Perspectives, Ideas and News

The Office Idea Book — Creative Solutions that Work

Judy Shepard from RSD Publishing features recently completed interiors of the Holiday Films Production Studio, to showcase Altius’ commercial projects in the downtown Toronto core. The project was chosen for its creative solutions…
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Claremont Residence

  This home is sited on an amazing property that offered both the intimacy of a classic English landscape as well as expansive panoramic views over rolling, rural fields towards Lake Ontario. The…
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Secrets of the Master Builder

Where the Idea of ‘Master Builder’ Comes Back into the House
The founding partners of Altius met during their architectural studies in the 1990’s. In 1998, they founded Altius Architecture Inc. on beliefs…
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Porch Priority

Phillipa Rispin from Montreal & Toronto Home Magazine writes of Altius’ latest cottage project in the Muskoka region, North of Toronto. Photo credits to Brandon Barré. Be sure to check out your local…
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15 Young Firms to Watch: Altius Architecture, Toronto

  15 young firms to watch: altius architecture, toronto
The American Institute of Architects thinks Altius Architecture is at the top of their game.
“We started more as designers/builders than anything else, in order to get our foot in the door. We did additions, renovations, anything we could do to get some experience.” “Doing construction management has set

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10 Architects from Toronto You Should Know About
Posted by edwinlara on May 15, 2012 | No Comments
“We believe that the best buildings are achieved when architects, engineers, consultants, constructors and clients come together to achieve something greater than the sum of their individual parts. ” – Altius.
Gallery House is a commercial gallery space that spans 1200 square feet and …

Dwelling on the miniHome

Dwelling on the miniHome
Just last week, Altius’ sister company Sustain Design Studios journeyed down to California for the annual Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles. This year, we were proud to introduce the first finished…
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Architectural Beauty In An Accessible Home

Written by Sheryl Steinberg The Globe and Mail
The Toilevator. In hindsight, the name of the electric toilet riser should have raised a red flag for Geoff and Melissa Teehan and their newly…
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Going Green Can Help More Than Just Your Conscience

In the world of architecture, building ‘Green’ has become the corner stone of the industry.
But with higher upfront costs and longer paybacks what are the real motivations for building owners to
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Sustain Design Studio Celebrates the Launch of Their Spring Production Run with MP Tony Clement

This past weekend Sustain Design Studio hosted Member of Parliament and President of the Treasury Board, Tony Clement, at the miniHome production facility for the launch of spring construction and FedNor funding announcement.…
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