Tag / housing
Last Monday on March 6th, the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has announced twenty Design Excellence Finalists of this year’s OAA Awards. Scrolling down through the list, I experienced a spectrum of emotions: hope, excitement, bitterness, unease, a very mixed feeling, just like the other hundred or so architects!
It’s an interesting world we are living in. Only a half century ago, architects like Le Corbusier envisioned and realised a multi-family housing that basically came with all the daily services you need, as if a building was one town. And there was also the time the word ‘urban sprawl’ didn’t exist and everyone presumably…