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Gallery House Finalist in Canada Green Building Council’s Green Building Awards

We are delighted that our Gallery House is a finalist in the Inspiring Home category of the Canada Green Building Council’s Green Building Awards. Winners will be announced at the Awards dinner on May 10th as part of the Conflux Conference. This conference is the meeting point of green buildings, clean technologies, and the influence…

GOHBA 2017 Housing Design Awards Finalists Announced

The Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association named their finalists for the GOHBA Annual Housing Design Awards – recognizing excellence in the Ottawa housing industry. Awards will be handed out to this year’s top builders, renovators, designers and architects in a prestigious evening of recognition. We are so proud and honoured to have been named finalists in…

Gabe Prost, Certified Passive House Designer

We are pleased to announce that Gabe Prost, one of our Senior Architects, is now a Certified Passive House Designer. Passive House (Passivhaus) is considered to be the most rigorous voluntary energy-based standard in the design and construction industry today. Passive House buildings consume up to 90% less heating and cooling energy than conventional buildings. With…

Double Decker: Our Modern Guide to Outdoor Living

When the homeowners of their 20-year-old, two level deck realized that their outdoor living space was in desperate need of repairs, it proved to be the ideal time to invest in a renovation that would change the way they lived. They wanted to be able to cook and entertain outdoors for as many days of…

House in the Garden: A Stunning Kitchen Oasis

Opening up the house to a spectacular outdoor garden was the key objective of this Christopher Simmonds Architect renovation. The project team worked on changing the back of the house into a series of stone piers to give the feeling of being in an open pavilion. Full height sliding doors connect the kitchen to the…

Atlantis Avenue

Winner of the Greater Ottawa Home Builder’s Association Annual Housing Design Award for “Custom Urban Home, Contemporary”, Atlantis Avenue is a stunning multi-level new home build with expansive views of the NCC green space and Ottawa River. Upon the first site visit, it was clear to our team that the design needed to capitalize on…

Strength in Natural Material Driving the Design of New Tomlinson Headquarters

For more than 60 years, Tomlinson has established a strong reputation for providing the very best products and services for their clients, so it was essential that the design for their new corporate headquarters was representative of the strong core values that have propelled them forward as construction and environmental leaders. As a company of…

Our firm wins 8 awards at GOHBA Housing Design Awards

It was a fun night at the recent Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association (GOHBA) Housing Design Awards.  We were the recipient of 8 awards: Renovation $100,000 to $200,000 for our Elm Street project High Rise Building, 50 units or more for “The Eddy” (a Windmill Development project) Any Room in the House  – with RND…

Khachilife – The Nature of Design: An Interview with Architect Christopher Simmonds

An interview with Christopher Simmonds from Khachilife – The Nature of Design.

Past meets present at Woo family’s West Wellington Home, Ottawa Citizen

Past Meets Present (Ottawa Citizen article May 27, 2016) Our clients of our “Westboro Village Modern” home were featured in a recent Ottawa Citizen article.  Take a look and read the article here that talks about the process and decisions they made to build their dream home.