People’s Choice 2023 Round 3 voting: renovations

Rooftop additions, kitchen remodels, whole-home renovations, basements and more: get inspired by — and vote for — your favourite renovation project in the 2023 Round 3 of the All Things Home People’s Choice Award.

This award, which is sponsored by All Things Home, is a prestigious trophy given out at the annual Housing Design Awards — a much-anticipated celebration of the Ottawa housing industry’s finest in design that’s put on by the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association.

“We are very excited to invite the public to vote for their favourite designs through our People’s Choice Award,” says Linda Oliveri Blanchard, who chairs the awards committee. “While winners of the Ottawa Housing Design Awards are selected by judges from across Canada — judges who are top-level professionals in the architecture, construction, and design industries — the People’s Choice Award is selected by the public.


“It is always interesting to see what the general public selects as their favourite design because it gives our industry’s designers insight as to what people are looking for when it comes to looks, feel and functionality,” she adds.

“Because of this, many of our finalists see this as the most prestigious trophy of the awards program. We draw thousands of votes from the general public, and we are very excited to see what deign the public selects this year as the very best of the best.”

Over seven weeks that began Aug. 15, you can vote online for your favourite entries in several preliminary rounds, with the finalists from each round squaring off in a final round to determine the winner.


Voting schedule

Round 1: Aug. 15-20 — production homes & condos

Round 2: Aug. 22-27 — custom homes

This week — Round 3: Aug. 29-Sept. 3 — renovations


Round 4: Sept. 5-10 — kitchens

Round 5: Sept. 12-17 — bathrooms

Round 6: Sept. 19-24 — design details & innovation


Final round: Sept. 26-Oct. 1 — choose your favourite from the top projects in each of the first six rounds

The winner will be announced at the awards gala Nov. 4 at The Westin Ottawa.

2023 Round 3 of the All Things Home People’s Choice Award

This week, renovations are in the spotlight. Representing the breadth of design across the Ottawa area, the 22 projects to choose from range from one-room projects to whole-home transformations.


You can vote on the 2023 Round 3 entries until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 3, at

Along with the photos above, here’s a sampling of the projects from each of the companies who are entered in this round:

About the Author

Anita Murray All Things Home Ottawa homes

Anita Murray

Anita Murray is the co-founder of All Things Home Inc. and owner of Three C Communications. The veteran journalist has covered the Ottawa housing industry since 2011.



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