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Code for Canada’s 2019 Showcase

S’il vous plaît faites défiler pour la version française Join fellow thought leaders in tech and government who are using technology and design to make life better for Canadians. On Wednesday, July 24, over one hundred innovators from all levels of government, industry leaders, local changemakers, community builders, and entrepreneurs are coming together in Ottawa to […]

Forum Lecture: Nature of Circumstance

The Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism is pleased to welcome Peter Bohlin from Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to present Nature of Circumstance at our final Forum Lecture of 2018/19. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, USA Peter Bohlin is one of the founding principals of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, started in 1965. The firm is most well known for […]

Forum Lecture: Material Operations

The Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism is pleased to welcome John Patkau from Patkau Architects in Vancouver, Canada to present Material Operations at the upcoming Forum Lecture. Patkau Architects, Vancouver, British Columbia John Patkau is co-founder of Patkau Architects, an award-winning firm located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The firm is known for its rich […]

National Urban Design Awards – Ceremony and Presentation

Join us January 7 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ottawa Art Gallery for a FREE evening featuring the 12 recipients of the 2018 National Urban Design Awards from nine communities across Canada. Learn how the Northern Village of Kuujjauq designed a sports pavilion from trash, and how Grade 6 students helped create a nature-play area […]

Darling Yes, what vintage charm!

Carly Smith of Darling Yes has made a splash in the Ottawa handmade community. Darling Yes is a homegrown business, selling jewelry and hand-drawn art creations crafted in Smith’s home workshop. I had the chance to interview Smith about the building of her brand, her designs, and if she had any advice for those looking […]

Apartment Crush: More is more at Beth and Nelson’s thrifty apartment

Take a peek into the apartments and homes of Ottawa with Apartment Crush. If you would like us to feature your place in Apartment Crush, let us know by emailing The secret to Beth and Nelson’s style can be found in their love of old things. When the couple moved into their new digs […]