• Housing Design Awards

    Lean, green award-winning machines

    The Ottawa Citizen, October 25, 2012
    Patrick Langston

  • Housing Design Awards: Sweet modern victories

    There are multiple honours for an eclectic group of entrepreneurs, who arrived in Ottawa with little, yet built successful companies that have changed the skyline

    The Ottawa Citizen, October 15, 2012
    Sheila Brady

  • Call of the Wild

    On the banks of Ontario’s Rideau River, a spacious open-concept farmhouse imparts quaint pastoral charm with a chic, modern touch.

    Style at Home, September 2012
    Iris Benaroia

  • California dreamin’

    Clever design marries traditional Ottawa with a West Coast vibe

    The Ottawa Citizen, August 24, 2012
    Sheila Brady

  • The wish list

    With a wealth of buying and finishing options to choose from, which ones are home buyers opting for?

    The Ottawa Citizen, June 2, 2012
    Sheila Brady

  • Wood Avenue House

    Large Georgian home leaves small enviro footprint

    SABHomes, Spring 2011
    Linda Chapman

  • Contemporary warmth

    Linda Chapman's eco-friendly home

    Ottawa at Home, January 31, 2011
    Mary Taggart

  • Light Box

    With an eye for style, Jane Nicholson turns a minimalist white box of a house into a warm and elegant home with a distinctly Parisian sensibility.

    Ottawa Magazine, February / March 2009
    Hattie Klotz

  • Natural Architect

    Some might say Linda Chapman is ahead of the curve

    Ontario Home Builder, Summer 2007
    Terry Tinkess

  • How to build an Eco-friendly house (PowerPoint)

    Lecture session from the National Custom Home
    Building Show & Conference 2006

    October 28 & 29, 2006
    Linda Chapman

  • Sometimes smaller is smarter

    U.S. architect and author Sarah Susanka is the spark plug behind a design movement to deliver modest homes packed with fine finishes and multi-functional rooms.

    The Ottawa Citizen, August 4, 2001
    Kathryn Young

  • Mountain Equipment Co-op Store

    Salvaged materials and energy efficiency paramount for "green" infill retail building.

    Wood Le Bois, Spring 2001
    Linda Chapman

  • Super-Smart Superstore

    International Design Magazine, February 2001
    Gail Finke

  • Designing for Disassembly

    Designing for disassembly provides an innovative strategy for attaining environmental goals and building adaptability.

    Canadian Architect, January 2001
    Vince Catalli and Maria Williams

  • A winner overhaul

    This extensive, and impressive, Glebe renovation won the 2000 Design Award from OCHBA

    The Ottawa Citizen, December 9, 2000
    Kathryn Young

  • The last(ing) straw

    The Globe and Mail, September 9, 2000
    Janice Lindsay

  • Environmental showcase

    Private homes can easily adapt green building ideas from innovative Mountain Equipment Co-op store in Westboro

    The Ottawa Citizen, September 2, 2000
    Kathryn Young

  • MEC makes 'hay' with 'greenprint'

    Linda Chapman gets a lot of wisecracks about the three little pigs and straw houses: The huff-and-puff-and-blow-your-house-down variety. But she knows what the pigs knew and the wolf didn't.

    The Ottawa Citizen, October 16, 1999
    Shelly Page

  • Clutching at straw

    Aylmer couple builds a house to last - out of straw

    The Ottawa Citizen, February 28, 1998
    Karen Turner