COLE+Associates joins IDEA Inc.

COLE+Associates Architects Inc. is pleased to announce that as of January 1st 2019, we have joined IDEA Inc. IDEA Inc., with offices in Ottawa and Sault Ste. Marie, is a boutique design firm offering architectural and engineering services within the Institutional, Commercial & Industrial (ICI) sector. A holistic approach to high performance building design and construction, a deep knowledge of the art of design and strong attention to detail are the pillars of the integrated … Continue reading

C+A Takes Home Heritage Award

Our lifecycle renewal project for the Aberdeen Pavilion is this year’s winner of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals Award of Excellence in Conservation—Architecture. Aberdeen Pavilion, located in Lansdowne Park, is a National Historic Site of Canada. Our work on the building consisted of repairs to the floor slab, renovations and construction of washrooms, upgrades to accessibility issues, and restoration of the main “barn” doors and windows. The judges singled out our attention to detail … Continue reading

Advanced Research Complex: Green Building Excellence Award Finalist

The University of Ottawa Advanced Research Complex (ARC) was a finalist at this year’s Ontario Green Building Excellence and Leadership Awards. The awards recognize “outstanding new projects and programs in Ontario which go above and beyond the normal scope of sustainable best practices” and were presented by the Canada Green Building Council at the CaGBC Ontario Awards Gala on November 1, 2018. The 14,860m2 building (including 6,002m2 of labs and 2,312m2 of office and support space) … Continue reading

Vote to Make COLE+Associates the Ottawa Citizen’s People’s Choice Award Winner

Online voting is now open in the Custom Home category for the 2018 Ottawa Citizen People’s Choice Award. Help make our Kenwood Avenue Residence the winner by casting your vote now! Voting is spread over five rounds rounds and includes the over 170 finalists in this year’s GOHBA Housing Design Awards. Our Kenwood Avenue Residence is in the Custom Homes round, which is open from August 29 to 11:59 pm on Sunday, September 2. The … Continue reading

COLE+Associates is a 2018 Housing Design Award Finalist

The Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association (GOHBA) announced this week that COLE+Associates is a finalist in the 2018 Housing Design Awards for our Kenwood Avenue Residence project! We’re excited and honoured to be in the running for Contemporary Custom Home (2,400 st. ft. or less) with Westboro Homes. GOHBA’s Housing Design Awards “celebrate our industry’s successes in innovation and quality of design and construction.” Respected home building professionals from across Canada will judge the awards, … Continue reading

Interior Designer Shannon Bonner Rejoins C+A

COLE+Associates is pleased to welcome Shannon Bonner back to the team to offer a range of full interior design services to our clients. Shannon previously worked with C+A in 2016 and 2017, working on interior fit-up projects for corporate clients while being responsible for interior design and furniture procurement. Shannon, a licensed interior designer in both Ontario and Quebec, offers professional experience working on a variety of medium to large scale projects. In her new … Continue reading