Designer of the Year: Taking a closer look at Project1 Studio

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Ryan Koolwine & Danielle Powell of Project1 Studio.

In an example of how it takes years to become an overnight success, the team behind Project1 Studio landed firmly on the Ottawa design radar this year after claiming the Designer of the Year award at October’s Housing Design Awards.

Begun almost a decade ago as a part-time venture, Project1 morphed into a full-time architectural practice shortly after, with the firm’s founding couple tackling urban infill, multi-unit residential, commercial and renovations. And the studio has now grown to six employees. Full story


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