About Canterra



Canterra Design + Build is an award-winning Ottawa based, full service architectural design firm, specializing in residential developments ranging from custom home designs to distinctive large-scale additions and renovations. With over 20 years of experience working with private clients, renowned local architectural firms and recognized Tarion Registered builders, we understand the unique requirements and detailed aspects essential for top-quality architectural design projects. We pride ourselves on the imagination and innovation in our custom designs that reflect our clients’ vision, and in providing customer service that is second to none.

Canterra Design + Build provides professional drawings using industry-standard AutoCAD (Computer Aided Drawing) technology and has an established reputation for excellence among not only our strong and expanding client base, but also with our carefully selected and nurtured professional alliances.  We maintain an active membership with the Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association (GOHBA), Bill 124 certification, and are a registered design firm through the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Our team stays up to date with new products, changing building codes, by-laws, and technology to ensure that your home design project is a quality, professional experience.


Canterra Design + Build is committed to being a leader in the residential architectural design and construction industry, and to exceeding our clients’ expectations by providing the highest level of quality and expertise to every custom home design project.


Canterra Design + Build provides a wide range of home design and project management services, ensuring that your project receives consistent and practised attention to detail through every phase of your project. Canterra Design + Build focuses our expertise on the following areas:

  • Custom Home Design
  • Concept Drawings
  • Construction Drawings
  • Project Management
  • Construction Estimating
  • Urban Planning
  • Structural Engineering
  • Grading and Septic Design
  • 3D Architectural Renderings – Interior and Exterior