Emerging architectural trends

When you think about the future, how do you envision your environment? What do buildings look like, both inside and out? As frequently as the…

August 9, 2016

Why bother?

Originally published in OAA Perspectives Summer 2016 on page 6. A FEW WEEKS BEFORE WRITING this, I was in Vancouver with colleagues from across the…

July 25, 2016

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