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Monarch Ultra Relay Run

Monarch Ultra Relay Run

We truly believe in the need to support and amplify the message of environmental stewardship and the conservation of biodiversity. Lett is proud to once again sponsor the 2021 Monarch Ultra Relay Run. This year 100% of donations raised through the Monarch Ultra will go to Camp Kawartha, a non-profit organization committed to nature education..
140 Simcoe Street

140 Simcoe Street

Breathing new life into an old building. The neighbouring building to the Lett Studio, 140 Simcoe Street, is being stripped of all but the bones, ready for renewal. The remaining ornamented cast iron columns are carrying a steel beam which supports the upper storeys. Lett Architects is working with Summers & Co. on the rejuvenated..
North Hastings Community Hub

North Hastings Community Hub

Earlier this week our design of the North Hastings Community Hub was presented to the Town of Bancroft Council and the community. This new four-story, 27,135 sq. ft. mixed-use building includes thirty affordable housing units, with nine accessible units and a new 4,000 sq. ft. space to house the North Hastings Public Library. The building..
Lett-Certified B Corporation™

Lett-Certified B Corporation™

Lett Architects Inc., proudly announces its newly earned Certified B Corporation™ status. Becoming Canada’s only B Corp™ architectural practice, and one of only a handful in North America. “This certification reaffirms a commitment we made several year ago to social corporate responsibility,” said Bill Lett, Managing Principle. “It’s a process of continuous examination, identifying next..
Canadian Canoe Museum – Press Release

Canadian Canoe Museum – Press Release

The Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ontario, stewards the world’s largest collection of canoes, kayaks, and paddled watercraft. More than 600 in number, the watercraft, and their stories have a pivotal role to play in understanding our past – and our collective future. As part of their responsibility for this cultural asset of national significance..
Monarch Ultra

Monarch Ultra

At Lett we continually strive to find sustainable solutions in all our work. It is easy to become overwhelmed by the magnitude of a changing climate, however, there is poetic strength in the monarch butterfly that gives hope and inspiration. A species so delicate miraculously has the power to travel 4,300km each year. The Methuselah..
Peterborough Vibrancy

Peterborough Vibrancy

Lett studio members Michael, Gleb and Shayne, joined over 50 other community volunteers this past weekend at the downtown Peterborough vibrancy site. This is the final phase of the Downtown Peterborough andGreen Up inaugural vibrancy project, which aims to create a more vibrant downtown. The project included the removal of over 787m2 of asphalt along the edge of..
World of Choices

World of Choices

Design Principal Michael Gallant is participating in today’s World of Choices event organized by JA Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka.  World of Choices brings students together with career mentors working in desired fields, industries and professions.  In small sessions, students become empowered to succeed in designing a career path.  The mission of Junior Achievement is to inspire..
DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD

DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD

The Studio principals attended Chandos Construction’s Industry with Purpose Event in Toronto. Craig Kielburger, New York Times bestselling author and Co-Founder of the WE Organization and Afdhel Aziz, Amazon #1 author of Good is the New Cool – gave our team the perspectives and ideas to build an organization with purpose.  
Sustainable Peterborough Awards

Sustainable Peterborough Awards

Last Thursday studio members Amélie Besnard and Kelvin Kellman along with the Downtown Vibrancy Team, accepted the Sustainable Peterborough Award, in the Land Use category, for our work on the Depave initiative. The ceremony was held at one of our recently completed projects, the Peterborough Agricultural Heritage Building.