News Roundup, January 12

Headlines in and around Ottawa this week: Sink or swim: What to do about the dilapidated pool at 24 Sussex (Bill Curry, The Globe and... Read More

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

Urbabbles: A Tale of Two Senators

As the NCC waits on five proposals for the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats, Spacing Ottawa muses over the possible... 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

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

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