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.

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

Festival City: Ottawa’s urban festivals

Named “Best Festival City“, Ottawa is a city which uses its various urban spaces each year to host an array of concerts... Read More

Ottawa Underpass Streetscape Initiative

By the end of this summer, two of Ottawa’s underpasses will be that much more welcoming thanks to a city-led initiative aimed at... Read More

‘Animating the Rideau Canal’: Queen’s University students take a look at the possibilities for one of Ottawa’s major waterways

A recurring topic of discourse and debate currently taking place in Ottawa, and as noted in many recent articles on Spacing Ottawa, is... Read More