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  • Heritage Ottawa to Built Heritage Sub-committee re: Chateau Laurier Addition | JUNE 18, 2018
    Sunday, June 24, 2018

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The following text was formally submitted by Heritage Ottawa to the Built Heritage Sub-committee for consideration at its meeting of June 18, 2018. President David Jeanes...

  • Phyllis Lambert to Mayor Jim Watson: Architects of Proposed Château Laurier Addition "Have Not Found a Viable Approach"
    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Architectural visionary Phyllis Lambert, widely considered one of the world's most influential figures in architecture, has written a letter to Mayor Jim Watson to express...

  • Coffman on Proposed Château Laurier Addition: Compatibility
    Friday, June 22, 2018

    THE HTA BLOG, By Peter Coffman

    Several objections were raised at last Monday’s meeting of the Built Heritage Sub-Committee to the proposed extension of the Château Laurier. The thread that...

  • Jeanes: Château Laurier addition – design excellence must be the standard
    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By David Jeanes

    The following is offered in rebuttal to a column by Mohammed Adam (Ottawa Citizen, June 11) about the proposed addition to the Château Laurier:

    ...

  • National Indigenous Peoples Day in Ottawa
    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Today is an historic National Indigenous Peoples Day for Ottawa. On this day, the City established the permanent presence at City Hall of the flags of the Algonquin...

  • Heritage Sub-committee wants council to send Château Laurier back to the drawing board
    Monday, June 18, 2018

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    The city’s built-heritage subcommittee is recommending the architects of the Château Laurier addition go back to the drawing board.

    The panel of...

  • Heritage committee demands more changes to Château annex
    Monday, June 18, 2018

    'We want to feel the addition loves the Château as much as we do'

    CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman

    The architects behind a controversial addition to Ottawa's Château Laurier still don't have...

  • When Architecture Fails to Speak for Itself… The Château Laurier Addition
    Thursday, June 14, 2018

    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
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018

    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
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018

    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...

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