Conflict of interest within municipal politics

A municipal election is supposed to be about expressing your support for a candidate, for their vision of your city and community.  Over the last…

October 19, 2022

Orléans Vet Hospital – An Architecture Case Study

Orlean’s Vet Hospital video transcript: My name is Kurt Streib, I’m a veterinarian and partner at The Orleans Veterinary Hospital. We were in the previous…

October 11, 2022

Architecture, Advocacy and Adventure – The Toon Dreessen Story

The Toon Dreessen Story video transcript: You know, it’s funny, people ask me about what motivates me when I’m not at work and it’s hard…

August 17, 2022

Ending homelessness in Ottawa

Ottawa has a housing crisis. Like many municipalities in Canada, we struggle to build enough housing that is affordable to the average family, let alone build…

August 12, 2022

Architecture’s most important elements

Roman architect and engineer Vitruvius stated that architecture provides firmness, commodity, and delight; Firmness in the integrity and durability of a structure whereas Commodity is…

July 5, 2022

Ottawa can’t build ’15-minute neighbourhoods’ without ensuring access to healthy, affordable food

Ottawa’s new Official Plan (OP) emphasizes the need to develop 15-minute neighbourhoods throughout the city. But what is a 15-minute neighbourhood and why is this…

June 17, 2022