Project: synapcity

Synapcity Toon Dreessen, President of Ottawa’s Architects DCA and Synapcity alumni presented his design to residents, bringing to life their co-created vision for their home.

January 2, 2017

Time flies

Originally published in OAA Perspectives Winter 2016/2017 on page 6.  TIME FLIES. THERE IS NO time like the present. A good time was had by all. Ahead…

December 18, 2016

Ottawa Hospital – a compromise solution at best

Having watched the debate on the NCC’s deliberations for site selection of the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, the news last week that Site 12, formerly…

December 5, 2016

The way we weave

When we talk about food, shelter and clothing, we generally mean these three to be separate things, and, to be one thing: our basic needs….

November 8, 2016

Architecture vs. entertainment

Originally published in OAA Perspectives Fall 2016 on page 8. AS ALWAYS, IT SEEMS THAT the deadline for submission of this quarterly message comes tight…

October 24, 2016

Designing bicycle storage for small spaces

We’ve been riding bikes since the early 1800s and since then, have produced more than 1 billion bicycles worldwide – that’s twice as many bikes…

October 20, 2016