On an overcast Tuesday morning, a half dozen people gather in a parking lot by Domtar’s offices on Chaudière Island on Booth Street, carrying with them cameras and tripods, clipboards, flashlights, tape measures and knapsacks containing lunches and bottles of water. Once assembled […]
If re-zoning is approved, the earliest that Windmill Developments expects to put their shovels in the ground for the redevelopment of the 37-acre Domtar lands is in the spring of 2015, with the first phase of what they’re calling The Isles to commence along Boulevard Alexandre Taché in Gatineau, and on Albert Island on the […]
I went to the Chaudiere Falls last week. It felt like visiting a ghost town. I went to a guard office first, instructed to do so by large signs that said: Visitors report to the guard office. But the guard office was closed. Peering through grim-stained windows, I could see it had been closed a […]
The First Carleton Heritage Charrette, being held March 9th and 10th 2013, presents the theme of “Technology & Heritage Conservation” and it focuses on the Chaudière Islands District. Multi-disciplinary teams of students and support specialists will participate in the weekend charrette (or design brainstorming session) at the Azrieli School of Architecture, which calls for creative design ideas for […]
“Recalculating: Culture in a Digital World” May 29-31, 2013, Ottawa ON As digital technology diversifies and accelerates, its effects on cultural planning and the cultural community are empowering yet challenging. The 11th Creative City Summit will remap the field with new research, insights by leading creative individuals and experiences of innovative arts organizations. Explore digital […]
Energy Ottawa’s No 2 Chaudiere Falls Generating Station part of Doors Open Ottawa 2011
Sat. June 4 & Sun. June 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mill St., Amelia Island (entrance is at the front of the building)