Judy’s House

Judy’s House

We built this home in 2016, and it is still one of our all-time favourite projects. It checks all the boxes – designed and estimated in house, completed on-time and on-budget, located just 40 km from home, first-rate client who is now a friend. Not to mention...
Root Radical Farm House

Root Radical Farm House

How sweet is it when you are building a house, and your uncle down the road grows your insulation? All the more when you are young, busy organic farmers building a house while running a CSA. It’s inspiring to work with people that accomplish big things by working hard...
A Retirement Home

A Retirement Home

This couple worked alongside us all day every day and the bond that formed between us makes this one of our all-time favourite builds. Downsizing from a large family home, this 1500 sq.ft., one-storey home was designed with ease of construction and living in...
Monk’s Cabin

Monk’s Cabin

Built originally for a monk visiting from Thailand, the Kuti (Thai for cabin) is now a sweet retreat for the couple who own it and their friends. Its small size, the wood stove, the straw bale walls, the pine ceiling and floor make it a cozy get-away. Bolted to huge...
Garden Shed

Garden Shed

Built at Toronto’s Botanical Gardens, this is one of the city’s few straw bale buildings. Sixteen-inch wide straw bale walls are a hard sell where space is limited and, real estate is pricey. We did receive many inquiries from visitors wanting to buy or rent the shed...