Investing in ethics: Why unpaid interns need to be subjected to professional standards.

Investing in ethics: Why unpaid interns need to be subjected to professional standards. Many jobs require, or expect, some form of apprenticeship as a sort…

April 22, 2021

Putting Ottawa’s Public Properties To Better Use

With a little creativity, government-owned land can help increase affordable housing and enhance our community. In January 2020, the City of Ottawa declared a housing emergency….

March 31, 2021

How To Achieve A Fair Procurement Process

A level playing field makes for a solid foundation for infrastructure. Procurement, through a Request for Proposal (RFP), is how architects and engineers are hired…

March 25, 2021

Build Us Up: Embracing Social Infrastructure

Our physical infrastructure supports a social infrastructure, which is why design industries need to be involved in those conversations. When people talk about spending to…

March 5, 2021

How Public Washrooms Make For A More Welcoming City

Creating a welcoming environment is no easy task for small businesses. Finding the right space, fitting up the location, and attracting customers are typically top-of-mind…

January 6, 2021

Architecture is for the people

Why the current procurement model needs an overhaul. Architecture, at its core, is for the people. For this reason alone, current procurement practices must be…

December 18, 2020