Architects DCA is on a mission. It wants to redesign Ottawa’s ByWard Market and bring it up to the standards of world-renowned destinations like Vancouver’s Granville Market, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade, and Boston’s Fanueil Market.
Design firm DIALOG and The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) have published a framework to help design and development professionals understand the impact of their project design decisions on community well-being.
Heritage Ottawa has slammed the latest designs for a new seven-storey addition at the rear of the Château Laurier hotel in downtown Ottawa. The preservation group is “gravely concerned the City of Ottawa may be on track to approve what would be the most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation.”
The Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project office and the City of Montréal have launched an advisory committee to ensure the new transit network integrates seamlessly into the various living environments and communities it will serve.