Château Laurier Addition

Rendering: architectsAlliance

HERITAGE OTTAWA

March 4, 2019

Latest Designs Released for Château Laurier Addition

The City of Ottawa has released the latest revised designs for an addition to the Château Laurier hotel.

SCROLL DOWN to read Heritage Ottawa's response to the latest proposed design for the Château Laurier addition. Use the link at conclusion of the statment to send your comments to the City of Ottawa.

  • View renderings of the latest proposed addition from a variety of key vantage points.
  • Scroll down on this page for select media coverage of the proposed Château Laurier addition, presented in reverse chronological order.
  • When Architecture Fails to Speak for Itself… The Château Laurier Addition

    Savanturier Blog,  By Andrew Waldron

    Imagine it is 2030 and over the past decade the Château Laurier addition has been derided not only for its misunderstanding of architecture, but for the...

  • Reevely: Latest plans for Château Laurier finally clear the lowest bar

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Dave Reevely

    The latest plans for an addition to the Château Laurier would have been a good starting point. They can’t be the end.

    Two years after throwing up a...

  • Council decision on Château Laurier addition will be based on rules, not feelings

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    Ottawa city council’s decision on the controversial Château Laurier addition will come down to how the proposal stacks up against the rules, not the feelings...

  • City hall heritage experts recommend approving the controversial Château Laurier addition

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    City heritage planners support the Château Laurier’s proposed design for its glassy seven-storey addition, despite hearing strong opposition from the...

  • City staff give thumbs up to Chateau Laurier redesign

    CBC NEWS, By Ryan Tumilty

    City staff are recommending council approve a proposed addition to the iconic Chateau Laurier that heritage advocates have denounced.

    In a report released...

  • Château Laurier architect defends modernist addition

    CBC NEWS | OTTAWA, By Laura Osman

    The architect behind the maligned Château Laurier addition is defending his latest design, and hoping once it is built people will come to believe the...

  • Heritage Ottawa Slams Latest Designs for Landmark Hotel

    CONSTRUCTION CANADA

    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 “...

  • Heritage Ottawa ‘unimpressed’ with new Château Laurier design

    GLOBAL NEWS, By Christopher Whan

    “The most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation” is how Heritage Ottawa describes the redesign of upgrades to the Château Laurier in a...

  • Heritage Ottawa pans latest attempt at Chateau Laurier addition: 'The most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation'

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Matthew Pearson

    Heritage Ottawa has come out swinging against the latest plans for an addition to the venerated Château Laurier, calling the proposal “the most...

  • Heritage Ottawa still really hates the Château Laurier redesign

    CBC NEWS

    The latest attempt at designing a major addition to Ottawa's historic Château Laurier is "the most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation," according to...

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