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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Architecture Professor Designs “Gather-Ring” Art Installation for Canada 150 Celebration
When Manuel Báez first visited the small stone-covered plaza on the Ottawa side of the Portage Bridge that links the capital to Gatineau, the Carleton Architecture professor was struck by the panoramic view of the Ottawa River, Victoria Island, the parliamentary precinct, the curves of the Douglas Cardinal-designed Museum of History, and the...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Alternative Home Design – Architecture Grad Wins HERE+NOW Competition
Consider the great tracts of uniform houses rolling out across Canada as homebuilding continues apace. Convenient and affordable enough for masses of people, they are nevertheless bereft of individuality and oblivious to the shape, sense or feel of the land beneath their foundations. Then consider an alternative: a home designed for a specific...
Friday, September 22, 2017
Carleton, Algonquin and AGE-WELL Launch Dementia Study
It turns out that you never get too old for a carnival classic. Carleton researchers are using a video game inspired by the midway standard whack-a-mole to monitor changes in seniors with dementia. “The game measures speed of processing — how quickly someone is able to hit a mole – and inhibition,” says Frank...