The architect’s role in climate change – now and then

Architecture has always played a huge role in climate change. We know that buildings contribute to nearly half of the nation’s CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions…

July 14, 2016

Architects and city building: Westboro brainery presentation

Recently, I was invited to speak to a group of interested Ottawa residents as part of the Westboro Brainery’s ongoing series of crowd-sourced education programs….

June 14, 2016

June, so far

June has been an eventful month for our team so far. On June 4th, Evelyne Cardinal was officially inducted into the OAQ (Ordre des architects…

June 10, 2016

RAIC: who is, and who isn’t

On April 28, 2016, the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada announced it was changing its designation categories. Starting in a year, only licensed architects can…

May 12, 2016

2016 RAIC Fellows

Each year, The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship in recognition of outstanding achievement. Among 2016’s 41 new…

April 29, 2016

Urbanism: how public transit is shaping our city

All across Canada, city planners are working towards more livable communities with the goal of providing residents with increasing opportunities for a better quality of…

April 22, 2016