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And Carry On

When the news feed on your phone explodes with headlines publicizing yet another mass killing, or the attempt of one, anxiety-laced reactions of fear that the bonds of a civil society are fractured and dissolving are not uncommon. Yet while…

Up and Away

Dancing about architecture may be impossible (or “stupid,” if I want to accurately quote Elvis Costello, who coined the phrase), but “acting” about architecture? As High-Rise, a new film directed by Ben Wheatley and based on J.G. Ballard’s…

Streetfight: New York's Urban Revolution

Janette Sadik-Khan, co-author of Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution and former Transportation Commissioner for New York City, will be in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 27 to talk about how she re-imagined public spaces and helped…