Why not wood? How good architecture and a sense of material, could help the Chateau Laurier addition finally get it right

When the new design for the highly controversial Chateau Laurier addition was shared with the public in early February, it was... Read More

Review: National Arts Centre Architectural Rejuvenation Project Phase I

By the time you read this, HRH Prince Charles will have already cut the ribbon on the first phase of the $110.5 million architectural... Read More

All of Centretown – Photography and the city

The City of Ottawa is carrying out a multi-year project, surveying and evaluating every built structure in the city to determine which... Read More

Cruisers and Voyageurs: Parc Brébeuf

History is palpable in the National Capital Region, and in Parc Brebeuf, beneath the official narrative, is a story you won’t... Read More

Street Names: Proposing an Intrepid Commemoration

There are many streets scattered across the city of Ottawa with names one can argue as being “generic” or “boring”. Setting aside the... Read More

30 Years, Reflected — a poetic commentary

In the summer of 1985, my parents bought me my first place ticket. That ticket brought me out of the prairies, from Regina to Ottawa... Read More

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