past Saturday, nine urban enthusiasts signed up to participate in a special edition of Ottawa... Read More

“And then you just press print”: A night with DUS Architects

The Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism’s annual Forum Lecture Series commenced earlier this week with the first lecture of... Read More

An interview with Martin Buffam, designer of Ottawa’s first Biodome Garden

With the recent opening of the first biodome garden in Ottawa, Spacing Ottawa had the opportunity to speak with the designer of the... Read More

OC Transpo Nostalgia: A public transit trip back to 1959

As a part of the nostalgia that was the opening of Lansdowne Park last week, OC Transpo had a retro 1959 bus on display as a... Read More

De-constructing the walking tour: OTTAWA (DE)TOURS

Think about everything you think you know about walking tours. Now erase all that. That is the aim of OTTAWA (DE)TOURS, a local... Read More

As the city, and the City, held its breath: Opening night at Lansdowne Park

As opening night kick off approached at 7pm this past Friday night, you could feel the collective buzz in the air as the golden hour... Read More

Brewer Park Community Garden: A quiet spot in a busy park

Tucked away in a quiet corner of the bustling Brewer Park, and just steps from the weekly Ottawa Farmers’ Market, Brewer Park... Read More