Winners in the 2019 NKBA awards

Delayed a year, NKBA Ottawa announces kitchen & bath winners from among 2019 projects.

Ottawa’s 2020 designer of the year

Sascha Lafleur of West of Main eat, breathes and sleeps design.

Ottawa a serious contender for national housing awards

Local housing industry has 21 finalists in Canadian Home Builders' Association Awards for Housing Excellence.

13 stunning staircases

Design-savvy staircases are surging in popularity in Ottawa lately. Here’s a look at 13 of them.
From the experts

4 keys to low-maintenance exteriors

If you want long-term low maintenance around the outside of your home, keep these design considerations in mind.
From the experts

What's the cost of a custom home?

A primer on costs for a custom home.

2020 People's Choice winner is white and bright

Greenmark captures its third People's Choice Award for a stunning ensuite.

2020 Housing Design Awards

Usually a gala dinner, this year’s event had to go virtual to recognize the best in Ottawa design.

Who are the People’s Choice finalists?

A look at the 16 projects vying to win the 2020 People’s Choice Award.

Tour the 2020 Minto dream home

Grand prize in the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime lottery is only open virtually this year.

Dream home lottery launches

Despite delays in finishing the grand prize home, the Dream of a Lifetime lottery is open.

An armful of trophies

Taking a look at designer Nathan Kyle’s 7 Housing Design Awards wins.

‘That’s pretty huge’

What it takes to win both custom builder & designer of the year, in the same year.

Your custom home paperwork

What warranties or other documentation your builder should give you.

Considering a custom urban infill?

5 things to know if you want to build an urban infill home in Ottawa.

2019 People's Choice winner

A gorgeous backyard oasis is once again the People's Choice in the Ottawa Housing Design Awards.

NKBA awards: 2018 project winners

White rules, with dashes of glass, wood and marble, in the winning entries at the Design Excellence Awards.

Custom home building basics

Guiding you through the process of putting together the right team to execute your dream project.


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