Back to work

It’s that time of year again, the new year has arrived and everyone is eager to start it off on the right foot. For most…

January 17, 2018

An architectural experience of a lifetime

Last year, I had the experience of a lifetime when my best friend and I drove and camped out across Canada and the United States….

January 12, 2018

Canadian architecture needs the support of a national policy

Article in the Globe & Mail written by Toon Dreessen. Canadian architecture needs the support of a national policy An architecture policy sets an aspirational…

January 4, 2018

Modern Ottawa offices changing how companies work

“We are seeing office environments where there is dedicated space for collaboration, for whiteboard sessions, for cafes and for interactive space,” says Toon Dreessen, president…

December 15, 2017

Ontario Association of Architects Council: Toon signing off

The old adage says that when one door closes, another one opens. This is very true today as it marks the last Ontario Association of…

December 8, 2017

Charity of choice

One year my New Year’s resolution was to pick a charity of choice – an organization that I could contribute to whenever I felt the…

November 30, 2017