As the newest addition to the Ottawa Skyline, theADZE symbolizes a new era for Canada’s Capital city. Reaching 200 meters in height, this is the tallest building to be located in the heart of Lebreton Flats. This building is a translation from the urban idea in “Linking Lebreton Masterplan” to
Linking Lebreton is an alteration on the award winning “Rendez-vous Lebreton” master plan designed by Hobin Architecture Inc. This adapted design began with a line of sight discovery created by the newly allocated library location. This line of sight creates a connection between the library and Ottawa Senator Arena,
This competition takes place at the first week of the fall term and celebrates the beginning of a new school year. The theme this year was Border Crossings: Conflicts. Migrations. Checkpoints. Visas. Quotas. Exclusions. Interrogations. Exceptions. Accommodations. Protections. Students received a single piece of text from which they had to
The Swan Bridge elegantly tolerates a stream of cars to cross over the Mass River in downtown Rotterdam. Orpheum acts as a magnet that pulls the pedestrian pathway off the Bridge to converge into the building’s theatre core. These separate pathways are shaped in correspondence to centripetal force which
A mountain-like landscape, formed by large square blocks, acts as a climbable ascending play space that covers schoolrooms below. A journey to the top reveals playful views into rooms below where fellow classmates seek visual interest in the activities above. The kindergarten responds to this environment while simultaneously comprising
The twenty-first Inter-university Charrette invited young designers to reconsider Arctic villages, propose interventions in Northern settlements and surroundings, and help create livable communities simply and frugally.
Prompt: Given a specific site, students are to imagine what it could, perhaps, look like in 150 years. Answer: A dystopian world where man-made micro-climates form over cities in protection of the surrounding dilapidated biosphere. Epidemic developments in technology allows for off-ground transportation while drones become the core sector concerning
“The housing crisis in Northern Canada can no longer be ignored.” The Sea Container Design Competition brought together engineering and architecture students in the Ottawa area to collaborate and create an innovative solution to the lack of affordable housing using innovative sea container designs. Our design allows for modular