Canadian Home Builder’s Award Finalist – Addition

This not a tear down and rebuild! This addition and extensive interior renovation optimizes front and rear river views, natural light and indoor / outdoor integration. The use of craftsman detailing – adding a front porch – makes this home naturally inviting, functional and extremely livable. The interior renovation and addition design was challenged due […]

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Finalist GOHBA Home Renovation/Addition

The existing home was compartmentalized with spaces not connecting and no rear yard access. Furthermore, the front entry was very small and poorly laid out.  For this home renovation, adding a vaulted front entry with angled transom windows and vaulted portico ceiling makes this home very inviting and gives this home elegant curb appeal. Adding […]

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Lagois Design Build Renovate Rustic Remodel

Rustic Remodel – Within a Strict Budget

This rustic remodel design had to meet the requirements of a family of four by removing the existing addition, maintaining the existing stone home, adding a new addition to include: formal entry that also functions for family, dining area, and family room. The second level includes a laundry room and master suite. The design needed […]

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OHBA Finalist – Amazing Indoor Outdoor Integration

Harmonizing with nature! Optimizing views, integrating indoor outdoor integration, using natural elements such as stone patios and walkways, and adding a front porch makes this home naturally inviting, functional and livable. The addition consists of a mudroom entry, large bright kitchen, family room and second floor master bedroom and ensuite. The mudroom features slate flooring […]

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Curb appeal by Lagois Design Build Renovate

OHBA Renovation Finalist – Sensational Curb Appeal

The design goals included improving the curb appeal, improving interior traffic flows through living room to outdoors and to master bedroom (through office/bedroom), visually integrating indoors and outdoors, providing 3 season porch, relocating laundry to second floor, and providing sitting area off master bedroom. One of the major design challenges was to avoid altering or […]

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CHBA Award Finalist – Stone Farm House Addition & Renovation

A garage, entry/mudroom, family room addition to a “Turn of the Century” home. The addition is clad with cement fibreboard, includes an outdoor covered porch with fireplace. 2006 Canadian Home Builders Association Award Finalist for Renovations and Additions 2006 Ontario Home Builders Association Award Finalist for Renovations and Additions 2006 Ottawa Carleton Builders Association Award Finalist for Addition $100,000 […]

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light-filled sunroom

Single Storey Art-Deco Style Sunroom Addition

Single storey art-deco style sunroom addition.  This sunroom addition features: eastern exposure to minimize heat gain, integration of indoors and outdoors, hydronic radiant floor heat, gas fireplace, ceramic tile floor finish with ‘snake design’ and garage/mudroom access from addition.

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healthy building materials

Winner of the 1st CMHC – Healthy House Award

CMHC Renovation Award Winner (First in Canada) for Healthy Renovation for the Hypersensitive. The addition features healthy housing materials such as straw board sheathing, poured concrete (main floor) slab, natural  materials, low VOC materials (low volatile organic compounds) – paints, glues, caulking, etc. The exterior landscaping incorporates natural materials.

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exterior renovation by Lagois

GOHBA Design Award Finalist – Master Suite Addition Over Garage

The design criteria for this magnificent project included: larger garage, mudroom entry, walk-in pantry, eating area, family room, larger front foyer, front portico, master suite and upper floor laundry. The quaint covered front portico addition naturally invites visitors to this magnificent home. The overall design increases functionality, takes advantage of exterior views, integrates indoor and […]

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