We have arrived at the first of the beautiful October weekends. The leaves are changing colour, the days are growing shorter, and the nights are getting cooler, yet one thing remains the same: there is still so much to do out and about in this fine city. With so much on the go, we won’t waste any time. Here you have it, folks, the down low on what is up this weekend in Ottawa.
Ottawa Architecture Week
Starting Saturday September 28th and continuing through Tuesday October 8th comes the 2019 installment of Ottawa Architecture Week (OAW).
The screening marks the first “Stories” themed event from Women of Architecture!, a local community organization whose goal is to promote the achievements of Women contributing to the built environment in the National Capital Region.
With the heat wave behind us, it’s time to embrace fall and enjoy the first weekend of October with trips to Gatineau Park, street parties, and more!
Each year, OAW explores a different theme related to architecture and design in Ottawa in a way that is engaging for professionals in the field and approachable to the general public. For this year, the event’s 29th edition, the theme is Beyond 150 — “technically beautiful” yet?
Creative Ottawans battle it out in a design showdown.
Ottawa has built a reputation of being a battleground for federal politics, but have you ever thought of it simply as a city? Though overshadowed by its political identity, we invite you to explore Ottawa’s uniqueness through architecture, urbanism or art and design at the annual Ottawa Architecture Week underway this week. For their 27th […]
This year the Ottawa Architecture Week’s flagship attraction is Michael M. Simon’s Piece Tower, an inhabitable art installation built on the lawn of the Knox Anglican Church. Michael was approached in July by Nico Valenzuela, the current chair of OAW, to create an installation to embody the theme of Urban Intensification and bring attention to […]