Our popular Capital Urbanism Lab Lecture Series is back for its third season. Join us monthly for a creative forum where leaders, experts and the public can share knowledge and ideas about how to build a great capital.
June 20, 2017
As part of National Aboriginal Day, Indigenous youth from across the country will come together to participate in a design workshop. They will present the results of their workshop to the public in the Capital Urbanism Lab.
May 9, 2017
Drum roll, please… in May, we will introduce our shared vision for the Capital over the next 50 years. What will the region look like in 2067?
April 6, 2017
As we plan for the future of our capital, we must not forget about the generations who will be turning these plans into reality. In April, got a glimpse at how organizations are engaging youth in city building.
March 9, 2017
In March, we explored parks planning, inside and out. How does planning impact local communities and vice versa?
The physical heritage of Canada’s Capital Region is a visible record of the Canadian story. Learn about the link between heritage preservation and sustainability, and the NCC’s new heritage planning framework at our February event.
January 23, 2017
In January, we teamed up with Carleton University’s School of Architecture Lecture Series to explore concrete examples of design excellence and the multiple benefits that good design can bring to communities.
December 7, 2016
There are many benefits to protecting our natural green spaces. Join us in December to hear about the economic benefits of the Greenbelt, Gatineau Park and other natural spaces.
November 15, 2016
Where does your food come from? Our November event in the Capital Urbanism Lab focused on the food that is grown and consumed within and around cities, and the regional capacity to meet local food needs.
October 24, 2016
Our cities are at a crossroads. Elon Musk and other thought leaders are telling us that self-driving automated cars will be on the streets by 2020. How will our cities adapt to a driverless future?
September 20, 2016
What issues do capital cities share? In September we heard from the National Capital Planning Commission on the unique capital building opportunities and initiatives in Washington, D.C.