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.

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

Ottawa’s failed Airport Parkway pedestrian bridge goes viral

The-bridge-that-just-won’t-be has made headlines again, and this time in the national media. Ottawa’s Airport Parkway... Read More