The time for infill development action is now

There is tension between our official planning goals and how we implement them. This is inherent in how applications come forward for approval and the…

October 27, 2022

The time for infill development action is now

There is tension between our official planning goals and how we implement them. This is inherent in how applications come forward for approval and the…

October 27, 2022

Should you bother voting?

Should you bother voting? This question comes up often; some people are disenfranchised by politics or are unsure of who to vote for so they…

October 24, 2022

Conflict of interest within municipal politics

A municipal election is supposed to be about expressing your support for a candidate, for their vision of your city and community.  Over the last…

October 19, 2022

Orléans Vet Hospital – An Architecture Case Study

Architects DCA revamped the Orleans Vet Hospital in the east end of Ottawa, Ontario to accommodate the business’s quick expansion and growth. Dr. Kurt Strein…

October 11, 2022

Architecture, Advocacy and Adventure – The Toon Dreessen Story

Toon Dreessen, President of Architects DCA pulls inspiration from his everyday interactions. Dive into Toon’s methods and creative approach to transforming visions of more sustainable…

August 17, 2022

Ending homelessness in Ottawa

Ottawa has a housing crisis. Like many municipalities in Canada, we struggle to build enough housing that is affordable to the average family, let alone build…

August 12, 2022