On May 8, the Ontario Association of Architects handed out it's annual awards and this house in Port Hope was the winner in the Design Excellence Category. This house treads lightly on the land but provides the lifestyle the owners' were looking for. OAA president Toon Dreessen says "Most houses aren’t designed by architects, but as more and more Canadians see the value architects bring to design, they recognize that the investments they make in hiring an architect to design their house is…

It’s a winner: Port Hope house rises above

It’s a winner: Port Hope house rises above - The Globe and Mail

Architect Toon Dreessen made the most of a living room wall by reorienting the space and surrounding a fireplace with built-in storage drawers, shelving and extended hearth for extra seating.

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