November 28, 2017

Project Spotlight: Greystone Village

Greystone Village is a unique urban development on a site that is steeped in history and community significance. For more than 150 years the 26 acre site has been the home of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and the Sisters of the Sacred Heart. From here the Oblate Fathers had...
October 18, 2017

Building a Bridge

If you’ve ever wandered west of Kanata along the 417, you’ve surely seen The Bridge Wesleyan Church. Occupying a long, roadside piece of land on the north side of the Queensway, The Bridge is a familiar site to Ottawa residents who commute to the Kanata area and attend hockey games...
October 17, 2017

Cottage at Backwards Bay

The Cottage at Backwards Bay sits on a Québec island nestled into a hillside amongst boulders, spruces and pines. As you approach the cottage, you make your way to the entrance of this peaceful abode through a quaint outdoor living room that sits below a treehouse bedroom. The bedroom is...
September 28, 2017

2017 Housing Design Awards Finalists Announced

On Monday, August 14th, the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) named their finalists in the 34th Annual Housing Design Awards. This event recognizes excellence in the housing industry across the greater Ottawa area. Awards will be handed out to this year’s top designers, builders and renovators in a prestigious evening...
September 26, 2017

Taggart Partners with Hobin on Hintonburg Redevelopment

History meets industrial modern architecture in the heart of Ottawa’s Hintonburg community with the heritage-inspired redevelopment of 1140 Wellington Street West. Hobin Architecture was proudly retained as Project Architects working along side the Taggart Group/Tamarack Homes on the recently completed phase one: Tamarack Wellington, the new mixed-use building at the...
August 16, 2017

Project Spotlight: Mutchmor Public School

Built in 1895 as a four-room school in the Romanesque Revival style, Mutchmor Public School is an elementary school in Ottawa, Ontario. It is located in The Glebe at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Lyon, and run by the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Various expansions of Mutchmor Public have...
July 7, 2017

Touring the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards

It’s one for the Ottawa history books, an important architectural reinvention, revitalizing the old and investing in the future, within a template of sustainability. Welcome to 7 Bayview Road, now commonly referred to as the Bayview Yards – Ottawa’s Innovation Hub. Collisions of creative geniuses, entrepreneurs and professionals from the...
June 19, 2017

Restoration of an Ottawa Gem on the Rideau Canal

The historic home at 3 Léonard Avenue sits on a prominent corner lot overlooking the Rideau Canal. Its beautiful turret has acted as a gateway to Old Ottawa South for the better part of a century. It has housed many families, notably the Hintons, the descendants of the esteemed Joseph...