Event Date: Sep 30, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
Ottawa Architecture Week is a public forum that explores the ways in which architecture and urban design affect our daily lives. Throughout the week, we celebrate the role of architecture and the related trades in a way that is fun and engaging. We strive to bridge the gap between the architectural community and the public, in order to facilitate a constructive dialogue on the relationship between the built environment and Ottawa’s people.
Each annual edition is curated around a trending theme relevant to the architectural profession and the Ottawa–Gatineau community as a whole. The program features a variety of public events that include talks, exhibitions, installations, workshops, film screenings, tours, and panel discussions.
This year theme is Under Water: weathering the new normal.
As Ottawa has experienced another flood this Spring. OAW invites the public to explore how we’ll gauge Ottawa’s resiliency to this extreme weather, discuss preventative and reparative measures — and of course, determine what role architecture plays in all of this.
- Forum Lecture
- Opening Night, SAW Gallery
- Kids Workshop, Ottawa School of Art
- Panel Discussion
- Embassies tour and other city tours
- Pecha Kucha
- Movie Night
- Building 22 book launch