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Buying and Selling

September 11, 2013 by


Buying and Selling Created in collaboration with Sara French Part of the monumental public art exhibition Land|Slide: Possible Futures Co-presented by FADO Performance Art Centre September 21, 2013 to October 14, 2013               There is no choice, except when you have one.                […]


August 13, 2012 by


DoUC takes holidays and this year we are pleased to be spending part of that time in Venice, IT. As a strategic partner of the Migrating Landscapes Organizer (Canada’s selection for the 2012 Venice Biennale of Architecture). DoUC will be presenting our contribution – Making History. Making History takes the form of a 2×3 foldable […]

Land, Air, and Sea – Movement of Queen Elizabeth II 1952 – 2012

May 2, 2012 by


DoUC is proud to be part of the Jubilee show currently on at the Harbourfront Centre, celebrating Her Royal Majesty’s Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee. DoUC are not Monarchists but are instead Monarchy opportunists, and what better way to celebrate this ideology then by mapping the historic travels of The Queen. Land, Air, and Sea […]


April 5, 2012 by


DoUC is participating in the exhibition Preoccupied curated by Cadence Collective.  We’re presenting the STEEL not STEAL infographic from our larger project Spaces of Negotiation; which charts the 11 month lockout of Local 1005 in 2011. We gave an impassioned rant about the project  on April 1 as part of panel of speakers at the exhibition. To honour the conversation […]

Migrating Landscapes National Exhibition

March 21, 2012 by


Migrating Landscapes National exhibition is now open at the Winnipeg Art Gallery running until April 29, 2012. Part whirlwind exhibition, part architectural competition, Migrating Landscapes has been a process to collect regional reflections on how the experience of migration impacts design. Since November 2, 2011 seven regional Migrating Landscapes exhibitions have cropped up across Canada; […]

Migrating Landscapes’ Ontario Regional Exhibition

February 6, 2012 by


Migrating Landscape Organizers’ seventh and final regional exhibition is now open at Brookfield Place (181 Bay St) in Toronto. The exhibition includes the personal videos and architectural models of more than twenty-five teams of architects. Winning models from each of the 7 regional exhibitions will brought to Winnipeg for the National Exhibition which opens at the Winnipeg […]

Things to Remember

February 3, 2012 by


The following are some DoUC projects you may know but somehow slipped through the cracks. For your viewing pleasure two DoUC projects from long ago. Project 1: World and Home  Appeared in Onsite 25 - Identity . An attempt to reflect on Canada’s illustrious past and fledgling present. By comparing Canada’s actions on the world stage and the […]

ML_Québec Regional Exhibition @ Parisian Laundry

January 20, 2012 by


Its been a busy week for the Migrating Landscapes Organizers with three regional exhibitions opening. On Monday, January 16th, the Atlantic Canada exhibition opened at Dalhousie School of Architecture in Halifax. Wednesday, January 18, the Québec exhibition opened at Parisian Laundry in Montréal. The week was rounded out with the Saskatchewan exhibition opening at the Mendal Art Gallery in Saskatoon on January […]

ML_AB @ Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary

December 15, 2011 by


Migrating Landscapes’ Alberta Regional Exhibition is now open at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery at the Alberta College of Art + Design in Calgary. The exhibition runs Dec 7 – 17. Migrating landscapes is a cross-Canada architectural competition exploring the experience of migration through oral histories and architectural expressions. DoUC is creating ‘preambles’ for  each exhibition in the form […]

Who Feeds the City?

November 19, 2011 by


The Fall Issue of Spacing Magazine is all about food and the city. Hunting down remnants of old farms in the city, enjoying culinary treats in strip malls, growing grain in hydro corridors – you can find it all here in this issue. DoUC also contributed something special –  a map which looks at the […]

Migrating Landscapes @ Museum of Vancouver

November 3, 2011 by


DoUC loves Venice. The Department is a strategic partner with Jae-Sung Chon + 5468796 Architecture who are the Migrating Landscapes team that is curating the Canadian Pavilion at the 2012 Architecture Biennial in Venice. In the lead up to Venice Sept 2012 the Migrating Landscapes team are organizing a cross Canada competition/exhibition series asking Canadian architects […]

Visualizar ’11- Back from Madrid

July 6, 2011 by


On Thursday June 29, DoUC employee Christopher Pandolfi completed his time at Medialab Prado’s Visualizar ’11 with the presentation of From Extraction to Reaction (final presentation video to follow). You can read the project description below as well as see a demonstration of the final application developed by the project team here. DoUC would like to thank […]

DoUC at Visualizar 11 / MediaLab Prado

June 14, 2011 by


DoUC employee Christopher Pandolfi is currently in Madrid leading a workshop on information visualization as a part of Visualizar 11 at the MediaLab Prado.  You can also note that our Timeline of Spectacle also made the banner of their homepage.  Assange quotes will be read, derivative trading will be mapped and/or the discussion on the […]

Mapping Emerging Leaders

May 25, 2011 by


DoUC has been working with Civic Action’s Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) for the last six months to produce a map depicting the various networks of civic involvement taking place in Toronto.  ELN is an initiative of Civic Action concerned with bringing together and fostering new and emerging leaders working on projects that make the city a better […]

Secrets of the Beehive

December 9, 2010 by


The following text was written by DoUC employee Brendan Cormier and appears in the November 2010 issue of Canadian Architect. The DoUC graphics will be appearing in the forthcoming debut issue of SOILED, an American publication assembled and edited Cartogram. Secrets of the Beehive Bees may have more to do with architecture than we think. […]

“Vancouverism is Everywhere” in Monu

October 18, 2010 by


DoUC is especially excited to announce that we appear in the latest issue of Monu Magazine.  If you live in a city which has a decent bookstore that carries Monu, then go out and get yourself a copy. If you don’t live in a global world urban monstro-polis with a cool underground bookstore struggling on […]

It’s Mayor Time!

October 10, 2010 by


For the Fall 2010 issue of Spacing Magazine, an issue devoted to the upcoming Toronto mayoral election, DoUC looked back in time by preparing a timeline of the past 63 mayors that have presided over Toronto the Good. The research revealed a few revelations: 1. Toronto has had a lot of mayors – mostly due […]

Windsor Redux – Tip Sheets and Speed Dates

July 20, 2010 by


On July 11th, DoUC employee Christopher Pandolfi and DoUC affiliate Simon Rabyniuk wrapped up a month long residency for Broken City Lab‘s Storefront Residencies for Social Innovation program in downtown Windsor.  With the aid of devoted Broken City members, they marched around Windsor mapping and documenting the state of retail in the city, conducting interviews […]

Spectacular Toronto

July 13, 2010 by


The Summer 2010 issue of Spacing is about spectacle, and to open the issue DoUC assembled a timeline documenting two-hundred years of spectacle in Toronto. We were thrilled to get almost two spreads of the magazine, for what turned out to be a rather hefty list of events. Here’s some text and some images, but […]

Bee City

December 26, 2009 by


A map depicting the average roaming radii of bees and the intensity of bee diversity thoughout Toronto – published in the upcoming issue of Spacing Magazine Bees are a hot topic these days. First there’s the new wave of disaster-hypothesizing correlating the discovery of a declining bee population, with the extrapolated consequence of diminishing food […]


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