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Manotick Renovation featured in Ottawa Citizen.

Our Manotick Renovation project featured in Ottawa Citizen. One of our favorite exterior renovations was featured in the Homes Section of the Ottawa Citizen on October 6th. The full story “Renovation Transformation – Asian inspired renovation transforms Manotick bungalow” can be read here: https://ottawacitizen.com/life/homes/renovation-transformation-asian-inspired-renovation-transforms-manotick-bungalow This home is also part of the “2018 Homes for the Holidays”…

Canadian Contemporary: The Northern Home

Canal Terrace House featured in Canadian Contemporary: The Northern Home “Canadian Contemporary is an outstanding compilation title offering comprehensive insight into Canada’s residential architecture realm as it currently stands. Stunning full-color photographs and detailed plans highlight an array of stylish designs from some of the country’s most talented contemporary architects. Each project is a unique…

GOHBA & OHBA Finalists!

We are thrilled to announce CSA is a finalist for a number of projects in both the Ontario and Ottawa Housing Design Awards.  We want to thank all of our clients for choosing to work with us, and also to the builders and contractors involved in these projects. Ontario  Home Builders Association Finalist: Canal Terrace…

CSA is Hiring!

Position:  Senior Architectural Technologist Be part of a talented team that is focused on design excellence and customer service.  Recognized as leaders in contemporary architecture, our firm has received numerous awards for our residential and commercial projects. We have an immediate opening for a full time senior technologist. The ideal candidate would have 5+ years’…

Gatineau Hills Modern featured on Houzz

A Houzz writer hand-picked our Gatineau Hills Modern project to be featured in an editorial ideabook on the homepage of Houzz! Click through the collection of “Outstanding Floors From Around the Globe” below. Picture Perfect: 50 Outstanding Floors From Around the Globe

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…