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…

August 12, 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…

August 12, 2022

Architecture’s Most Important Elements

Roman architect and engineer Vitruvius stated that architecture provides firmness, commodity, and delight; Firmness in the integrity and durability of a structure whereas Commodity is…

July 5, 2022

Ottawa can’t build ’15-minute neighbourhoods’ without ensuring access to healthy, affordable food

Ottawa’s new Official Plan (OP) emphasizes the need to develop 15-minute neighbourhoods throughout the city. But what is a 15-minute neighbourhood and why is this…

June 17, 2022

Bland Ottawa needs a grand vision worthy of a national capital

Ottawa is a city caught for decades in a struggle between what should be the grandeur and charm of a national capital, and the harsh…

June 10, 2022

Op-ed: We can be better than bland, but it will take a coherent vision for our city

In the post-war years, the federal government commissioned the General Report on the Plan for the National Capital, known as the Greber Plan. It established…

May 24, 2022

Using a collective voice to inform the future of our national architecture policy.

Many of you may know that over the last seven years, one of my big focuses has been involved in a committee at the national…

May 16, 2022