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Architect – Kisho Kurokawa

Kisho Kurokawa (1934-2007) was a Japanese architect. He was also one of the founders of the Metabolist Movement. This style blended architectural megastructures with those of organic biological growth. More on that later… Kurokawa studied architecture at the Kyoto University, University of Tokyo. He received an Honourary Doctorate from the University Putra Malaysia. The Metabolist […]

Ottawa Condo for Sale
Bilings Bridge
1205-1180 Ohio Street
$274,900

Welcome to suite 1205 of Ohio Towers at 1180 Ohio Street. This bright south-facing 2 bedroom condo is set in a delightful enclave in Billings Bridge, adjacent to the Rideau River. Corner unit, just painted. Updated kitchen. Updated bathroom. Engineered hardwood floors. Large balcony. Building features video surveillance, party room, and bike storage. Close to […]

How Well Do You Know These Real Estate Terms?

We all like to think we’re real estate experts! Most of us keep up to date with trends and news about the housing market, but how much do we really know about the home buying process? While it’s always important to use a REALTOR® when buying or selling a property, knowing about the different terms […]

Former Dairy Factory Could Become 6 Tower Development

City planning staff is recommending that councillors who sit on the planning committee approve a proposed development by Claridge of 6 towers at the site which was the Doodh Milk Inc. Current plan allows for 9 or 10 storeys, but the builder proposes 22 to 39 storeys. More here.

Are Condo Markets Heating Back Up?

From record-breaking sales numbers to rising home prices, the Canadian housing market has been on a rollercoaster ride for the past 18 months. While single-family homes have drawn much attention, the condominium segment has also staged an impressive comeback.Major Canadian condo markets, like those in Vancouver and Toronto, have experienced their fair share of challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. An abundance […]

17 Best Indoor Trees (and Tropical Plants) to Grow in Your Living Room

Architectural Digest has put together a list of 17 indoor trees and tropical plants to grow in your living room. Nice list to peruse as fall approaches and you surrender your outdoor living and prepare to move back indoors. Bonus, they’ve also included tips on how to take care of them.

Architect – Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) was an Austrian architect, as well as philosopher, social reformer, and esotericist. His designs are said to be in the organic expressionist architecture style. He strongly influences Imre Makovecz, Hans Scharoun, Joachim Eble, Erik Asmussen, Kenji Imai, Thomas Rau, Anton Alberts, Max van Huut, Christopher Day, Camphill Architects, Thompson and Rose, Denis […]

Ottawa Condo for Sale
Centretown
1703-445 Laurier Avenue West
$350,000

Welcome to suite 1703 of the Pinnace at 445 Laurier Avenue West. Delightful 1 bedroom condo in the heart of downtown. Hardwood floors in living/dining room. Ceramic tile in kitchen and carpet in bedroom. Granite countertop in kitchen and in bathroom. Stainless steel appliances. In-suite laundry. Party room adjacent to contemporary lobby. Blocks to parliament […]