Is Architecture Dead?

Is Architecture Dead?

I was sitting in the office of a lawyer the other day. He was going over a contract that I had been sent from a prospective suitor for my services. I am a designer of buildings and integrator of concepts that involve buildings.I am a designer of small buildings and homes as I am licensed through the province on a…

The Driveway House – 1294 College Street – Article By Architourist, Dave LeBlanc of the Globe and Mail Newspaper

The Driveway House – 1294 College Street – Article By Architourist, Dave LeBlanc of the Globe and Mail Newspaper

I had the privilege of having the Architourist, David LeBlanc and the Globe and Mail Newspaper take an interest in my work. Here it is. Home on a parking spot – [People Before Cars] DAVE LEBLANC Special to The Globe and Mail Last updated Thursday, Jun. 20 2013, 11:18 AM EDT ‘I love a challenge,” Rohan Walters says with a laugh as he…

HGTV – Extreme Homes – www.pioneertv.com – Request to Owner of 157 Coxwell Avenue, a.k.a. “the lego house”, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Reactions to My Work

Jennifer Scaife, the realtor who sold 157 Coxwell Avenue, received this request in her email yesterday and copied me on it. I will, of course, not interfere with the desire and response by its present owner. It is nice to still receive indications of interest. The last HGTV (Home and Garden Television) interview I did was program called – “LOOK…

Urban Issues

This Post is from our Community organization Residents for A Quiet Ride: https://www.facebook.com/residentsforaquietride The Handsome TTC inspector at College Street and Lansdowne Avenue, Thursday June 13, 2013 in the afternoon. I’m riding home after a morning meeting and a trip to my bank. As I am passing Brock Avenue heading west I see and unusual sight, a streetcar driver heading…

Jane’s Walk – Toronto. In honour of Jane Jacobs – 1 Crown Park Road Garden and Deck

Although Art Wood (an owner) and Todd Irvine (the arborist) forgot to mention Spaces By Rohan Inc. on the Jane’s Walk Tour of 1 Crown Park Avenue in the Beach the other weekend, Alan Hall (the other owner who was out of town that weekend) was kind enough to send me the link from the community paper. I hired Todd…

A day in the life of a Nottingham Designer

Toronto Design & Architecture

I have not physically been to Nottingham however I did grow up in this Euro-Western culture reading and watching plays, movies and the like about the sheriff of Nottingham and Robin Hood. One of my favourite tales for many reasons. Somehow in my mind Toronto/Ontario Bureaucracy evokes images of the sheriff of Nottingham for me. So many of use just…

Architecture Design and Hope

Architecture Design and Hope

Toronto’s design future is bright. In my heart that is what I want to believe and that is how I have been acting. I intend to work with this expectation into the future. Toronto is a product it’s province and a product of this country. This country is a product of its people. Therefore, by deduction Toronto’s design future ultimately…