Since the inception of the firm in 1996, Christopher Simmonds Architect has provided a broad range of clients with the highest quality of service on residential, institutional, commercial and educational projects.
Our goal is to promote individual and community well-being through an integrated design that fully supports all needs of the client, while respecting the overall integrity of the site from the perspective of architecture, environment and community.
With a reputation for maintaining an open dialogue with our clients and listening closely to their needs, we are able to delight them by providing solutions that exceed expectations.
Achieving outstanding results in quality of design is attested to by an extensive array of design awards won by the firm. Christopher Simmonds Architect also exhibits strong leadership in sustainable approaches to design. We designed the first LEED gold certified building in Ottawa (Rideau Valley Conservation Centre) and in 2008 we were awarded the Canada Green Building Council's Leadership Award for "fostering sustainable design, construction and management in buildings in the national capital regional of Canada."
This spectacular example of 19th century home restoration, presented by The DMD Group, just goes to show that older structures don’t have to look dated. Multiple elements of this 19th century home were kept intact and perfectly preserved to maintain a decidedly sophisticated mood. An outdoor stone health placed on the other side of the indoor […]
Meet an apartment that brings in the old with the new. The original light wood flooring has been restored and kept intact, going perfectly with the brick wall that lines the living room and kitchen. The wood chairs, desk and tables seem at ease in this laid back and effortlessly designed environment. Many light fixtures […]
Typically, dorm style living is seen as a last resort for students of all nations. A private home was gutted and completely renovated, giving one lucky student access to a place where private studying and small gathers are looked upon favorably. This dorm is very similar to studio apartments, in terms of structure. The living area […]
In Zelenograd, designers Polina and Alexandra Fedorova embarked on an interior design project that is being showcased here. This example of apartment interior design leaves much to the imagination. The space is basked in shades of black, brown and grey. Accents and accessories are used at a bare minimum, but it is plain to see that this […]