Sound-tracking the city

Sitting on the bus. Walking down the street. Running along the canal. Waiting in traffic. We spend a lot of time moving (or not... Read More

UrbSanity: Through skaters’ eyes

“Excuse me, miss. Can I take a picture with your camera? You can hold onto my skateboard to make sure I don’t run away with it.... 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

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: Brutal heritage

Ottawa Public Library, photo by Sheldon DeFilippi Brutalist architecture is like the blind date who has a great personality. And we... Read More