The Art of the Possible: MCROBIE Envisions the Ottawa Gatineau Transit Loop and a Wellington Transformation

We’ve been working with a group called Supporters of the Loop, who are proposing a streetcar loop to connect Ottawa and Gatineau’s rapid transit systems. This contingent of business groups, community leaders and former mayors is calling on governments and communities to collaborate in evaluating a Nation Capital streetcar loop, stating “We have a once in a generation opportunity to develop a National Capital Region transit plan that is green, sustainable and enhances the National Capital experience for all Canadians.”

They envision the benefits of replacing bus, car and truck traffic on Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill with a streetcar and pedestrian realm.
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Ian Willson, new MCROBIE Partner

MCROBIE Architects + Interior Designers is pleased to announce the broadening of the ownership of the firm with the addition of Ian Willson, Architect AAA OAA MRAIC as a Partner.

A 1997 graduate of Carleton University, Ian joined our practice in 2000, becoming an Associate in 2017. His strong contribution to design presentations, construction documents, and now as a project leader and mentor, is a great asset to our work at MCROBIE.

Congratulations Ian!

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Who has completed two undergraduate degrees, a master’s degree in Architecture, logged 3,720 hours of experience under the supervision of an architect, completed the OAA Admissions course, written four exams in two days and is now MCROBIE’s newest licenced architect?

We are pleased to congratulate Rachel Hart, OAA, on this important achievement!

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