OTTAWA, August 29, 2019 – WOA! Women of Architecture | Capital Region is pleased to partner with the Landscape Architects of Ottawa for the premiere of City Dreamers in Ottawa. The screening will take place on September 11, 2019, at Bytowne Cinema , at 8pm.
The film follows “Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, Denise Scott Brown – four trailblazers who became accustomed to being the only woman in the room. Each has an extensive list of accomplishments in architecture, planning and landscape architecture dating back 60+ years and has taught, mentored and inspired generations of professionals.” /City Dreamers
Prior to the movie, guests are invited to a pre-film social hosted at Rebel to relax after work and mingle with local professionals. Food and refreshments will be provided.
The evening will include a short panel discussion featuring: Phyllis Lambert (as featured in film) and movie director, Joseph Hillel ; moderated by the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s (RAIC) Regional Director for Ontario North East and Nunavut, Emmanuelle van Rutten.
When and where?
Pre-Film Reception @ Rebel (377 Dalhousie Street) / 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
*this event is free of charge
Movie screening @ By-Towne Cinema (325 Rideau Street) / 8:00 p.m.
*tickets will be $12 + applicable taxes & fees
Tickets can be purchased on the eventbrite event: city-dreamers-ottawa.eventbrite.ca
Women of Architecture | Capital Region (WOA!) is a non for profit organization founded by emerging
professionals in the Capital Region, who are committed to championing female involvement in architecture and related fields. WOA! encourages women to build on their skill sets through organizing opportunities for professional development, networking, mentorship, and creating a platform for open conversation.
Landscape Architects of Ottawa ( LAO) is the Ottawa chapter of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects. The goal of this self-regulating Association is the improvement, advancement, and promotion of the profession of landscape architecture. The association maintains standards of professional practice and conduct to serve and protect the public interest.
WOA! Stories are open to the public; telling the story of different Women of Architecture. This series is intended to both engage and expose the audience to a behind the scenes view of the Capital Region’s built environment. Stories take on various formats and mediums such as: gallery displays, walking tours, art installations, etc.